Spreadsheet Accuracy & EUC Risk Insights

CIMCON XLAudit 4.8: Marries RCSA with Error Diagnostics Directly within Excel

Posted by CIMCON Software on Sep 14, 2017 9:09:00 AM


CIMCON XLAudit 4.8 puts RCSA right in Excel making it easy for 1st Line of Defense to fulfill their EUC Risk Management obligations.  

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Topics: Spreadsheet accuracy, Risk Assessment

5 Steps to More Effective Spreadsheet & EUC Controls

Posted by CIMCON Software on Aug 24, 2017 9:25:00 AM


Everyone knows spreadsheets and other EUCs are risky. Although EUC risk is very real, it’s become routine and it’s readily accepted.  It shouldn’t be!  Learn 5 Steps to Stronger Spreadsheet & EUC Controls. 

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Topics: Spreadsheet Controls, EUC Controls

Spreadsheet Risk: Data Governance or Information Governance?  3 Tips to Reduce Your Risk

Posted by CIMCON Software on Aug 10, 2017 11:37:00 AM


Is data governance or information governance responsible for managing spreadsheet and other EUC risks? Should IT own the fix or the line of business?  The short answer is: both IT and the line of business have accountability.  Learn 3 Tips to Cooperate and Reduce Your Risk

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Topics: Manage Excel Risk, Reduce EUC Risk, Data & Information Governance

Spreadsheets Stored on Box? You Can Easily Manage Your EUC Risk.

Posted by CIMCON Software on Jul 25, 2017 9:29:00 AM


When it comes to ensuring accuracy and minimizing risks of your most sensitive & critical information within the EUCs stored on Box, you’ll want to compliment Box’s IT security with a layer of risk management protection that goes deeper, into the EUC files, to manage your operational risks.  

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Topics: Spreadsheet Errors, cloud, Manage Excel Risk

Spreadsheet Errors: “Past History is No Guarantee of Future Performance”

Posted by CIMCON Software on Jul 6, 2017 1:46:23 PM


Spreadsheet gurus are often the caretakers of an organization’s most sensitive information, so this phrase probably gives you some pause:  Just because you haven’t yet experienced a spreadsheet “horror story” doesn’t mean that there’s not one lurking in your future.  

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Topics: Spreadsheet Errors, XL Audit

Real-Life Spreadsheet Errors - A Rare Analysis

Posted by CIMCON Software on Jun 15, 2017 12:44:00 PM


No company is eager to hand out its spreadsheets for public analysis. However, a treasure trove of spreadsheets was made available that allows a new analysis of spreadsheet use by corporations.

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Home Depot Website Offers Building Supplies -- and Private Consumer Data

Posted by CIMCON Software on May 31, 2017 9:04:00 AM


 Why did Home Depot accidentally just post private customer info on their website? The answer may surprise you.

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Trump's Spreadsheet Woes

Posted by CIMCON Software on May 25, 2017 11:46:21 AM


The President's military budget just leaked... on a spreadsheet.

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Topics: Insider

Banks Facing Increased Data Breaches

Posted by CIMCON Software on May 9, 2017 2:49:54 PM

Banks have faced an over 900% increase in data breaches, and the reason why requires a major shift in thinking on how to address data security!

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Topics: Insider

Top 3 Reasons to Keep Using Excel

Posted by CIMCON Software on Apr 27, 2017 9:46:00 AM

There are numerous well publicized incidents of data errors and data breaches associated with the use of spreadsheets. These and other risks have led many to call for doing away with spreadsheets entirely. But before you go changing critical business processes that aren’t really broken, consider these 3 reasons why keeping your spreadsheets makes good business sense.

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Topics: Insider

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