Internal audits are key management control activities to ensure that internal business processes are consistent and also enable the organisation to identify gaps in business process and opportunities for improvement. An internal audit is a form of audit process that occurs within the organisation to assess the conformity of internal processes and systems. The main […]

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In a recent article “The age of analytics: competing in a data-driven world”, Mckinsey Global Institute reports that data analytics is capable of changing the basis of competition and market position and only a few companies are capturing a fraction of value from analytics. The most significant barrier companies face in extracting value from data […]

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ISO 45001 is the new Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) international standard. This will ensure that organisations have a workplace that is safe and healthy for employees and other people, reduce the number of work-related injury, prevent deaths and also constantly raise OHS performance. The previous standard used for OHS is OHSAS 18001:2007/AS 4801, which […]

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All about ISO 27001 ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (the International Electrotechnical Commission) form the specialised system for worldwide standardisation. The ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards helps organisations keep information assets secure. There are more than a dozen standards in the 27000 family, such as 27001, 27002, 27003, etc.. Using this family […]

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Businesses often misinterpret Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery as one and the same. In addition to that, it also mixed up with Information security. Let us first look all three in its terms and the content. Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) is mainly attached to Information Technology and its process. It covers IT Infrastructure, Application Systems, […]

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In order to ensure that an organization meets quality, health & safety, environmental and information security etc. requirements many national and international standards have been formulated against which the organization can certify itself. Developing the documentation is the major requirement which consists of Quality Manual, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Job Instructions, Work Instructions, Forms for […]

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The organization shall make its storage area that it protects the stored material from the vagaries of nature like rain and hot sunshine depending on the material to be stored. It should be possible to lock the storage area to prevent pilferage and theft. Racks should be installed in the storage room and each rack […]

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