Automating audits using graph technology

Graph database is an emerging technology that has the potential to enable the development of a “digital brain” at scale within audit departments, a brain that can connect the dots between business activities across multiple departments and allow us see the whole story as and when they unfold. This article is an attempt to provide a gentle introduction to this wonderful emerging world of graph technology, as well as offer some inspiration as to why audit departments should aspire to build a know all and see all type of “digital brain” for everyday use.