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BPK Big Data Analytics (BIDICS): From a Question that has No Answer

Big Data Analytics (BDA) has increased significantly in recent years. BDA is frequently used to represent immense amounts of data, so users can analyze it more efficiently and make judgements in audit process (Saggi and Jain 2018). Consequently, the worldwide auditing community has formed to mobilize the use of BDA in auditing (Appelbaum, Kogan, and Vasarhelyi 2017). 

The AFROSAI Governing Board’s Extraordinary Meeting and the 15th AFROSAI General Assembly Part 2: SAI Egypt’s Summary and Participation

SAI Egypt participated in the AFROSAI Governing Board’s Extraordinary Meeting, as well as the 15th AFROSAI General Assembly Part 2.

OLACEFS CTIC Helps SAIs Strengthen Impact through Technology

In 2021, the Commission for Information and Communication Technologies (CTIC) of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) undertook numerous efforts to help the region’s SAIs enhance the impact of their work through communication technologies. CTIC is…

WGBD Meets to Discuss Big Data Importance, Limits, Integration, Quality

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions’ (INTOSAI) Working Group on Big Data (WGBD) met…

OLACEFS Commissions Support Big Data, New Initiatives

CTIC and EFSUR, two OLACEFS committees, contributed to big data discussions at the most recent OLACEFS General Assembly and helped implement new initiatives within MERCOSUR respectively…

CNAO Hosts Working Group on Big Data Inaugural Meeting

The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Working Group on Big Data (WGBD) held its inaugural meeting April 17-19, 2017, in Nanjing, China. Forty nine delegates from 18 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) were in attendance. At the opening ceremony…

Symposium Highlights Big Data and Sustainability

“Audit is our business. Information is our oxygen.” These words, offered by Mr. Wesley Vaz Silva from the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Brazil, capture the essence of the 24th United Nations (UN)/International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Symposium held in Vienna, Austria, May 31-June 2, 2017. Roughly 150 delegates from more than 70 SAIs and international institutions, including the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs…