Where Microsoft Excel Fails

By |August 31st, 2009|Categories: Excel & PowerPoint Blog, Excel in General, Excel Training Courses|Tags: , |

Your company may have spent thousands of dollars on a fancy financial application but nothing beats the comfort and familarity of a spreadsheet. They are indispensible tools for budgeting and analysis in all sorts of corporate functions like human resource, [...]

Develop Robust Excel Spreadsheets with Checks & Controls

By |April 21st, 2009|Categories: Excel & PowerPoint Blog, Excel in General, Excel Training Courses|Tags: |

The use of spreadsheets has crept into daily business operations at the highest levels. Given that many spreadsheets are developed by self taught professionals, there is a likelihood that many critical spreadsheets (eg. balance sheets, portfolio investment models, risk analysis [...]

Control your Excel spreadsheets!

By |March 21st, 2009|Categories: Excel & PowerPoint Blog, Excel in General, Excel Training Courses|Tags: |

Consider these shocking stories on how a simple Excel error can cause you sleepless nights: A cut and paste error cost TransAlta $24 mil when it underbid an electricity supply contract. A missing minus sign caused Fidelity Magellan Fund to [...]