Tag Archives: audit

Nutanix’s Chris Howard on Cloud Deployment Learnings Agencies Should Take From Private Sector

Chris Howard, vice president of U.S. public sector at Nutanix, wrote in a FedTech Magazine article published Monday that there are three things federal information technology leaders should learn from private sector organizations when it comes to cloud adoption and one is that they should not view cloud as a “one size fits all” solution.

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GSA Seeks Cloud-Based Audit, Risk Management Tool

The General Services Administration has issued a request for information on ideas intended for the development of a risk management and single audit tool. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday that it seeks to incorporate decision management, interagency award trend analysis, financial audit and storage capabilities through a …

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BPM Accredited as FedRAMP Third-Party Assessment Organization

BPM has received accreditation as a Third Party Assessment Organization that can conduct assessments of cloud service providers in accordance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The company said Wednesday it will utilize previous assessment work by its information technology assurance group based on the International Organization for Standardization, Service Organization Control and Health …

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Veris Group Launches Accounting Arm for SOC Audits

Veris Group has opened an accounting organization that will specialize in Service Organization Control audit reports and other attestation engagements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The company said Friday its Veris Group RA business will deliver audit services in support of information technology assurance efforts. “We are excited about the opportunity to expand our …

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The Complicated and Expensive World of Aviation Safety Meets International Scale as SkyLink Launches Compliance and Auditing Business

As an aviation services provider that rapidly deploys to austere and remote locations and operates under tight deadlines and great duress, SkyLink Aviation needs to stay at the forefront of aviation safety. “Aviation is an exacting science,” SkyLink CEO Dave Dacquino told ExecutiveBiz. “We fly in very unforgiving environments, so …

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Accenture Launches SAP-Based HR Audit, Compliance Service

Accenture has rolled out an audit and compliance service geared toward simplifying human resource data management, the IT Business Edge reported Wednesday. Mike Vizard writes the Accenture HR Audit and Compliance tool runs on the SAP Hana cloud platform and complements the SAP SuccessFactors software-as-a-service application. The tool is intended …

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Gerald Carlson Appointed KPMG DC Area Managing Partner

Gerald Carlson will serve as managing partner for KPMG LLP‘s operations in the Washington area starting Dec. 1. and will oversee 2,500 employees in six offices, BizJournals reported Wednesday. Kelsey Koenen writes that Carlson will succeed Candace Duncan, who has announced her retirement from the firm after a 35-year career. Duncan …

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CliftonLarsonAllen Auditing Federal Student Loan Finances

Professional services firm CliftonLarsonAllen LLP has won a $8.5 million contract to audit the financial statements of the U.S. Education Department and its federal student aid office over the next five years. The department receives nearly $100 billion per year for educational grants and other initiatives, while the aid office …

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SRA Elects Charles Gottdiener To The Board Of Directors

SRA International has elected Charles Gottdiener, a managing director for portfolio operations at Providence Equity Partners, to the board of directors, effective Friday. He will serve on the board’s audit committee as well as the compensation and personnel committee, SRA said Friday. Gottdiner also serves as a director at Altegrity, …

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