• Issue age - a key audit metric

    Audit Issue Age Is a Key Metric

    As an audit manager, it is important to know the age of open issues.  AuditFindings has several issue age capabilities within for audit issue tracking.  For all issues, AuditFindings will calculate the issue age, days until due, and days past due.  These dates are calculated based on the issue date and the target resolution date […]

  • Five reasons Audit Managers use AuditFindings for audit issue tracking

    5 Reasons why Audit Managers use AuditFindings

    5 Reasons why Audit Managers use AuditFindings There are many benefits of using audit issue management software for issue tracking.  All audit issue tracking software provides time savings, but AuditFindings provides some unique benefits.  Here are several reasons why Audit Managers use AuditFindings. Easy-to-use The issue tracking platform is easy to set up. As we […]

  • AuditFindings acheives privacy shield certification

    AuditFindings Achieves Privacy Shield Certification

    Privacy Shield Certification AuditFindings has achieved Privacy Shield Certification. This certification is part of our commitment to privacy and security of customer information.  Obtaining Privacy Shield certification is one piece of our information security program. Our information security program meets compliance with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) that goes into effect in May 25, 2018. […]

  • elink ventures invests in audit issue tracking software

    eLink Ventures invests in AuditFindings

    eLink Ventures invests in audit issue tracking software. eLink Ventures has made a significant investment into the audit issue tracking platform, AuditFindings. As part of this investment, the issue tracking system will continue to add features to improve audit and compliance manger’s ability to oversee audit issues. Originally the idea of Bradley J Fenster, a […]

  • Audit Issue Import from Spreadsheet

    Importing from Spreadsheets: 3 tips

    Importing from Spreadsheets to AuditFindings: 3 tips This article assumes that you are presently using spreadsheets to manage audit issues. When migrating to for audit issue management, there are a few steps that can make the transition more successful. 1) Get your data ready for migration.  AuditFindings can import audit issues from excel or […]

  • 4 Benefits of Audit Issue Management Software

    Audit Issue Management Software Benefits There are many benefits of using audit issue management software.  However, there are 4 primary benefits that audit managers can expect when using software for audit issue management vs. spreadsheets for audit issue tracking. 1)  Save time.  With audit issue management software, such as, the audit department personnel can […]

  • Audit Issue Management – Implementing Assignee Access Levels

    Improving Audit Issue Management As an audit manager, you do not always want everything related to an audit finding presented to the personnel that will implement corrective action.  If using a spreadsheet to track audit issues, it can be difficult to get the information to the assignee without giving them access to the entire spreadsheet […]

  • A Business Case for Audit Issue Management Software

    Audit Issue Management Software Justification Most small and medium sized businesses use spreadsheets for audit issue tracking. In general, these companies cannot afford to implement automated audit work programs and tracking systems.  Historically, there were few options for such companies for improving audit issue tracking, such as stand alone audit issue management software. As we […]

  • 3 Ways to Improve Audit Issue Management

    Improving Audit Issue Management Many companies fail to adequately addresses audit and examination findings in a timely manner.  This failure looks poorly on the management and leadership team. Below are three ways to easily improve audit issue management. 1) Assign corrective action to specific people. When responsibility is delegated to a specific person for corrective […]

  • 5 Reasons to Ditch Spreadsheets for Audit Issue Management

    What is wrong with using spreadsheets for audit issue management? Spreadsheets are great for financial data, such as maintaining a budget.  However, they are horrible for tracking items that require others input, such as audit issue management.  Below are five reasons to dump your spreadsheet for tracking audit issues. 1) Difficulty getting input from others.  […]

  • Spreadsheet vs. Software for Audit Issue Tracking

    What do most companies use for tacking audit issues? Spreadsheets. The primary reason is that tracking items via spreadsheets is because it is low-cost and already available software. However, using spreadsheets to track audit issues may not be your best option. Below are several problems with using spreadsheets for tracking audit issues and how AuditFindings […]