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How We Automated Governance with Robert Kelly

Clarrissa, Bill, and Robert Kelly discuss implementing automated governance systems in highly regulated organizations in this conversation. They explore the challenges of working with internal auditors and the importance of bringing auditors to the table early in the process. They emphasize the need for a culture shift and a change in mindset to ensure that automated governance solutions are integrated with internal audit processes. The conversation highlights the value of auditors in reducing risk and accelerating software delivery. Overall, the discussion provides insights into the implementation and benefits of automated governance systems. The conversation explores the integration of technologists and internal audits through automated governance. It discusses the challenges faced in bridging the gap between these two teams and the benefits of early collaboration. The concept of continuous compliance is examined, focusing on shifting towards real-time assurance. The conversation concludes with three key takeaways: the success of automated governance in various industries, the importance of bringing auditors in early, and the need to view compliance as an assurance process.

Takeaways

  • Implementing automated governance systems in highly regulated organizations requires a culture shift and a change in mindset.
  • Bringing auditors to the table early in the process is crucial for ensuring the success and integration of automated governance solutions.
  • Automated governance solutions should focus on reducing risk and accelerating software delivery.
  • Building trust and collaboration between IT teams and auditors is essential for effective automated governance.

Chapters

  • 00:00 – Introduction and Background
  • 04:25 – Building the Automated Governance System
  • 06:39 – The Problem Automated Governance Solves
  • 09:40 – Challenges in Implementing Automated Governance
  • 11:11 – Working with Internal Auditing
  • 14:41 – Bringing Auditors to the Table
  • 19:48 – Selling and Marketing the Automated Governance Solution
  • 22:36 – The Value of Auditors in the Process
  • 26:26 – Changing the Conversation with Auditors
  • 27:29 – Bringing Technologists and Internal Audit Together
  • 33:56 – Solving Audit Problems with Automated Governance
  • 38:30 – The Ideal Audit Experience with Automated Governance
  • 40:23 – Continuous Compliance vs. Real-Time Assurance
  • 44:53 – Lessons Learned and Takeaways