Purchase-to-Payment Leading Practices
The purchase-to-payment process focuses on requisitioning, purchasing, receiving, paying for and accounting for goods and services. This tool features a number of leading practices to assist with process improvement.
Inventory Management Capability Maturity Model (CMM)
This capability maturity model can be used to measure the maturity of an organization’s inventory management process and to assist its progress from the initial/ad-hoc state toward the optimized state.
IT Change Management Review Memo
This sample memo summarizes the findings of an internal audit review of an organization’s IT change management process.
UPDATED REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Request for Qualifications: IT Professional Services Qualified Vendor List
This is a sample request for qualified IT services to help create an IT vendor list for multiple year projects. The information requested in this document includes: description of work to be performed, service categories, procedures for obtaining services, and special contracting terms and conditions.
UPDATED BENCHMARKING TOOL
Manage Capital Planning Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
This tool can be used by a company looking to standardize key performance measures for improving the capital planning process.
Inventory Management Appraisal Questionnaire
This inventory management process appraisal questionnaire can be used to assess the function and identify gaps in the process.
Candidate Evaluation Guide
This guide can be used by an interviewer or recruiter to rate a candidate for an internal audit position. It suggests competencies and criteria that could be applied to someone seeking to obtain employment in the audit group.
IPO Organizational Meeting Guide
This document outlines key discussion topics and a timeline for an IPO organizational meeting.
AUDIT ANALYTICS ARTICLE
Credential Stuffing at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
In this article, Audit Analytics discusses credential stuffing and offers suggestions on what companies can do to avoid and mitigate related cyber attacks.
HOT ISSUE ARTICLES
Emerging Technology Companies: Create Your Game Plan Now for Going Public
This article suggests a few questions that emerging technology companies may want to weigh as they formulate their game plan for going public in 2019 or beyond.
Leveraging Technology to Ensure Sustainability of Privacy
This article explores some of the considerations organizations are making to refine processes and become more efficient as technology vendors adjust their products and marketing to reflect the increased demand for GDPR tools.
Getting Operational Resilience Right
This article outlines six key actions firms should be taking to support and evolve their approach to operational resilience.
The Importance of Cyberresiliency
This article explores how cybersecurity is an endless process of chasing and preventing known attacks; anticipating attacks; and monitoring, alerting, patching, remediating and implementing solutions. Source: isaca.org
Internal Audit Awareness Month: More Than Just Talking the Talk
Internal Audit Awareness Month is a globally coordinated effort to raise awareness about this wonderful profession. Source: theiia.org
FEATURED KLplus CPE TRAINING COURSE
Identifying Risks in Your Organization
This course focuses on identifying risk factors, which is the first stage of risk management. It outlines key techniques you can use to identify risk including how to use root cause identification, the Delphi technique, and brainstorming sessions. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credit, and by the end of the course, the learner will be able to:
DID YOU KNOW?
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Topic
- Distinguish between internal and external risks
- Match situations to either the brainstorming or interviews risk identification technique
- Recognize when to use reviews and analysis in identifying risk
- Recognize actions to take in planning a brainstorming session
- Identify guidelines for conducting a brainstorming session to identify risks
- Recognize ways to deal with common brainstorming challenges
- Use techniques to identify risks in your organization
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