March 28, 2021

My 500th Blog Post: Final Reflections from The IIA

When I assumed the role of President and CEO of The IIA on Jan. 5, 2009, little did I know that I was embarking on what […]
March 15, 2021

2021 Pulse of Internal Audit: We Are All in the Same Storm, But Not the Same Boat

​It is hard to believe COVID-19 has dominated our lives for more than a year now. Few could have imagined the depth to which it would […]
August 3, 2020

​5 Things Internal Audit Must Tell the Audit Committee Now!

As we continue to navigate the treacherous risk landscape that includes an ongoing global pandemic, much is being said and written about whether internal auditors are […]
May 18, 2020

​Return-to-workplace Risks: Is Internal Audit Stepping Up?

Last week, I urged internal auditors to “roll up their sleeves” and help their organizations navigate risks related to returning workforces to their normal places of […]
May 11, 2020

Returning to Workplaces Will Be Risky: Roll Up Your Sleeves, Internal Audit

After weeks of uncertainty and anxiety over the COVID-19 pandemic, sporadic signs of normalcy are beginning to appear. A growing number of jurisdictions are easing or […]
April 20, 2020

​COVID-19 Quick Poll: Internal Auditors Cope With Threats While Embracing Opportunities

During the COVID-19 pandemic, The IIA is focusing much of its efforts on providing practitioners information they need to not just survive, but to thrive in […]
April 13, 2020

COVID-19 Is No Black Swan — It’s in Technicolor

At first glance, the coronavirus pandemic threatening populations around the world appears to fit the textbook definition of a “black swan” event. But looks can be deceiving. […]
March 2, 2020

In the Face of the Coronavirus, Internal Auditors Must Do More Than Don Masks

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has transformed from a growing medical crisis to also a macroeconomic one in a matter of days. The potential impact of the virus […]
January 13, 2020

Internal Audit Alert: The Next Battlefield May Engulf Your Cyber Networks

n the modern risk era, any number of events can accelerate the speed of risks developing or increase the likelihood of their impact on organizations. This […]
January 6, 2020

​Five Internal Audit Resolutions for 2020 and Beyond

Loyal readers of “Chambers on the Profession” know that the first blog post of the year traditionally offers five New Year’s resolutions for internal auditors. This […]