Entries by author: Tom McLeod

Lessons from Public Entities’ Use of Social Media

The Auditor General of New Zealand – Audit New Zealand – recently released an excellent examination of the learnings that we can all take from New Zealand public entities’ use of social media. McLeod Governance concurs with the views of the Aud[Read more]

Disaster Preparedness in India

When one thinks of India the mind boggles at the sheer scale of things. India is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. The Indian economy is t[Read more]

Review Of Reliability Of The Air Force Personnel Data System

The United States Government Accountability Office – the audit, evaluation and investigative arm of the United States Congress has an extraordinary long and fine tradition of authoring seminal reports into the internal control environments of those[Read more]

The Unintended (Internal Control) Consequences of Good Intentions

From this day forward throughout the many lands in which the management of risk is attempted we ask that you lay at the feet of the God of Schlimmbesserung.[Read more]

Ground Stop – Risk Management on September 11, 2001

This is the management of an unknown risk at its very best. It remains one of the more prudent responses to an unfolding event that one can think of.[Read more]

Advertising Fraud

Any organisation can be a victim of fraud … but should you advertise your misfortune?[Read more]

Weekly Wrap – 12th July 2013

In this weekly wrap we take a look at The Tabloidisation of Big Data and also Chinese Systemic Corruption.[Read more]