December 16, 2019

​From the Epicenter of Corporate Governance, Internal Audit Exposes Weaknesses

It is not often when a new report reveals information that is truly startling or exposes a previously unknown wrinkle to an area as well studied […]
November 25, 2019

​IIA Takes a Principled View of Corporate Governance

For the better part of a decade, corporate scandals have emerged with embarrassing regularity. Whether involving circumventing regulations, financial misstatements, or executive misbehavior, each is a […]
October 21, 2019

​When Boards Are Surprised, Who’s at Fault?

The number of shocking corporate scandals that have damaged major corporations reads like part of a top 10 list of news events from the past decade […]
October 15, 2019

​Groundbreaking IIA Report Could Reshape Views on Risk Management

Against a backdrop of numerous high-profile corporate scandals, boards of directors around the world are facing increasing pressure to perform. Activist investors, changes in technology, and […]
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 […]
November 5, 2018

5 Future Developments That Could Elevate Internal Audit’s Stature

I have written extensively about the work internal auditors must do to fulfill their own potential and that of the profession in enhancing and protecting the […]