April 25, 2022

Five Characteristics of Impactful Internal Audit Departments

An evergreen challenge for internal auditors is how to make a real impact. Gone are the days when we could simply be value protectors who patrolled […]
April 18, 2022

5 Questions the Audit Committee Should Ask Internal Audit – But Doesn’t

No relationship for a chief audit executive (CAE) has been transformed more over the past 20 years than that with the audit committee. According to The IIA’s […]
April 11, 2022

Drive-by Auditing: 5 Signs of a “Hit-and-Run”

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The IIA’s adoption of risk-based audit standards. I chaired The IIA’s Internal Audit Standards Board at the time, and […]
April 6, 2022

New Surveys Raise Alarm Bells for Internal Audit

I have been avidly monitoring the health of the internal audit profession for the past two decades. During my initial tenure at the IIA, later at […]