BarnOwl Newsletter: June 2016

BarnOwl Newsletter
June Edition 2016
In this month’s issue:

  1. Latest Events – IRMSA 13th AGM ” & “The IIA Namibian Conference – Mind The Gap”
  2. Upcoming Events
  3. Tip of the month
  4. Feedback from our latest client satisfaction review

Latest Events
IRMSA 13th Annual General Meeting

The video below is a compilation of interviews with established Risk Management industry leaders who shed light on the importance of Risk Management in organisanisations today. View the video below as we chat to Gillian le Cordeur (CEO-IRMSA), Berenice Francis (Group Commercial Executive-Imperial ) and Ingrid Ravenscroft (Head of Internal Audit- Mercantile Bank).

BarnOwl were proud to sponsor the IRMSA 13th Annual General Meeting and Breakfast Presentation, held on Thursday 21st June 2016, at Johannesburg Country Club in Woodmead. We were welcomed by Gillian le Cordeur the CEO of IRMSA and given great feedback in the president’s report on the progress of IRMSA over the past year delivered by Sheralee Morland. In addition, we welcome the election of two new executive committee members being Berenice Francis and Malebu Makgalemela.

The IIA Namibian Conference: Mind The Gap

BarnOwl was proud to sponsor the IIA Namibian Annual Conference held on the 16th of June 2016 at the Nampower Convention Center, Windhoek. The theme of this
years event was ” Mind The Gap”. The Institution of Internal Auditors Namibia is part of an international network representing the interests on Internal Auditors worldwide.


Upcoming Events
BarnOwl Spotlight Session: Self-Help

Time: 8:30am-10:00am
BarnOwl Auditorium BarnOwl, Wedgefield Office Park, 17 Muswell Road South Bryanston

Date: 19th July 2016

2016 Cruywagen – IRMSA Risk Foundation, Risk Lab
Date: 13th July 2016
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm
Venue: Monte Casino


Tip-Of-The-Month- Closing Unused Register Tabs to Speed up Performance
Did you know?

You can speed up BarnOwl’s performance by closing unused Register tabs. In BarnOwl, you can have several tabs open at a time, which enables you to switch between registers quickly and easily. However, if you are working in a very large register, it can slow down the loading time if you have multiple register tabs open for different organisational units and objects

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Feedback From Our Latest Client Satisfaction Review
The BarnOwl team is dedicated in their efforts to accommodate and respond to our unique and dynamic requests. BarnOwl has helped to increase accountability and improve informed decision making. Don’t take the risk – BarnOwl will keep you covered.
– Amanda Swanepoel, Principal Professional Officer, City of Cape Town


BarnOwl is a fully integrated governance, risk management, compliance and audit software solution used by over 200 organisations in Africa, Europe and the UK. BarnOwl supports best practice risk management, compliance and audit frameworks (e.g. COSO, ISO31000, Compliance Institute’s handbook, International Professional Practice Framework), whilst offering a highly flexible and configurable parameter-driven system allowing you to configure BarnOwl to meet your specific requirements.

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