The Risks of Using Spreadsheets for Statistical Analysis

The Risks of Using Spreadsheets for Statistical Analysis

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Spreadsheets are widely used for statistical analysis, but they may not be the most useful tool available. Recent research has shown that spreadsheets are dangerously prone to errors that can cost large sums of money. And if spreadsheets are used for tasks they’re not designed for, they can create a lot of unnecessary complexity.

This paper describes the difficulties of spreadsheet management and gives recommendations for how to overcome these difficulties. Read on to discover a form of statistical analysis that helps you avoid the risk of mistakes, complexity and more. 

Vendor:
IBM
Posted:
26 Oct 2011
Published:
26 Oct 2011
Format:
PDF
Length:
12 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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