Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. The company operates subsidiaries in 120 countries and employs more than 151,000 people around the world, the largest portion of whom are technical engineers. ‘‘We’re leveraging agile methodology to make sure that we can flex our audit approach as these uncertain times warrant,’’ says Microsoft Group IT Audit Program Manager Michael Williams. ‘‘We’re also trying to become more creative in how we execute our audits and in the staffing models we deploy.’’
In this profile, Williams explains how his team has leveraged agile auditing methodologies and technologies to stay ahead of the curve.