BarnOwl Newsletter: October 2015

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BarnOwl Newsletter
October Edition 2015

In this month’s issue:

1. Feature Article – “Are we there yet?
2. Latest Insights – “BarnOwl/IRMSA ERM Risk Maturity Survey Results”
3. Buyer’s Guide – “ Internal Audit Software Buyer’s Guide
4. Key Insights
5. Upcoming Events
6. Tip of the month

Feature Article

Are we there yet?

Risk management as a studied and documented practice is believed to have started evolving in the 1950’s, largely resulting from the reality that insurance, the risk management option of choice for a large part of the previous four centuries, had become an increasingly costly, and rather imperfect solution…

Latest Insights

BarnOwl/IRMSA ERM Risk Maturity Survey Results

BarnOwl and IRMSA conducted a survey to assist with the measurement of risk maturity in Southern Africa. It is our intention to run the BarnOwl / IRMSA survey annually in order to plot risk maturity trends by industry. We hope to increase the number of respondents in the future to ensure that a broader range of companies from each sector are covered and that the results are more representative.
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Buyer’s Guide


Download the Internal Audit Software Buyer’s Guide which contains important information for evaluating internal audit software solutions, including:

  • The need for internal audit.
  • What do the standards say?
  • Why implement internal audit software.
  • Steps to the successful implementation of internal audit software.
  • Considerations and key questions when buying internal audit software.
  • Key feature comparison checklist.

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Key Insights

IMFO Annual Conference

BarnOwl was a proud sponsor at the IMFO ‘Walking the talk through Effective Governance’ Conference that took place from the 5th to the 7th of October, 2015 at Emperors Palace.

Upcoming Events

Info Sharing Session:
29th October 2015

IRMSA Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony:
30th October 2015

Tip of the Month

Did you know?

BarnOwl has built in scorecard reports, which enable you to view an average score of a selected unit or process by risk category and other dimensions displayed as a register…


BarnOwl is a fully integrated governance, enterprise 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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