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KnowledgeLeader’s #1 Page in 2016: Process Classification Scheme (PCS)

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 @ 07:45 AM

One of my favorite lists to review each year in January is KnowledgeLeader’s list of the top 25 pages from the previous year. I am always curious what will end up on this list as it is different each year. In 2016, our subscribers frequented the Process Classification Scheme (PCS) more than any other page. This tool was originally published on our site in 2007 and is a staple framework to our Risk and Control Matices (RCM) library.

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Tags: risk, risks and controls, KnowledgeLeader tools

The Best of KnowledgeLeader: December Edition

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, Jan 06, 2017 @ 07:36 AM


In case you missed them, these were the five most popular tools and publications on KnowledgeLeader last month:

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Tags: KnowledgeLeader articles, KnowledgeLeader tools, KL top five

Need Help With Your Year-End Planning?

Posted by Dave Goff on Fri, Dec 30, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Entering a new year includes two daunting tasks: reviewing 2016 and planning for 2017.

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Tags: audit planning, KnowledgeLeader tools, KnowledgeLeader help

Audit Planning is a Popular Topic

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Fri, Dec 09, 2016 @ 08:55 AM

The purposes of the audit plan are, first, to contribute to the effectiveness of the audit and, second, to contribute to the audit efficiency. KnowledgeLeader has two sample audit planning memos that could help you with the planning process. They have also been popular with our subscribers and appeared in our weekly top 5 during the past 30 days. Enjoy!

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Tags: audit planning, KnowledgeLeader tools

Are You Familiar With Risks Related to SDLC?

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Fri, Dec 02, 2016 @ 07:56 AM

System development lifecycle (SDLC) methodology promotes and provides a controlled business environment where an orderly process takes place to minimize risk for implementing major new applications or changes to existing applications that have an urgent priority for an organization.

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Tags: RCM, risks and controls, KnowledgeLeader tools, SDLC

The Best of KnowledgeLeader: November Edition

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Nov 23, 2016 @ 09:25 AM


In case you missed them, these were the five most popular tools and publications on KnowledgeLeader last month:

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Tags: KnowledgeLeader articles, KnowledgeLeader tools, KL top five

What Are the Five Components of the COSO Framework?

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

In 1992, the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) developed a model for evaluating internal controls. This model has been adopted as the generally accepted framework for internal control and is widely recognized as the definitive standard against which organizations measure the effectiveness of their systems of internal control. 

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Tags: COSO Framework, COSO, KnowledgeLeader tools

The Best of KnowledgeLeader: October Edition

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Mon, Oct 03, 2016 @ 08:17 AM


In case you missed them, these were the five most popular tools and publications on KnowledgeLeader last month:

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Tags: KnowledgeLeader articles, KnowledgeLeader tools, KL top five

The Best of KnowledgeLeader: September Edition

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, Sep 09, 2016 @ 07:36 AM


In case you missed them, these were the five most popular tools and publications on KnowledgeLeader last month:

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Tags: KnowledgeLeader articles, KnowledgeLeader tools, KL top five

Two New IT RCMs Available on KnowledgeLeader

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 @ 08:19 AM

The KnowledgeLeader team recently added two risk and control matrices (RCMs) to its tool repository. These RCMs focus on IT-oriented risks and controls. 

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Tags: internal audit, IT audit, risk assessment, IT risk, RCM, KnowledgeLeader tools

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