Structured commenting and feedback for financial model review
Model review is essential for error reduction. For a review to be effective, we need to make it easy to leave comments in a model.
Like so much that we do when modelling, we should think of reviewing and commenting on a model as a workflow.
What makes a good workflow?
- Comments must be easy to leave.
- They must be connected to specific areas of the model.
- It must be easy to gather all the comments into one list that the recipient can review - they should not be hunting through the model looking for the comments.
- It must be easy to clear the comments and any associated formatting once they have resolved the issue.
This section looks at a simple commenting tool we have added to the Productivity Pack to make all of this easier.
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