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The Importance and Criticality of Spreadsheets in the City of London

  title={The Importance and Criticality of Spreadsheets in the City of London},
  author={G. J. Croll},
  • G. J. Croll
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • ArXiv
  • Spreadsheets have been with us in their present form for over a quarter of a century. We have become so used to them that we forget that we are using them at all. It may serve us well to stand back for a moment to review where, when and how we use spreadsheets in the financial markets and elsewhere in order to inform research that may guide their future development. In this article I bring together the experiences of a number of senior practitioners who have spent much of their careers working… CONTINUE READING
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