Providing assurance on organizations’ core functions, auditors have been involved in advising boards on key strategic initiatives, with some enjoying the status of trusted advisor. That is both a recognition that traditional audit work is not enough on its own to help the business execute its strategy in the face of emerging risks, and a realization that internal auditors can do more.
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Data Governance: What Directors Need to Know Now
The latest issue of Tone at the Top explores the vast, relatively new landscape of data governance and offers guidance on what boards and directors need to know and do now to ensure their approach to data governance positions their organizations for success.
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A Voice in the Boardroom
As businesses face a growing range of external threats, internal audit’s remit has expanded. In light of shifting expectations, to what extent should a CAE report to other board committees — or even to the full board? And for those wishing to explore that route, how can they get the audience and credibility to play this enhanced role?