Elaborate, properly constructed spreadsheets greatly simplify a wide range of activities and processes within companies, enabling business owners to economize valuable time and effort, increase the efficiency of their business (Analysis), keep track of different tasks, manage their budget, optimize the planning of future events (Forecasting), organize and access valuable information, and optimize the completion of specific tasks. And thus, thanks to their many benefits, spreadsheet programs have come to be considered indispensable tools for businesses in today's competitive climate.
Protection of formulae : How often have you forgotten to protect the cell contains the formula that took you hours to test and perfect. It takes one instance of honest human error, and that formula is gone.
One user at a time : In the instance where there are a number of people required to work on a spreadsheet, they can only access it when no-one else is working on it.
When your spreadsheet start to hit its limits, what options are open to you? Perhaps the best option is to consider the conversion of your spreadsheet to a database solution. Relational databases became viable not too long after the spreadsheet was well-entrenched as the affordable and quick means of gathering data and performing calculations.
examples of spreadsheet packages
excel inventory templates