Only a quarter of survey participants were satisfied with their spreadsheet testing. Their techniques are largely manual and lack formalism.
Spreadsheets have errors like dogs have fleas. Nine out of every ten spreadsheets suffer some error, and consequences can be severe.
Spreadsheet audit and review procedures are an essential part of almost all City of London financial transactions.
See our bibliography of spreadsheet best practice, risk management, errors and testing, and methods for improving spreadsheets.
Overconfidence is one of the main causes of spreadsheet errors. Being informed about overconfidence leads to more accurate spreadsheets.
We are conscious of very few of our errors. When people are confronted with their actual error rates, they are typically shocked.
Solver Max provides a collection of optimization model examples in Excel (using the Solver and OpenSolver add-ins) and Python.
A poorly documented spreadsheet erodes effective use. Our workshops help students develop good documentation habits and skills.
We can help you make better spreadsheets: