The Basics of Internal Audit Management: 4 Essential Steps

AUDITWARE

The internal audit process can be very complex, but the fundamentals are straightforward with the right internal audit management approach. This article provides some back-to-basics tips for your next internal audit. Planning An internal audit identifies risks that may prevent an organisation from achieving its goals, whatever they may be. For example, private sector companies…

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IDEA 10.3 – What’s New?

AUDITWARE

CaseWare Analytics has now launched the latest version of IDEA® Data Analysis software, and this release offers a multitude of new features and general improvements designed to help make your audits run even more smoothly and efficiently than ever before. Take a peek at the top new features available in IDEA 10.3, including faster load…

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Why You Need to Prepare Your Data

INDUSTRY

“When you’re cooking, preparation is an essential step. Ingredients need to be collected, peeled, marinated and put where you will be able to reach them when the oil is hot or the oven reaches the right temperature,” says Data Informed guest author, Bernard Marr, “this is also true in any business analytics and intelligence-driven process.”…

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5 ethics principles for Data Analytsts

INDUSTRY

Big Data is big. That much is obvious. What might not be so obvious is just how powerful and error prone it can also be. Susan Etlinger of Altimeter Group noted in her 2014 TED talk that “we can process exabytes of data at lightning speed, which also means we have the potential to make…

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Dark data: You have the data, but do you need it?

INDUSTRY

Big Data equals big opportunities for organisations of all sizes. In fact, organisations that utilise data analytics in their decision-making process have a 5-6% better output, on average, than those who rely on experience and intuition. Lack of awareness has a part to play for this figure not being higher. The common misconception is that Data analytics is only suitable…

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