Systems Technical audit is a process by which one attempts to answer one or more specific questions related to a company’s technology capabilities, before making an investment, acquisition or partnership.
The interview and information gathering aspect of due diligence is crucial for a successful process, even if such process is often quite generic. As an investor, you want to know, before putting money on the table, that their prospect has the necessary infrastructure, systems, processes, and capabilities to accelerate growth and increase business value.
Venture Capital firms or investors in general often want to gain answers on topics like e.g.:
At Audit à la Carte we collaborate closely with your team on short timelines to identify technical risks, opportunities for growth, strengths to build upon, potential areas for cost reduction and additional investment. We help increase your confidence that your investment is sound and will achieve the anticipated return as well as how your potential investment stacks up against other relative companies. And we do this with a business focus using language that is easy to understand, even for non-technical people. Some example focus areas from our recent audits include:
By performing an IT audit we are able to assess the automation in the organization and the organization of the automation.
During an IT audit the quality aspects of the information technology are assessed. The primary aspects to be evaluated are: effectivity, exclusivity, integrity, audit ability, continuity and manageability. An IT audit focuses on information and IT management, information systems, information strategy and the operational automation support.
Software audits are distinct from software peer reviews and software management reviews in that they are conducted by personnel external to, and independent of, the software development organization, and are concerned with compliance of products or processes, rather than just with their technical content, technical quality, or managerial implications.
We have done technical risk analysis in the following domains, and we're still expanding: