The IIA has released a practice guide entitled “GTAG 16: Data Analysis Technologies.” This guide aims to help CAEs understand how to move beyond the tried and true methods of manual auditing toward improved data analysis using technology. After reading this guide, you will:
To further assist CAEs and other individuals who use this guide, we also have included a detailed example of the application of data analytics to procurement control activities in Appendix A. Consistent with where most data analysis starts, these examples are largely focused on simple data matching and reperformance of automated system functionality used in providing assurance.
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Non-members may purchase this GTAG from the IIA Bookstore.
An updated edition of the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) guide, more commonly known as the Red Book, is now available. Visit the IIA Bookstore for more information.