There are numerous, well-publicized incidents of data loss and data breach associated with the use of spreadsheets. This perpetual information security risk has led many to call for doing away with spreadsheets entirely. But before you go disrupting any critical business processes that aren’t really broken, consider taking advantage of a new Excel add-in that is available at no cost via Microsoft AppSource.
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.