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The IIA Data Analytics Resource Exchange

Data Analytics Resource Exchange

The IIA provides perspectives, insights, tools, and resources to support your needs in data analytics, so use this resource page to access the latest information.

The Analytics Journey: Finding the Right Direction

The Analytics Journey: Finding the Right Direction

Does your department know what it wants to achieve with analytics? Auditors need to establish why the department wants a program, how the program supports its mission, and how it fits into the organization. After all, if auditors don’t know what they came to do, how can they do it?

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Latest Articles and Blogs Trending and Research Guidance

Latest Articles and Blogs

Garner insights and leading practices from internal audit leaders:

Behind the Data
Do You Have Data Fever?
Analytics-driven Audits
Gauge Your Analytics
Six Audit Analytics Success Factors
Data is a Matter of Trust
Mining for Process Gold
Auditing Analytic Models
Auditors and Analytics

Trending and Research

Explore books,thought leadership, reports, and research:

How to Launch and Advance an Internal Audit Data Analytics Program
Innovation in Internal Auditing
Data Analytics: A Road Map for Expanding Analytics Capabilities
Data Analytics: Elevating Internal Audit's Value
FSAC: Leveraging Analytics and Data Visualization
Leveraging the Value of Data Analytics
Pulse Solution: Data Analytics
Pulse Solution: Perspectives on Assurance Over Organizational Use of Data
Risk Data Aggregation


Leverage the Standards and guidance to effectively audit culture:

IG: 2010 - Planning
IG: 2100 - Nature of Work
IG: 2120 - Risk Management
IG: 2130 - Control
IG: 2320 - Analysis and Evaluation
GTAG: IT Change Management: Critical for Organizational Success, 3rd Edition
GTAG: Auditing IT Governance
GTAG: Understanding and Auditing Big Data
GTAG: Data Analysis Technologies
GTAG: Auditing Privacy Risks

Audit Channel

Video: Analytics Expertise

PayPal’s global head of audit analytics, Ryan Kastner, discusses what type of analytics competency internal auditors should possess, including the ability to work with big data.

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Resources and Services Video Conferences and Courses

Resources and Services

The IIA provides a variety of professional services and tools:

Quality Services and Resources
Audit Intelligence Suite
Audit Executive Center
Guidance: International Professional Practices Framework®(IPPF®)
Cybersecurity Resource Exchange


Hear from subject matter experts the latest tips and best practices on Audit Channel:

Analytics Expertise
Analytics Challenges and Evolution
IT Skills for Today's Auditors
Addressing Resource Issues With IT
Small Department, Big Challenge
Understanding Blockchain
Data Analytics: Applications for Auditing, Pt 2
Overcoming Data Analytics Implementation Barriers
Getting the Most Out of Data Analytics

Conferences and Courses

Strengthen your knowledge and skills through conferences and courseware:

Implementing Data Analytics in Internal Audit
Data Analysis and Sampling
Data Analysis for Internal Auditors
CAATs Data Mining and Other Internal Audit Activities
General Audit Management ConferenceTM
Governance, Risk, and Control ConferenceTM