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Conducting Remote Audits Using Integrated Information Analysis Systems
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Conducting Remote Audits Using Integrated Information Analysis Systems

The Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation (Accounts Chamber), Russia's Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), recently began using an Information Analysis System (IAS) integrated with government entity databases to conduct remote audits. The SAI's experience underscores benefits to using such an approach and identifies requirements for implementation. As government entities increasingly use information technology to fulfill missions, audit agencies may consider...

Data, Auditing & Strategy: Unlocking Knowledge in Capitalizing on Opportunities, Addressing Challenges
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Data, Auditing & Strategy: Unlocking Knowledge in Capitalizing on Opportunities, Addressing Challenges

Data has become a prominent auditing buzzword—as revealed through the increased use of the term throughout the global accountability community to include the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) and its member Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs). While data opens up new possibilities for SAIs...