emerging risks

December 7, 2023

Here Comes 2024! What’s Keeping Internal Audit’s Stakeholders Awake?

Since the dawn of this decade, the world has been in a perpetual state of crisis. Whether COVID, geopolitical conflicts, macroeconomic events or other turmoil, risks […]
October 24, 2023

There’s Remarkable Global Consistency on Internal Auditors’ Risk Radar

In a recent blog, I shared insights on the newly published PwC Global Internal Audit Study 2023: Seeing Through Walls to Find New Horizons. In the […]
September 14, 2023

A “PESTLE” Analysis: 6 Steps For Identifying Emerging Risks

In a recent blog for AuditBoard, I observed that the world has seemingly entered “a state of persistent crisis, with no sense of how we’ll escape.” […]
August 7, 2023

Four Key Risks Dominate the Outlook for the Remainder of 2023

I am often asked for the most common advice I offer to internal auditors seeking to deliver greater value for their organizations. I offer 3 simple […]
May 23, 2023

Heads Up Internal Auditors: Emerging AI Compliance Risks Are Genuine

For the past few years, there has been an ongoing debate about whether artificial intelligence (AI) will present risks or opportunities for the internal audit profession. […]
May 8, 2023

Did Banking Regulators Just Throw Internal Audit Under the Bus?

When Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) closed its doors in early March, I joined many in wondering what kind of risk and control environment the bank had. […]
March 13, 2023

New IIA Report Is a Timely Benchmarking Resource for Internal Auditors

For 15 consecutive years, The IIA has used its impressive reach to survey internal audit professionals throughout North America. The 2023 North American Pulse of Internal […]
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 […]