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May 25, 2015

PLOS' Sci Comm's Hello World

Hello open science.

May 21, 2014

Price-testing relied on spreadsheets not vetted

...the price-testing process relied on the use of spreadsheets that were not vetted by CIO VCG (or Finance) management, and required time-consuming manual inputs to entries and formulas, which increased the potential for errors.

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May 16, 2014

European Spreadsheet Risks Interest Group's list of Horror Stories

The Task Force Report into the billions of dollars of losses racked up by JPMorgan's Chief Investment Office has revealed a number of things, not least of which are some impressive spreadsheet errors.

Impressive enough, perhaps, to be worthy of inclusion in the European Spreadsheet Risks Interest Group's list of Horror Stories.

(Yes, there is such a group.