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BENCHMARKING SURVEY ANNOUNCEMENT
Protiviti's 2020 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey
For the second year in a row, we are assessing how innovation and transformation are impacting the audit process.
The survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete and will be available online until December 15
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Intellectual Property Capability Maturity Model (CMM)
This capability maturity model can be used to measure the maturity of an organization’s intellectual property management process and to assist its progress from the initial/ad-hoc state toward the optimized state.
Procure-to-Pay Scoping Questionnaire
This sample questionnaire can be used to assess the processes associated with procure-to-pay management.
Shared Services Guide
This sample guide focuses on opportunities for performance improvement of services and functions associated with the shared services center.
IT Change Management Policy
This sample policy provides an overview of procedures organizations should perform during the IT change management process.
Facility Access Controls Policy
This sample policy provides an overview of procedures organizations should perform during the facility access controls process.
Healthcare Key Issues Bulletin: Issue No. 9
This industry bulletin highlights recent significant issues and changes within the healthcare industry and provides solutions for organizations to keep pace with these matters.
HOT ISSUE ARTICLES
The OCC’s 2020 Supervision Plan Targets Emerging Risks Facing Financial Institutions
This article discusses the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s supervisory plan for 2020, which is designed to help financial institutions set their own risk management strategies and priorities.
With a Change in the Credit Cycle, a Rise in Special Assets Is Likely: Is Your Institution Prepared?
This article outlines some communication techniques organizations can use to reduce the total number of hours spent on Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance.
KNOWLEDGELEADER BLOG POST
How to Successfully Optimize Your BCM Program
Business continuity management (BCM) is the development of strategies, plans and actions that provide protection or alternative modes of operation for activities or business processes which, if they were to be interrupted, might otherwise bring a seriously damaging or potentially fatal loss to the enterprise. This week's blog post focuses on optimizing your BCM program.
@ISACA Newsletter: Volume 23
This edition of ISACA's newsletter covers tips for improving risk assessment and analysis, applying COBIT to vendor risk management, and what is in store for the next-gen auditor. Source: isaca.org
Keeping an Eye on Culture Using New IIA Guidance
One of the most valuable services the IIA provides is developing thought leadership that offers insight and foresight for internal audit practitioners. This article describes the IIA's basis for creating Auditing Culture, a new Practice Guide on a subject that has garnered a great deal of attention. Source: theiia.org
FEATURED KLplus CPE TRAINING COURSE
Using Robots and RPA in the Workplace
In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of both physical and software robots. You’ll explore how to distinguish between them and how they are being integrated in the workplace. You'll also learn best practices for implementing and managing robots. And you’ll learn the considerations for using physical robots and software robots in the workplace and how to optimize the human-robot relationship. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credit, by the end of the course, the learner will be able to:
KNOWLEDGELEADER'S GREATEST HITS!
Internal Audit Risk Assessment Report
- Use robots and RPA in the workplace
- Identify the characteristics of a robot
- Recognize ways to improve the way employees work with robots
- Identify considerations for using physical robots
- Distinguish between types of physical robots
- Identify the benefits and risks of using software robots
- Identify key best practices for implementing robotic process automation
- Knowledge Check: Robotics
This sample reports results from an annual risk assessment and proposes an internal audit plan based on the assessment.