Spreadsheet Accuracy & EUC Risk Insights

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

CIMCON Recognised as Best End-User Computing Risk Management Solution by InsuranceERM

Posted by Leslie Miller on Feb 8, 2018 4:35:00 AM

We're super proud to share with you that InsuranceERM has awarded CIMCON Software the Best End-UserComputing Risk Management Solution in its InsuranceERM Awards 2017!!  This recognition confirms CIMCON as the industry standard for EUC risk management automation software. Read the whole review here.

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Topics: Awards, Manage Risk, Spreadsheet Errors

Ignore the CFO: 3 Reasons to Keep Your Spreadsheets!

Posted by Craig Hattabaugh on Jan 9, 2018 10:14:00 AM

Two recent articles in The Wall Street Journal reignited the debate between spreadsheet defenders and foes. Excel is perennially derided by software marketers selling replacement solutions, yet its usage continues to proliferate. So we need to ask, why are spreadsheets used so often within critical business processes? More often than not, the smart business decision is to keep those spreadsheets in place. 

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Topics: Spreadsheet Errors, Manage Risk

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

Posted by Leslie Miller on Sep 14, 2017 9:09:00 AM


CIMCON XLAudit 4.8 enables self-attestation right from Excel making it easier for those in the line of business 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 Leslie Miller 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? 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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