Focused Agile Audit Planning Using Analytics
Field: Auditing | Delivery Method: Self Study | CPE Hours: 1.0
As many audit departments are moving toward agile auditing, they struggle finding an effective technique for planning that goes beyond the traditional risk assessment. We recommend using exploratory data analytics to focus the agile plan and address those risks with the greatest exposure.
- Use data analytics for exploratory testing to validate a draft plan that incorporates emerging risks
- Dispel the Top 5 Analytics Myths
- Develop an agile risk based plan that aligns with senior management objectives
- Deliver a continuous monitoring plan with tools to your control owners
AuditNet® is the Global Resource for Auditors, and serves the global audit community as the primary communications resource with an online digital network where auditors share resources, tools, and experiences including audit work programs and other audit documentation.
As the first online portal for the global audit community, AuditNet® has been at the forefront of audit websites dedicated to promoting the use of technology. http://www.auditnet.org/
Jim Kaplan, the founder of AuditNet®, became a Certified Internal Auditor in 1984. He has continuously promoted and encouraged the use of technology and the Internet for audit productivity.
As an active member of the IIA, he has held many positions at the local and International level. He is a founding member of the Northern Virginia Chapter and served as Chapter President in 1989. He retired from his government audit director position in 2005. He is the founder and President of AuditNet®, the global resource for auditors, and has been identified as an Internet for Auditors pioneer. Jim's contributions to the profession were recognized by the IIA (2007 Bradford Cadmus award) and the Association of Local Government Auditors (Lifetime Achievement Award). In addition to the IIA, he is a member of the Association of Local Government Auditors and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.