May 29, 2013

Effective IGs Are Watchdogs, Not Lapdogs

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the U.S. Inspector General Act of 1978 — the landmark legislation that created the audit and investigative agencies that serve […]
May 24, 2013

Is Your Audit House Shatterproof?

You’ve heard the expression, “People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” A corollary drawn from a presentation I share with government auditors, though applicable […]
May 13, 2013

​Do You Live Your Life in Color?

Last month, I lost two people who had an important influence on my life. One was a dear relative and the other a close personal friend […]
May 6, 2013

Small Rocks Can Cause the Biggest Waves

Some time back, I blogged about “big impact” audits, those career milestones we look back on with the satisfaction of knowing that our work, and profession, made […]
May 1, 2013

Five Probing Questions the Audit Committee Should Be Asking the CAE

No relationship for a chief audit executive (CAE) has been transformed more over the past decade than that with the audit committee. According to The IIA’s Audit […]