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Spreadsheet Error Roundup Q1 2021

Spreadsheet Error Roundup Q1 2021

Despite best attempts to keep processes accurate, human error is inevitable. As past events demonstrate, this is especially true for spreadsheets. From local election results to national government programs, here’s a roundup of the most recent egregious spreadsheet...
PHE Under Reports COVID-19 Cases Due to Excel Error

PHE Under Reports COVID-19 Cases Due to Excel Error

On October 4th, 2020, Public Health England (PHE) reported that 15,841 COVID-19 cases were left out of daily reports from September 25th to October 2nd. The cause was due to the way the agency was using a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in their reporting process. The...
Spreadsheet Errors… They Can Happen To You!

Spreadsheet Errors… They Can Happen To You!

Large financial institutions or insurance companies as thought of being the most impacted by costly spreadsheet errors. However, the wide spread use of Excel means that all companies are vulnerable. Only Human This post is part of our Only Human series where we...