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Forget Big Data, Understand Your Little Data There seems to be a trend at the moment about 'big data', but do you actually know what that is? Why is it such a trend, and is there anything that you could be doing about it? Take a look below, as I will try...read more
Spreadsheets – Jack of All Trades, Master of None? I saw a comment on a social media post stating that spreadsheets are not the ideal solution in any situation, but can provide an adequate solution in almost any situation. As you can imagine, this got my...read more
Spreadsheets and the HR Industry You may be wondering why I am writing about HR, and the answer is simple. Many of my clients happen to be HR consultants or HR managers. After a few years of trading, I had a look at my past clients, to see if there were...read more
Comparing Your Data with Spreadsheets Can spreadsheets do this?Believe it or not, I am seeing an increasing demand for spreadsheets to check, compare, and then report on data sets. This is probably due to most software systems exporting data to CSV, but...read more
Analysing Your Sales Figures Do you even do it? Do you analyse your sales figures? Dare I say that most people don’t. If the money is in the bank, then does it really matter how it got there? This is the attitude of most business owners, and this is a very...read more
Pipeline Management & Sales Projection I have seen a rise in requests to manage sales pipelines of late. What is this all about? Well, it is monitoring how many leads are successful, how long a sale takes, how much an average sale is worth, and then...read more
Why a Software Package Isn’t Necessarily Better Than Your Spreadsheet OK, before I get every software developer and salesperson on my back, let me just put in a disclaimer. There is obviously a need for business software, and spreadsheets can’t do...read more
Why You Need to Monitor Your Website Analytics I’m sure you won’t be surprised that I monitor my website analytics often. Having a business called Spreadsheet Solutions would indicate that I love analytics, graphs, and the like. I monitor all sorts of...read more
Management Dashboards – Traffic Lights for Your Business No matter what type of business you run, and how big or small it is, we all have one thing in common. We need to know how they have performed, and where we need to make changes. This isn’t just about...read more
My 5 Most Popular Spreadsheets This Year I have had a look at the downloads from the website over the last 7 months, in order to see which of the spreadsheets are the most popular, and here are the various winners in each category. Hopefully it will show...read more
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