Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 / by ExcelHelp
While it is a well established fact that spreadsheets are a powerful tool for many organizations, businesses need to know how to use them properly. Failure to do this can lead to a number of problems and result in data becoming susceptible or security errors that can create a number of challenges.
A recent article from Forbes examined spreadsheet security and what businesses need to do in order to handle them successfully.
“Although Excel is an excellent business tool, it still requires careful auditing, particularly as the complexity of a spreadsheet increases,” Jürgen Schmechel told the news source. “By following best practices for spreadsheet use, whether Microsoft Excel or an alternative, many common problems can be prevented.”
The problem is that many organizations have adopted and are using Excel spreadsheets without knowing best practices. The article continues to offer several tips for businesses. These include:
With the help of an Excel consulting firm, any business can improve how they use and secure spreadsheets.
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