Build Resilience to Cyber Risks.

According to a global IT risk and compliance survey 2021 conducted by IT provider MetricStream among global security and risk experts, IT security and compliance are the top technology investment priorities this year. When asked about their plans, 38 percent of respondents said they would increase their IT risk management spending this year. However, the […]

Auditors warn: Hybrid office working leads to a cultural crisis

According to a new study by the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, Hybrid working creates a “cultural crisis” for companies by undermining employee loyalty, making it more difficult to retain talented employees and detecting fraud. Nearly half of lead auditors believe the move to remote working during the pandemic damaged corporate culture. The steep rise […]

Which topics are currently occupying the CFOs?

The expectations and assessments of CFOs are taken up in the new study by Deloitte. In a survey, CFOs were asked about macroeconomic, corporate strategy and financial topics. A total of 140 CFOs of large German companies were surveyed in the study It becomes clear, for example, that 43% of the companies surveyed have already […]

Use of technology in internal audit in times of Covid

What is the use of technology in the internal audit function in times of pandemic? This is one of the questions answered in the new report „Internal Audit’s Digital Transformation Imperative: Advances Amid Crisis – Analysing the Impact of 2020 on Internal Audit Functions‘ Implementation of Technology“. The Internal Audit Foundation and the AuditBoard jointly […]

Chief Strategy Officer Survey 2021

Deloitte’s new „Chief Strategy Officer Survey 2021“ provides insights into the assessments and perspectives of CSOs worldwide on the future shape of the strategy function as well as their own role in times of the pandemic. It identifies a total of four core topics that are on the CSO agenda. These are: – Strategy Evolved: […]

Internal Audit’s Digital Transformation Imperative 2021

According to a survey by AuditBoard and the Internal Audit Foundation (IAF), the ongoing digital transformation of internal auditing will accelerate rapidly in 2021. 22 % of the 134 surveyed heads of internal audit stated that they will implement cloud-based technologies this year. The report Internal Audit’s Digital Transformation Imperative: Advances amid Crisis highlights how […]

Record optimism among CEOs

CEO confidence is up significantly – worldwide. With the Covid-19 pandemic already occupying us for a year, CEOs‘ Optimus is at a record high. Overall, 76% of CEOS surveyed believe global economic growth will improve over the next 12 months, up from 22% last year. That’s according to PWC’s Global CEO Survey, which polled more […]