DARE TO BE DIFFERENT: TIPS FOR CONDUCTING AGILE AUDITS
by Chantal Hewston, Internal Audit Principal, Shared Services Canada
When it was created in 2011 to modernize the delivery of information technology infrastructure across the federal government, Shared Services Canada was tasked with leading five major programs. The department’s internal audit division was responsible for providing assurance services for these large, complex, and rapidly evolving programs.
It soon became clear that a traditional audit process would not allow the internal audit team to look at the key risks of these programs in a timely and value-added manner. A more agile approach to auditing was needed. In this article, Chantal Hewston explains how the internal audit team rose to the challenge and transformed its audit process to meet the demands of its environment.Read the Article