Errors in the data, formulas, or manipulation of spreadsheets could be costly, even devastating.
Once information is loaded into a spreadsheet, it acquires properties that it may not deserve – a process called reification.
This early spreadsheet, a Babylonian clay tablet c.1800 BC, contains several errors. How many errors do your spreadsheets have?
Spreadsheets can be considered to be the world's most successful end-user programming language. Spreadsheet formulas are Turing complete.
We are conscious of very few of our errors. When people are confronted with their actual error rates, they are typically shocked.
Research concludes unanimously that spreadsheet errors are both common and non-trivial. We must seek ways to reduce spreadsheet errors.
We can help you make better spreadsheets: