Why spreadsheets are bad for bakers

Spreadsheets can be bad for bakeries. In fact, they have been a cause for alarm within the wider business community for years. As far back as 2008, studies found that around 94% of spreadsheets contained errors. An oft-cited UK survey from 2011 found that 57% of spreadsheet users had no formal training on the package they used. An amazing 72% … [Read more...]

IBA report – In Germany, efficiency equals survival

The CyBake team flew out to Munich last month for the IBA. Director Martin Coyle reports on what British bakers can learn from their German counterparts. A first-time visit to Munich’s IBA could be daunting: over 77,000 people milling around 12 large halls packed floor to ceiling with equipment and machinery. Luckily for me, CyBake was there … [Read more...]