Performing fieldwork

Performing fieldwork involves a variety activities including testing controls, documenting observations and issues, reviewing and analyzing evidence, drafting interim conclusions and recommendations, and consulting with clients and other team members, as necessary.

The Fieldwork tab

The Fieldwork tab is where the content of your project is created and organized.

Overview

Note

Interface terms are customizable. Depending on your organization's settings, some terms may be different.

Components

Number Name Description

1

Fieldwork

access information related to each objective

2

Search list...

search for a specific objective

3

User Assigned

filter objectives by the user that was assigned to the objective

4 Assessment Surveys send Results questionnaires and aggregate responses to a single assessment in Projects

5

Objectives

view a list of all objectives in the project

6

Objective details

drill down into specific areas of an objective, including Overview information, Narratives, the Risk Control Matrix, Walkthroughs, and Testing

7

Add Objective

add additional objectives to a project

8

Import Objective

import additional objectives from other projects or frameworks into the specified project.

Workflow

The following diagram illustrates general steps involved in performing fieldwork in Projects. The project workflow defines the type of testing that happens:

  • Workplan projects executing procedures
  • Internal Control projects performing walkthroughs and tests

Both workflows involve activities such as identifying issues / actions, remediating and retesting issues, and work such as reviewing and signing off, requesting information, adding to-do notes as reminders, and recording time spent on project tasks.

Performing fieldwork in offline environments

If you need to use Projects to perform fieldwork in an offline environment, you have two options:

Product Description Information
ACL GRC mobile app for iPad Use the ACL GRC mobile app for iPad to capture evidence on-the-go, including taking photos, recording audio or video, and scanning documents to PDF. Using the ACL GRC mobile app
Offline Projects Use Offline Projects to execute procedures/perform walkthroughs and tests in locked down network environments or in areas where there is no Internet connection available. Using Offline Projects

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