This book provides a high-level overview of the major changes reshaping the demands on internal auditors and lays the foundation for your audit function’s shift to emerging technological internal assurance.

Agile IA is an innovative approach that uses Agile software development values, principles, and practices to transform how internal audit engagements are executed.

This methodology enhances the internal audit value proposition by facilitating a more agile approach to addressing organizational risk dynamics.

Agile IA includes process improvements, team-based iterative planning, sprints (time-boxed work increments), daily stand-up meetings, project collaboration with stakeholders, and iterative releases of work products.

This is a book about data - about how to reduce large data sets down to the critical few high-risk subsets and how to select items or transactions for testing.

Auditing Social Media, 2nd Edition, shows you how to leverage the power of social media for instant business benefits such as reaching new markets and increasing sales, while evaluating the risks involved.

The most successful businesses are using social media to gain real advantage over their competitors. But do they fully understand the risks?

This updated second edition provides internal audit professionals with insight on how to partner with the business to help ensure the pitfalls related to social media are identified and avoided.

This 7th edition builds on Sawyer’s legacy by looking at internal auditing from a business perspective. It is organized to show what chief audit executives need to know to develop the ideal internal audit function and what internal auditors need to know to deliver current internal audit services and products.

The recent evolution of data and analytics provides organizations with limitless opportunities to capture more value. Most organizations know they need to implement analytics in their operations, but many struggle with how best to do that. The material in this book will help managers and decision makers gain the necessary perspective to develop a strategy or hone existing efforts—even as continued innovation and technological advances are creating new applications for technologies.

The guide includes practice questions that will help develop knowledge of best practices in the industry, including questions specific to Mandatory Guidance of the IPPF and the Core Principles for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The questions are representative of the format, length, and content of questions that a CIA candidate can expect to see on future exams.

This updated edition provides internal auditors with guidance on how to put into practice The IIA’s International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF). It represents a major restructuring of the earlier works, reflecting the new IPPF and Internal Audit Mission Statement, which came out in 2015 and introduced the Core Principles and Implementation Guides.

Author Rick Wright shows you how to align risks to business objectives, create a practical audit plan, and conduct a step-by-step risk assessment. New to the second edition:

Successful organizations figure out ways to effectively manage their risks to thrive in an uncertain and rapidly changing world. Some rely on the experience and business savvy of their leaders; many others leverage a more disciplined approach, commonly referred to as enterprise risk management (ERM).

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