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Our insights page is your go-to resource for industry reports and research directly from TeamMate. We've partnered with industry experts to bring you meaningful insights that can help you better understand the latest trends in audit and influence your audit strategy.


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Blog Post As an Internal Audit Director working for Wolters Kluwer, a large multinational company that’s also a TeamMate+ customer, me and my team are, like everyone, working in manner and in a world that 3 weeks ago was almost unthinkable.
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Thought Leadership Is auditing culture just another risk factor in a governance audit, or could it be seen as the basis for the entire audit plan?
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Thought Leadership Understanding and managing the next generation of auditors.
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Thought Leadership Examination of the key role Technology Champions play within audit departments and their impact on organizational success.
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Thought Leadership As the results of our 2016 global technology study indicate, audit leaders from around the globe are seeking to fine-tune their risk assessment and audit planning activities to better address the dynamic nature of their rapidly changing risk environments. To support these enhancement efforts, the 2016 TeamMate Global Audit Technology Survey focused on the key processes underlying these activities.
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Thought Leadership An advisor is someone you call occasionally for an opinion, but a partner is the one you consider in every decision. Within internal audit, we have an opportunity to assume the role of relevant partner through the process of combined assurance.
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Thought Leadership Mindset is the foundation of success and is created through the combination of education, training, and experience. We should therefore consider mindset in an internal audit team’s performance.
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Thought Leadership Combined assurance is viewed as an optimal means to achieve assurance objectives. Yet as TeamMate research suggests, there are other levels of coordination that merit serious consideration from most internal audit functions around the world for which the combined assurance approach to addressing coordination and alignment with other units is either impractical or too ambitious for their specific situations.
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Thought Leadership In addition to implementing the right audit analytics solution, there are several steps you can take to advance the use of data analytics within your internal audit team.
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Thought Leadership At the audit activity level, the CAE is a manager responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the internal audit function. On an organizational level, the CAE’s role is also to provide assurance on the effectiveness of risk management and the control environment.
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Thought Leadership In this report we will describe how CAEs can tackle various challenges and develop strategic plans designed to optimize internal audit performance.
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Thought Leadership In this paper, we will establish a baseline understanding of differing generations and we will discuss the role stereotyping plays in our organizational culture.
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Thought Leadership In this report, we discuss the importance of audits containing quantifiable data to increase assurance and reduce risk.
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Thought Leadership Organizations need an agile internal audit capability that brings together a coordinated strategy and process that is supported by a strong information and technology architecture.
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Thought Leadership Financial Services is a complex and ever-evolving industry. In this report, we outline some emerging risks that can spring up and catch organizations off guard.