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The Modeller’s Miscellany #97

“You will grow to the level of your constraints, not your potential.”

– Alex Hormozi


An introduction to financial modelling standards

For some people, the debate around financial modelling standards is old and tired. Others aren’t aware that such standards even exist. In this article, Kenny sets out why standards matter and provides links to the main standards & modelling guidance documents.


Exclusive Full Stack interview with Ian Schnoor, Financial Modelling Institute founder

Giles recently caught up with Ian Schnoor to learn more about the Financial Modelling Institute’s original vision, plans for the future, and much more.

You can watch the full conversation here, which includes exclusive information about the FMI’s yet-to-be-released third level; the MFM!


MS announce the release of LAMBDAs into production and the new Advanced Formula Environment add-in

This week Microsoft announced that Lambdas have been released into Production: Current Channel builds of Excel. They have also released a new Advanced Formula Environment add-in. Read more about both here.


Ask a better question

From author David Marquet:


Map of meaning in the brain changes ideas about memory

Researchers have mapped hundreds of semantic categories to the tiny bits of the cortex that represent them in our thoughts and perceptions. What they discovered might change our view of memory. Read more.

Modeller’s Miscellany Jobs

If you have a financial modelling related position you’d like us to include, please email om.

Corporate Finance, Manager Valuation – PwC Luxembourg – Luxembourg

Financial Analyst – Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. – New York, USA
Financial Forecasting Analyst – Local Government Federal Credit Union – Raleigh, NC, USA
Junior Financial Analyst – MindGeek – Montreal, QC
Financial Modeller – Cedar – London, UK
Financial Modeller – Refreshing – Remote, London, UK
Financial Analyst – OCA – Paris, France

And finally…

This SEO file caught my eye on LinkedIn. It’s Nike’s robots.txt file. Of course, it incorporates their logo, but at the top of the page it has an instruction to “Just crawl it”.

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