October 2010

October 29, 2010

ISACA and The IIA Sign MOU

In September, we announced the results of a meeting held at the ISACA International Headquarters office between the senior management staff of ISACA and The IIA. It was a valuable opportunity for the two organizations to reflect on the challenges and opportunities we face in serving our similar constituencies. We did more than just talk, however; we laid the groundwork for a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) between us, which has now been signed and is in effect.

The MOU creates a basis for cooperation and collaboration between ISACA and The IIA for the advancement of the global internal auditing profession through the mutual sharing of knowledge, experience and best practice, thus allowing the associations to benefit from each other’s respective work and involvement.…

October 22, 2010

On the Profession in Europe

As you may have noted, my blog has been silent for the past two weeks. This is not because I didn’t have anything to say. Instead, I have been making my way across Europe visiting with a number of our key institutes here. As I wrap up my visit with IFACI (IIA-France), I am pleased to report that across Europe, the profession is showing strong signs of recovery from the global financial crisis.

My travels began with a visit with leaders of the newly “Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors” of the U.K. and Ireland. The institute was officially chartered on October 1, 2010.…