Internal auditors must be nimble to navigate today’s complex business world, where they’re expected to anticipate risks, add value, provide assurance and be more strategic than ever before. Audit teams are now continuously striving to do everything more quickly and more efficiently, usually without enough resources.
As new regulations emerge, cybersecurity and privacy threats introduce new risks, and organizations race to innovate and disrupt, internal auditors need to be flexible and fast. They must become agile auditors.
Agile internal audit isn’t about tossing out your existing approaches, nor will it work in every situation. An agile approach to audit is not an automatic replacement for what you’re currently doing, but as a tool that helps you add even more value.
This eBook explores the benefits, challenges and best ways to implement agile audit in your organization.