The Modeller's Miscellany - #44

Standards webinar, a very big survey, and Pokémon in Excel

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Global financial modelling survey

We're starting off 2021 with a bang by launching the biggest ever survey of the global financial modelling profession. Covering tools, standards, risk management and more, this ambitious survey aims to paint a picture of the current state of play in financial modelling.

We will be presenting the results at the 2021 Excel Summit in February.

Global Excel Summit

Registration is open for the 2021 Global Excel Summit. The summit features 30+ speakers and 8 masterclasses over 4 days.

Check out the promo video here, and get your tickets here. We'll be there presenting the results of the 2021 Global Financial Modelling Survey.

Financial modelling skills are in huge demand

According to this article from Global Banking and Finance Review, business leaders are becoming more and more aware of the importance of good data and analytics.

Projecting the future of the business through financial forecasting is now one of the most critical business functions in the current climate, causing financial talent to be in high demand.

Co-authoring your Excel spreadsheets

Microsoft is planning to add support for co-authoring protected Excel files. The new feature will allow users to protect Excel files using passwords and still share it with others who can edit the file without removing protection

You can read more about it in this article from

And finally . . . Pokémon in Excel

A dedicated Pokémon fan is recreating every Gen 1 creature in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, and the results are incredible.

Watch this Excel artist at work here.

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