Spreadsheets are ubiquitous. For many organizations they are a critical resource and essential to business processes. With Office 2007 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 it will be much easier to maintain a sustainable spreadsheet compliance framework.
Office 2007 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 will provide some key capabilities that will assist greatly in the compliance effort:
Especially helpful are the workflow and auditing capabilities of Office SharePoint Server 2007. Spreadsheets can be set up for review and approval before being available for broader use.
Just another example of Microsoft technologies helping users to become compliant. Check out the Spreadsheet Compliance in 2007 Microsoft Office System White Paper: http://www.financialdevelopers.com/assets/ExcelRegulatoryWhitePaper.doc