Chambers on Internal Audit

April 28, 2015

Internal Audit Quality: Coping With Snails and Rabbits

Occasionally, it helps to take a light-hearted look at a serious topic. I have been speaking and writing about the imperative of internal audit timeliness for […]
April 20, 2015

Navigating the New Internal Audit Talent Shortage: Strategies for Success

Over the years, I have noted that the demand for internal audit talent can be cyclical. I’ve concluded that the need for qualified practitioners is influenced […]
April 20, 2015

Internal Audit: Providing Assurance not Insurance

Regular readers of this blog know my assertions about the value of internal audit. Our profession offers an indispensable service that is essential for businesses, governments, […]
April 13, 2015

China: The New Frontier for Internal Auditing

As I write this week’s blog, I find myself once again in perhaps one of the most dynamic places in the world for the internal audit […]
April 6, 2015

Inspectors General: The Four Pillars of Their Credibility

Once again, a U.S. Inspector General (IG) has come under scrutiny, this time for behavior being described as a pattern of misconduct, including allegations of retaliation against whistleblowers […]
March 30, 2015

Managing an Internal Audit Career: How Do You Know When It’s Time to Go?

One of the most rewarding aspects of my job as president and CEO of The IIA is the opportunity to meet young professionals just starting their […]
March 23, 2015

There Is Plenty to Celebrate About the State of Internal Audit

It is the time of year when there is a seemingly endless number of white papers and research monographs being published on the internal audit profession. […]
March 16, 2015

Pulse of Internal Audit Reveals Strong Workout May Be in Order

This year marks the 40th since I began my career in internal auditing. I have seen huge changes over that time, not only in technology and […]
March 3, 2015

Internal Audit Enjoys Home-field Advantage in the Fight for Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity continues to be a major concern for businesses, with seven in 10 chief audit executives surveyed identifying it as a high or critical priority, according […]
March 2, 2015

Contributing Your Voice to Internal Auditing’s Body of Knowledge

Professions that do not grow and evolve are doomed to irrelevancy. The profession of internal auditing is no different. If internal auditors in the 21st century […]