is audit function going to get replaced by machine learning and automation?

Sometimes I think that we will all soon be out of a job, and then I have a very boring task to do, and I wonder why I can’t just ask a machine to do it…

do you spend a long time trying to find out how to analyse SAP data?

Over the years, I must have spent on average about 8 hours a week searching on blogs about SAP data. I remember quitting Deloitte and starting as a freelance consultant for some global corporations that wanted analysis of SAP data…

Luckily they saw it before the external auditors did!

Internal auditors can today have the power to do what external auditors try to do- but much better. This is because they can be experts in their company and their company’s data. Harnessing the power of data analytics, internal auditors can see all of the obvious problem areas in the company…

The five legged sheep that knows data analytics and internal audit

Is it possible to get all the required set of skills in your business area? The reason that most companies are not advancing quickly as they should with data analytics for audit is a human one, rather than a technical one…

Have you ever felt like you boss feels that internal audit is a waste of time

Internal audit is sometimes seen as a legal necessity rather than a value-added service. However, when auditors get their hands on some data analytics, they can show-up their Big 4 external audit friends and zoom straight into the country, entity, operating unit and transaction that is fraudulent…  

data analytics for dummies

Data analytics is only for IT people right? Wrong! Recently I was working for a CFO of a drinks company who couldn’t master anything to do with data or Excel. Problem was, all of his figures were produced in Excel by his staff…