Category Archives: Software Quality

Irish Computer Society evening talk on Spreadsheet Controls

My talk on “Spreadsheet Management and Controls” is next month at the ICS. Monday 18:00 – 19:30 9th Jun This session outlines current concerns about risks from the uncontrolled use of spreadsheet-based information systems. The session will cover how to … Continue reading

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Excel 2013 Inquire first looks

The Inquire Addin is better than nothing, but it seems to be only useful for small spreadsheets. For example, the Workbook Analysis Report lists all formulas individually, with no concept of how the same formula in relative terms has been copied … Continue reading

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Excel Developer conference London January 2013

Simon Murphy has put out a call for presentations for the meetup of professional Excel Devs end-Jan 2013 in London http://smurfonspreadsheets.wordpress.com/2012/11/12/2013-excel-developer-conference-london-january-2013/

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EuSpRIG 5-6 July Manchester

I’ll be at the annual conference of the European Spreadsheet Risk Interest Group in the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, UK, on 5 & 6 July. The programme has been announced. Jothi Philip, Financial Services Authority, UK, will talk … Continue reading

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Spreadsheet Structure user study call for participation

This was posted today by Felienne Hermans in TU Delft to the Eusprig yahoogroup For hopefully 🙂 the final chapter in my PhD thesis, I am running a spreadsheet user study, see http://swerl.tudelft.nl/bin/view/FelienneHermans/SpreadsheetStructureStudy I would like to ask you all … Continue reading

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Talk at SoftTest 26 Jan 6pm Dublin on “Test Centres of Excellence”

http://softtesteventjan2012.eventbrite.co.uk/ Annex meeting room in the Central Hotel, 1 – 5 Exchequer Street Dublin 2 Thursday, 26 January 2012 from 18:00 to 20:00  Too often companies are relying on hard work, experience and luck rather than planning and executing tests … Continue reading

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Happy new year!

Twelve years ago I wrote the book on the Euro Changeover in IT systems (“Managing the Euro in Information Systems”, Addison-Wesley, 1999). I wonder will 2012 see the year some countries have to switch back? Internally it should be easy … Continue reading

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