In our previous blog post ‘Why digital?’, we looked at the rise of digital auditing, the drawbacks of traditional and digital auditing as another tool in the toolbox of the modern auditor. Here we look at a mixed approach in a little more depth through quotes from experts in the ... Read More
In an earlier blog entry, we discussed the inadequacies of the current auditing model and gave examples of where it had fallen short and why.
In this post we will look at a different auditing model that, going forward, addresses the disparity between documented/historical data and ‘business as usual’ data.
Technology appears ... Read More
Too many times over the last few years have we seen a massive failure in business processes that have lead to loss of revenue and customers or on a grander scale, environmental disaster and death. Just as many times have we seen someone say, ‘I could’ve told you that was ... Read More
Introduced in June 2011, the purpose of ISO 50001:2011 (an Energy Management System - EnMS) is to help companies establish the systems and processes necessary to improve their overall energy performance. While there is some overlap with ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management Systems - EMS), ISO 50001:2011 focuses specifically on energy ... Read More
While some see certification as another form of auditing, and all it implies, for others it means attaining a certificate that formally acknowledges that their business undertakes its work in a quality oriented way. And for the majority it means recognition and credibility in the marketplace.
Whatever people define certification as, ... Read More
Business continuity and disaster recovery planning is a key governance responsibility of all organisations. Sadly there are still many organisations that have not yet addressed the basics. It is the board of directors who are accountable for ensuring that an organisation has developed and tested its ... Read More