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IT management & assurance

About this topic

These learning resources are designed to help you - whether working in a business or firm - establish and maintain proficiency in the areas of information and data management and analysis; IT risk and assurance services, including service organization controls (SOC) reporting; and information security and privacy, including the growing issue of cybersecurity.

Trust Services Criteria

Established by the AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee, this 2017 edition presents control criteria for use in attestation or consulting engagements to...

Publication Attestation Foundational

How firms can overcome challenges and develop a diverse workforce

Recruiting a diverse workforce can be a challenge. This article discusses how the challenge can be overcome with a commitment to building relationships.

Article Team building Advanced

Codification of Statements on Auditing Standards

This 2017 edition delivers the current Statements on Auditing Standards (SASs) and related interpretations in a codified format, giving you the most up-to-date...

Publication Authoritative guidance Foundational

Reporting on an Examination of Controls at a Service Organization Relevant to User Entities' Internal Control Over Financial Reporting (SOC 1(R)) - Guide

Considered the industry standard resource, this guide will help CPAs effectively perform service organization control engagements under SSAE No. 18, Attestation...

Publication Service organizations Intermediate

The importance of killing projects

This article explores an often overlooked aspect of project management - ending the project.

Article Project management Intermediate

5 Data Backup Gaps and How to Fix Them

This blog post looks at some of the most common data backup considerations and how to address them.

Article Information security & privacy Intermediate

Two Soft Skills for Your Success: The Power of Persuasion + Managing Crucial Conversations

Join Deborah Shames and Sally Phillips for an exclusive CGMA webcast on procuring two key soft skills for your success.

Webcast Communication Intermediate

6 Ways to Up Your Networking Game

This blog post offers a few tips that will help you up your game, especially when meeting people at events or in large groups.

Article Communication Foundational

7 ways to reduce talent turnover

Happy employees are engaged, and engaged employees are better performers and less likely to switch jobs. This article offers suggestions to improve employee engagement.

Article Team building Intermediate

"Inconvenience Everybody Equally" and Other Management Tips

It takes special skills and practice to manage these global virtual interactions successfully. This blog post offers several tips to manage far-flung employees.

Article Team building Advanced

Streamlined Excel Reporting Series

The Streamlined Excel Reporting Series includes four webcasts that will guide you through step-by-step demonstrations on how to create and use PivotTables to increase...

Webcast Information systems environment Foundational

Excel for Accounting Professionals Webcast Series

The Excel for Accounting Professionals webcast series is designed to walk through the Excel features, functions and techniques that will save you time.

Webcast Information systems environment Foundational