Excel Macros Are Useful But Potentially Dangerous
Enabling Macros in Excel turns a spreadsheet tool into a high-performance automation tool that can help your business save time, effort and, by extension, money.
However, like any software, Macros do pose some risks. Mainly, these risks revolve around using Macros incorrectly or using pre-made Macros you find on the Internet that could pose a security risk.
At The Excel Experts, we’re deeply committed to helping business leaders such as yourself to use Excel productively and ensure that it benefits their company.
That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide to the most common risks associated with enabling Macros in Excel and how you can avoid them.
Using Pre-Made Macros Could Lead To Security Risks
Macros can be challenging to write yourself, which is why many business leaders turn to pre-made versions created by developers. While professionals such as ours can create custom Excel Macros that benefit your business, there are developers out there who encode malware into their Macros to harm users.
Often, these Macros are found online and offered as a quick and easy way to automate Excel. As such, the easiest way to avoid this issue is to make sure that you only use trusted providers of code, such as The Excel Experts.
Our team will craft unique Macros that suit your company and allow you to complete business-critical tasks in less time. Macros made by trusted partners such as us are entirely safe. If you don’t know and trust the source of the Macro code, then don’t use it.
Macros Can Damage Data If Used Incorrectly
If a Macro is used incorrectly, it could damage your data and, potentially, corrupt your Excel Workbook. If the Workbook is the only document with your data, this could have significant repercussions for your company. If you want to ensure that your staff use your Excel Macros correctly, consider giving them some expert training.
The Excel Experts offer Excel Training Courses tailored to meet your unique business needs and ensure that everyone absorbs as much information as possible.
The result will be informed, dedicated employees who will understand how Macros work and be more likely to avoid making potentially costly mistakes.
When Used Correctly, Enabling Macros In Excel Can Be Useful
As with everything in life, there are risks to enabling Macros in Excel. The best way to avoid any issues is to work with a team of experts in Excel. Our business is named The Excel Experts because we know everything there is to know about this unique and useful programme.
So, our team can help you to use Macros correctly and make the most out of them. We can help you create custom Excel Workbooks that will save your staff time and make your business run smoothly.
Speak to us today on 0800 772 3782 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about how we can help you make the most of Excel.