Impact of Errors in Operational Spreadsheets

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Powell, Stephen G.; Lawson, Barry; Baker, Kenneth R.;
(2008)
  • Subject: K.6.4 | K.8.1 | D.2.9 | D.2.5 | Computer Science - Computers and Society | J.1 | H.4.1
    acm: InformationSystems_INFORMATIONSYSTEMSAPPLICATIONS | ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING

All users of spreadsheets struggle with the problem of errors. Errors are thought to be prevalent in spreadsheets, and in some instances they have cost organizations millions of dollars. In a previous study of 50 operational spreadsheets we found errors in 0.8% to 1.8% ... View more
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