Standards in themselves do not promote good or best practice. They simply promote a way of doing things that is commonly understood by the community that chooses to adopt them.
“My flight is being called and I still cannot think of a single advantage to using OFFSET”
“There is no software to my knowledge that can help with conceptual testing. For the moment we must continue to rely on our own intelligence and understanding.”
Like most stereotypes, the Excel modelling guru is an amalgam of different people that we all recognise
In all of our online courses – whether free or not – we want to engage with you as much as we can
“If the stuff shared for free is good, then how much better must the stuff they charge for be?”
We are pleased to launch a new online course. It is called VBA: what the FAST modeller needs to know. Need to know only There is a lot to learn about macros, Visual Basic for Applications (“VBA”) and programming in Excel, but if you are building financial models using the FAST Standard then what do you […]
“Nobody likes my answer – which is to rebuild the model using a modelling standard”
Where’s the individual who built the last version? Somewhere else probably, and busy. So what do you do?
“Interim FAST modelling is FAST modelling but undertaken in an existing non FAST model”