The risks of using spreadsheets for statistical analysis
Spreadsheets are widely used for statistical analysis; and while they are incredibly useful tools, they are useful only to a certain point. When used for a task they’re not designed to perform, or for a task at or beyond the limit of their capabilities, spreadsheets can be somewhat risky. This free white paper presents some points you should consider if you use, or plan to use, a spreadsheet to perform statistical analysis. It also describes an alternative that in many cases will be more suitable.