Date Added: Oct 2009
What's one way to destroy a finance department's productivity? Get rid of spreadsheets. Or one way to immediately improve the finance department's productivity? Get rid of spreadsheets. This is the conundrum finance groups face. Desktop spreadsheets are inexpensive and versatile, and millions of people work with them every day. They're a handy way to do ad-hoc analysis and reports, prototyping and other common tasks. In a corporate setting, however, the disadvantages and dangers of spreadsheets outweigh these conveniences.