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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.

Strategies for promoting diversity and inclusion

This article shares a few general guidelines to follow when trying to make your business more diverse and inclusive.

Article Team building Intermediate

Data mining your general ledger with Excel

Learn how to use Microsoft Excel to unearth and interpret the wealth of data hidden in the general ledger.

Article Data management & analytics Foundational

How to sponsor diversity in the leadership ranks

This article discusses sponsorship programs as an effective approach to developing leadership.

Article Coaching & mentoring Advanced

Top Cybercrimes White Paper: How CPAs Can Protect Themselves and Their Clients

This white paper defines cybercrimes and examines the crimes and their effect on data and systems.

Report Information security & privacy Foundational

Calculating a mentor's effect on salary and retention

This article discusses how a methodical approach to analysing personnel data could help organisations retain employees and save money.

Article Coaching & mentoring Advanced

Text Me Not: Hidden Perils of Modern Communication for CPAs

Responding to text messages from clients could have legal, privacy and security implications. This blog post suggests some guidelines to consider.

Article Communication Foundational

How to move past technology roadblocks

This article offers ways to help you and your organization overcome common pitfalls to capitalize on IT innovation.

Article Strategic planning Intermediate

How to choose a cloud vendor

This column offers basic information to help you determine your needs, as well as a set of questions you can use to assess potential cloud vendors.

Article Technology developments & IT solutions Intermediate

Exploring mentorship: A graceful exit

This articles explores how at one midsize Illinois firm, staff members who want to leave the firm receive mentoring assistance as they pursue their career’s next chapter.

Article Coaching & mentoring Advanced

How to be street smart when budgeting for security

This article provides 5 tips which will help organizations fit security spending into their budgets in a balanced way.

Article Information systems environment Foundational

4 tips to persuade talented people to stay

This article provides information on the value of "stay" interviews and provides pointers to keep these interviews on track so your organisation can retain valued...

Article Team building Advanced

3 Steps to Mitigate and Respond to a Security Breach in the Cloud

This blog post presents three steps to take to address cloud computing security.

Article Information security & privacy Intermediate