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Spreadsheets: How Much of a Problem Are They?

by EASA Software in All Blog Posts, Spreadsheets

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Spreadsheets: How Much of a Problem Are They? Written by  Keith Meintjes It is often said that MS Excel is by far the most widely used engineering tool on the planet, and I suspect that is true. But, there are many concerns over proper management and governance of spreadsheets. In CIMdata’s engagements […]

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The Three Most Common Excel Headaches, and an Aspirin-free Approach to Eliminating Them

by Mike Nieburg in All Blog Posts, Spreadsheets

The Three Most Common Excel Problems EASA Solves Excel is universally loved for its flexibility, power and agility, but probably nearly as universally loathed for three problems it can create when users attempt to share critical spreadsheets, namely: 1. Lack of version control: Most of us have personally experienced the scenario of losing track of […]

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How Companies Can Deal with Sharing Excel Spreadsheets with Many Users

by Mike Nieburg in All Blog Posts, Spreadsheets

How Companies Can Deal with Sharing Excel Spreadsheets with Many Users Due to its familiarity, accessibility and versatility for data capture and calculation centric applications, Excel is a ubiquitous tool, in use at businesses in virtually every industry. From start-ups to global multi-national corporations, Excel is used for business processes such as modeling, analytics, data [...]Read more

Eight dangers engineers, modelers and analysts need to be aware of when using Excel spreadsheets

by Mike Nieburg in All Blog Posts, Democratization, Spreadsheets

Eight dangers engineers, modelers and analysts need to be aware of when using Excel spreadsheets It’s pretty obvious why we use Excel so much – it’s everywhere, it’s initially easy, and it’s what we know. But when engineers and scientists look to Excel for performing modeling & simulation, data analysis or any complex scientific calculation, [...]Read more

Using Spreadsheets as an Enterprise Application: Challenges and Solutions

by Sebastian Dewhurst in All Blog Posts, Spreadsheets

Using Spreadsheets as an Enterprise Application: Challenges and Solutions You’d be hard pressed to find a business that doesn’t use spreadsheets in some way. Microsoft Excel spreadsheets are a staple for many businesses, whether they are used to project scenarios, to model a manufacturing process, or to generate pricing and proposals. But Excel was designed […]

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Mitigating the Dangers of Microsoft Excel

by admin in All Blog Posts, Spreadsheets

The other day we stumbled upon this article from Forbes that called out Microsoft Excel as the “most dangerous software on the planet.” Excel, dangerous?  What are they getting at here? The article speaks to the fact that financial institutions like JP Morgan use Excel to manage complex and critical calculations which were, in fact, […]

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Deploying Excel to Web Applications for Your Business Needs

by EASA Software in All Blog Posts, Spreadsheets

Organizations across all industries, regardless of company size, all have one thing in common: a love-hate relationship with Excel spreadsheets. Excel is loved for its flexibility and “agility” – the ease of making changes quickly – and the fact that most folks are already familiar with it. But when spreadsheets are widely shared, the “hate” […]

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How Insurance Industry Leader Zurich Financial Uses EASA for Innovation

by EASA Software in All Blog Posts, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote), Spreadsheets

The insurance industry is a competitive one, and companies that occupy this sector need to be constantly improving their processes to stay successful. One of the biggest challenges that insurance groups face is how to effectively and efficiently price their products.  The pricing process for insurance providers is a complex one where many factors, some […]

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