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Raymond R. Panko

Ray Panko
Professor of IT Management and Shidler Fellow
Shilder College of Business
University of Hawaii
2404 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI, 96821


Spreadsheet Errors and Governance

Ray has been conducting research on end user computing since the 1980s. His special focus is spreadsheet errors and governance. Visit his spreadsheet research website.


Ray's primary courses are ITM 431 (Networking), ITM 433 (Information Security), and BUS 310 (Statistics). Networking is the fastest-growing field in information systems, and security pervades all aspects of information systems.

Networking Textbook

Ray's textbook Business Networks and Telecommunications is published by Pearson Prentice-Hall.

Security Textbook

Ray's textbook Corporate Computer and Network Security is published by Pearson Prentice-Hall. The second edition was published in July 2009.

Human Error

Spreadsheet error is part of the general phenomenon of human error. Ray has gathered some data on human error to show that spreadsheet error rates are simply human error rates.