2016 North American Pulse of Internal Audit

​The Pulse of Internal Audit report addresses challenges to the profession, emerging risk, and solutions for the internal audit practitioner. These specific solutions are developed through interviews with CAEs and other subject matter experts, as well as case studies and articles that take a deeper dive into these areas.
 

2016 North American Pulse of Internal Audit

Time to Move Out of the Comfort Zone

The 2016 North American Pulse of Internal Audit report focuses on areas where changes in the business environment, changes in technologies, and changes in people are affecting the risk environment for organizations.

How are internal auditors keeping up with these changes? In a bygone era, audit professionals carved out a comfort zone focused on financial and operational risks. The results from the survey highlight opportunities for internal audit to move out of the comfort zone.

2016 North American Pulse of Internal Audit

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​Pulse Solutions

The Pulse Solutions series comes in response to the needs identified in the North American Pulse of Internal Audit. The series offers solutions gleaned from interviews with leaders in and around the internal audit profession.

 

Pulse Solutions: Perspectives on Assurance Over Organizational Use of Data

In this article, three CAEs share how each provides assurance over the interpretation and application of data in their organizations. More...


Pulse Solutions: Perspectives on Auditing Culture

The 2016 North American Pulse of Internal Audit reported that the majority of organizations responding to the survey do not audit culture. According to the survey results, identifying and assessing measures of organizational culture appear to be major obstacles to auditing organizational culture. In this article, three CAEs who audit organizational culture share their perspectives and practical examples for addressing culture. More...


Pulse Solutions: Perspectives on Cyber Resilience

​Being cyber resilient is being ready for the inevitable cyber incident, and resilience programs are as varied as the enterprises that deploy them. CAEs from three organizations — Tiffany & Co., Zions Bancorporation, and the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control — reveal how each is preparing to provide services, support employees, and serve customers even while under attack. More...


Pulse Solutions: Perspectives on Soft Skills Development

​How do you develop soft skills on your team? This article provides summaries of responses from three CAEs to questions about their approach to developing their team's soft skills. More...