As organizations continue to have aggressive transformation and digitalization goals, internal audit functions are struggling to provide assurance.

Every year, Gartner surveys its global clients to surface the key challenges facing internal audit departments. Last year, we surveyed 117 chief audit executives from the world’s leading organizations.

To provide assurance in this dynamic environment, audit functions need to keep pace by bringing different skill sets into the organization, continuing to advance their use of analytics and ensure a seat at the table for key change initiatives.