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The Elated Financial Director

Posted by CIMCON Software on May 9, 2018 4:10:00 AM

Steve's team finished  the month-end close ahead of schedule without any mistakes. This humorous 15-second video shows how he celebrates! 

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Topics: Spreadsheet Errors, Videos

Imogen, The Happy Actuary

Posted by CIMCON Software on Apr 18, 2018 4:10:00 AM

Imogen doesn't worry about errors in her models - she has automated controls!  This humorous 15-second video explains why she is so relaxed. 

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Topics: Spreadsheet Errors, Videos

The Consequences of a $100 Million Spreadsheet Error

Posted by CIMCON Software on Mar 20, 2018 5:03:00 AM

A small error in a spreadsheet can cause a very public material error.  Easily find all your spreadsheet errors BEFORE you finalize your acquisition.

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Topics: Spreadsheet Errors, Videos

Microsoft has Ended Support for Audit & Control Manager/Prodiance. Who You Gonna Call?

Posted by CIMCON Software on Mar 8, 2018 10:22:00 AM

Given your dependence on Microsoft Audit & Control Manager's Server, are you concerned about the sustainability of your spreadsheet risk management now that official support has ended. Or, are you migrating your critical Excel files to the cloud (e.g. SharePoint Online) which is not supported in Microsoft ACM Server?  CIMCON Software can help you maintain effective governance on Excel & Access files whether they’re stored in the cloud or on-premises.

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Topics: Manage Risk, Microsoft ACM, EUC Controls, Data Governance in the cloud

Poor John's Spreadsheet Error

Posted by CIMCON Software on Feb 20, 2018 4:38:00 AM

The consequences of trusting - but not verifying - that your spreadsheet has no errors. 

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Topics: Spreadsheet Errors, Videos

The Excel Office Romance

Posted by CIMCON Software on Feb 12, 2018 4:21:00 AM

Happy Valentine's Day -- This 15-second video is a  humorous, tongue -in-cheek tribute to you and your love affair with Excel!!

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Topics: Spreadsheet Errors, Videos

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? Does IT own it or the line of business?  The short answer is: both IT and the line of business have accountability. Here are 3 tips to cooperate and reduce these risks. 

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

Storing Your Spreadsheets on Box?  How to Better 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 complement Box’s IT security with a layer of risk management protection that goes deeper, into the EUC files, to better mitigate 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 important caretakers of an organization’s most sensitive information. If so, then this phrase probably gives you some pause.  Just because you haven’t yet experienced a spreadsheet “horror story” doesn’t mean that there is not one lurking in your future.  

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Topics: Spreadsheet Errors, XL Audit

Real-World 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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