More on spreadsheet risk

As a follow up to my post about spreadsheet risk and best practices have a look at this link from the European Spreadsheet Risk Interest Group (yes, I cannot believe such an organization exists either but they do.)

The site includes some downloads as well as examples of spreadsheet hazards at Canada’s TransAlta and the AIB/Allfirst fiasco which I wrote about recently,

Thanks to at SAS Software in the UK for pointing this site out.

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  1. The Spreadsheet Risk field is much larger than you might imagine – there are academic research papers, standards bodies, risk assessment software and consulting firms.

    Two of the better known academic researchers are Ray Panko, out of the University of Hawaii ( and the Spreadsheet Error Research Project out of Tuck University (

    My company, Jerts Consulting, is one example of a firm who has developed a spreadsheet risk management practice, dedicated to helping companies identify and mitigate Spreadsheet Risk.

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