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Microsoft Excel is one of the few applications used by companies and industries throughout the world because it is so flexible, powerful and yet so simple to use.

But simple does not mean unimportant.

The quality of your teams’ work probably depends on the quality of these Excel spreadsheets. The dependency may be deeper than you think.

* What happens if an output from these Excel spreadsheets is wrong?

* When would you find out that something has gone wrong?

* What is the time / financial / reputational cost to recover from an error?

Excel might be simple. But it may also be critical.