Chambers on Internal Audit

April 1, 2019

​Every “Where Was Internal Audit” Moment Presents an Opportunity

One of the constant challenges for internal audit is to overcome being the unwelcome guest at the party. So, it is not a common occurrence when […]
March 24, 2019

10 Emojis That Sum Up An Internal Auditor’s Life

Last week, The IIA successfully hosted its annual Global Council where delegates from more than 80 countries assembled in Japan. While there, I learned that emojis […]
March 11, 2019

​The Journey for Internal Audit Holds Valuable Lessons

We kick off the 2019 General Audit Management (GAM) conference today in Dallas-Fort Worth with more than 1,200 in attendance either in person or through our new livestream […]
March 4, 2019

A Preview of the 2019 Pulse of Internal Audit Report

For nearly five years, I have been urging practitioners to “audit at the speed of risk.” I first used the phrase in a July 2014 blog […]
February 25, 2019

​It’s Your Career: Write Your Own Story

I recently had the opportunity to address a graduate internal audit class at my alma mater – Georgia State University (GSU). My message that night was […]
February 18, 2019

​Internal Auditors: What Is It You Do?

Anyone who spends time with internal auditors will quickly learn there is a quiet passion that drives many of the best practitioners. It is built on […]
February 11, 2019

5 Ways Internal Audit Can Fail to Adequately Serve Its Organization

There are a multitude of pressures on modern internal audit departments. Expectations are high, resources are limited, and risks are emerging at unprecedented speed. Many chief […]
February 4, 2019

​Wells Fargo Further Empowers Internal Audit

I have often quoted Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard regarding what motivates change. He wrote, “All change is preceded by crisis.” American economist and Nobel laureate Milton […]
January 28, 2019

Being the Bearer of Bad News Is Never Easy for Internal Audit

Every profession has its ups and downs, and internal audit is certainly no exception. In fact, some of the most awkward and, yes, even painful moments […]
January 20, 2019

The Challenges to Internal Audit in a Zettabyte World

The long-promised next generation of mobile connectivity, known as 5G, will soon be reality, with some experts predicting a quantum leap in the technology in as […]