Category: Leadership Blog

Agile Internal Audit : Shifting focus from Conventional methods to Emerging Technologies

Audit Committees are constantly challenged to provide more value to Stakeholders and at the same time enhance Organizational growth. The Board and the C-Suite are demanding deeper insights into Audit, Risk & Compliance data to align them with Business goals. The conventional methodologies to address these challenges are most of the times complex,tedious, time-consuming, inefficient and…

Deriving the key element of Agility from Martial Arts for Internal Audit Leadership

Innovation, Automation & Agility are the new normal and finding ways to anticipate the unexpected Risks & Opportunities adds great value to a Business. While our previous post in this exciting Audit Efficiency blog series talked about how the key element of Innovation derived from Music can be leveraged for gaining efficiency in Internal Audit,…

Creativity & Harmony : Key Elements of Internal Audit Leadership derived from Music

From the previous post on Internal Audit landscape of 2018 & beyond, we infer that the only way to survive in the given Business scenario is to Change and to Innovate. Industry Leaders are anticipating major changes in Internal Audit Processes with the key features of Analytics and Automation Technologies. The enhanced Audit function is…

3 Governance Strategies for Organizational Success & Growth in 2018

As T.S Eliot rightly said “Last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice”, it’s now time to proactively restrategize your Governance processes for 2018. The Business models globally are getting digitized, and so Companies would need to undergo similar transformations in Risk, Regulatory Compliance and Governance processes. As…

$185 million fine : Is this price sufficient for poor Sales Process Compliance and lack of Transparency in the world’s largest Bank ?

Frauds in big Corporate houses and Organizations have been making headlines since last decade and as you read this, world’s largest bank Wells Fargo has been charged $185 million fine for illegal sales practices that included opening of 2 million fake customer accounts. Following the allegations, the bank fired over 5,300 employees who engaged in…

Rice Energy Succeeds With Force.com And AppExchange Partner Confident Governance’s Governance as a Service Platform To Enable Their Risk And Compliance Governance As a Competitive Advantage

At Confident Governance, world’s number one Company specializing in Cloud Governance, we have a mission to Democratize Governance Worldwide and we strive ahead with this vision through successful Partnership with the robust Salesforce.com platform. There has been no looking back since the inception and our innovative Governance as a Service module has been utilized and appreciated by…

5 Pivotal Ways Internal Audit Will Transform In Next Decade : Part 5

In this concluding post of ConfidentNow blog series  the top 5 ways Internal Audit will be transformed in next decade , we will discuss about the last but not the least element of Transparency in Internal Audit. At the 75th Anniversary of IIA , Confident Governance Chairman Bhavesh Bhagat is going to share his insights on the Emerging Trends in Internal Audit and how…

5 Pivotal Ways Internal Audit Will Transform In Next Decade : Part 4

In our series of the top 5 ways Internal Audit will be transformed in next decade , today we will discuss about a very vital aspect of Internal Audit, that’s Reporting. As GRC has evolved over last decade, Internal Audit too has witnessed some dynamic changes in it’s Processes and one of them is being equipped with Robust Reporting/Dashboarding tools. This…

5 Pivotal Ways Internal Audit Will Transform In Next Decade : Part 3

Focussing on how Integrated Platform Technology can leverage your Audit processes, we carry forward the conversation on the top 5 ways Internal Audit will be transformed in next decade. To have a deeper insight on how Internal Audit departments can leverage Emerging Technologies and gain Agility, we can have a look at how the use of Technology in Internal Audit has…

2016…Leap Forward with Agility and Confidence

Year ends are a time to introspect and to plan the upcoming year. Above all this is the time to Thank all those who have touched you in the past year and have helped you thrive against all ups and downs of life. This year I want to Thank all of our Confident Ecosystem of Customers, Partners…

Millennials : Next Level Of Leadership ?

An Expert once said “Every Generation’s fundamental job is to prepare the place for the next Generation”. In terms of Business, this quote translates as aligning the Cross-Generational Workforce for achieving Business Excellence. While working through this objective it becomes vital to know what are the defining characteristics of the various Generations and how to Align them. In…

Propelling Towards Global Governance And ICT (Information Communication Technology) Innovation With India-US Strategic Partnership

On the day I write this, India is celebrating it’s 66th Republic Day with the US President Barack Obama as the Chief Guest. It is like “icing on the cake” at the time when India-US Business Relations have already achieved new heights. The Republic Day is the day of the Constitution and in simple language , Constitution is a…