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The Intelligent Automation Barrier

Magazine Institute of Internal Auditors Jul 30, 2021

Lack of clear strategy inhibits adoption of audit technology.

​More than one-third of internal audit executives surveyed by Deloitte say lack of a clear strategy is the biggest challenge to adopting intelligent automation as part of their operations. It is a finding that runs counter to the commonly held belief that lack of access to data and of technology-enabled tools are the big roadblocks, says Sarah Fedele, Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory's U.S. internal audit leader, based in Houston.

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