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5 Things That Should Spook Internal Auditors About the Future

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

Halloween is celebrated this week across large parts of Europe and North America, bringing a quirky combination of costumed revelers and things that go bump in the night. While it's safe to say most internal auditors won't be scared by the ghost and ghoulies who appear at their doorsteps, there are some aspects of the future that should make them tremble.

Technology has accelerated the pace of change to breakneck speed. We are in an era when a backlash to too much change in too short a period of time is affecting diverse areas of our lives, from our politics to how we communicate to the security of our jobs. Some of the current geopolitical upheaval and economic uncertainty, I believe, are repercussions of that pace of change. Our profession is particularly susceptible to these challenges.

Read the full blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.