BBQ With a Side of Audit

I recently conducted a great session for the Dallas IIA Chapter on using Six Sigma tools in the practice of internal audit. I always enjoy leveraging my IIA Certifications and my Six Sigma Master Black Belt to improve audit efficiency. As I was driving to the airport...

Assuring Your Brand’s Promise

“Expect More from your Checking Account” “15 Minutes Can Save you 15% or more” “Consistent Low Prices” Brand slogans and taglines are everywhere. Most companies have more than one such statement that pervades their advertising and...

Always Auditing

Have you noticed that once you start thinking like an auditor, you just can’t turn it off? I was speaking with a relative recently who had been given some prescription eye drops. The prescription label which had been stuck onto the pharmacy bag said to apply...

Naïve Auditing for Results

Have you ever tried to solve a BIG PROBLEM using standard audit tools and methods? What do you do if you just can’t figure it out? Sometimes the most significant audit findings can come from asking the most basic (naïve) questions. I was brought into a situation...