Chambers on Internal Audit

November 15, 2015

When Your Professional Assets Become Your Liabilities

Are you one of the best and brightest internal auditors in the profession? Are you dedicated, determined, and detail-oriented? Are you knowledgeable and self-reliant, and so […]
November 9, 2015

One Bad Apple Can Tarnish Us All

I am often asked by those within the internal audit profession, “What keeps you up at night?” My answer often surprises. One of the things I […]
November 2, 2015

Internal Audit and the Value of Perspective

Great internal auditors understand the value of perspective. When grown and nurtured through exposure to all areas of the organization, it is the driver of insight. […]
October 26, 2015

Back to the Future: Could We Have Envisioned Internal Audit in 2015?

Last week, the world celebrated “Back to the Future Day,” an event inspired by the 1989 movie Back to the Future Part II, which envisioned what life […]
October 19, 2015

Leadership Lessons From an Audit Giant

Each of us have likely encountered individuals from whom we have learned much about the art of leadership. If we are fortunate, we are able to […]
October 12, 2015

Fantasy Island: Lessons Learned From DraftKings and FanDuel

Another week, another example of internal control failures hurting an organization and industry. Details of the scandal engulfing the online fantasy sports company DraftKings should be […]
October 5, 2015

From Trusted Adviser to Double Agent: Are Regulators Trying to Redefine Internal Audit?

Internal audit is under great pressure — pressure to meet growing stakeholder expectations, pressure to adapt to new and rapidly emerging risks, pressure to keep up […]
September 28, 2015

Volkswagen Scandal: The Undoing of a Corporate Icon

My first car was a used 1967 Volkswagen Beetle. It was a great little “starter” car, but only a couple of months after I bought it, […]
September 24, 2015

Internal Auditors Can Learn a Lot From the Wit and Wisdom of Yogi Berra

This week, America lost one of its true icons with the death of former New York Yankees great Yogi Berra. He was 90. While Yogi was […]
September 21, 2015

Overcoming Stigmas: We Don’t Check Boxes or Count Beans in the 21st Century

The IIA’s Financial Services Audit Center recently hosted a well-attended and highly successful inaugural Financial Services Exchange in Washington, D.C., bringing together legislators, regulators, and internal […]