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Minimising Excel errors

Do you have a formal methodology for creating spreadsheets? Do you know how many there are in your organisation? Do you control who can access them or who can change them? Might they contain errors?

This section provides advice and guidance on minimising spreadsheet errors. In-depth articles are included here, with regular blog updates on the Excel Community site.

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Minimising spreadsheet errors - second edition

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The key aim of this publication is to provide guidance on practical approaches to managing spreadsheet risk as well as providing background information on the topic.

Top 10 Spreadsheet Risks - Excel Community Blog series summary

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It is estimated that over 90% of spreadsheets contain errors (see section 9). This document, which is a summary of blog postings from the Excel Community, outlines the top 10 spreadsheet risks – how to identify them and how to avoid them. Half of the risks are due to human factors and half are due to technical engineering issues. The blog series has been written by Excel specialist Grenville Croll, past chair of EuSpRIG (the European Spreadsheet Risks Interest Group).