Fast, Accurate Management Reporting: eight reasons why spreadsheets may be letting you down.
sponsored by Indicee

From VisiCalc to Excel, the spreadsheet has played an important role in helping accountants, financial analysts, and management understand and run their businesses.

But while spreadsheets are ideal for some tasks, using them as quasi business systems for gathering, consolidating, and reporting on large volumes of data from numerous sources is counter-productive. It’s like cutting wood with a hammer.

This paper explains when spreadsheets work well, and when they don’t. It describes the negative consequences for business when spreadsheets are used inappropriately. And it puts forward a simple, cost-effective alternative that increases the reliability, completeness and speed of business reporting, freeing up time for more insightful analysis.

(THIS RESOURCE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.)
 
See what other users are reading via our Daily Top 50 Report
.

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement