EASA’s Solution: Streamlined and Protected Shared Excel Files for Multiple Users
Businesses need a solution that eliminates problems associated with sharing Excel files that isn’t comparatively expensive, risky or time-consuming. EASA provides the perfect solution — software that offers version and access control, protects data, and can be easily integrated into the existing workflow.
The software enables companies to ‘webify’ their spreadsheets, enabling access for users through a browser. This enables a user to make use of the functionality of the spreadsheet while not actually ever directly handling it. This includes functionality provided by VBA, macros and complex formulas, something that cannot be accomplished with solutions that ‘convert’ or ‘translate’ Excel files – a common approach used by MS Online Excel and Google Docs. And, since EASA is a low-code platform, it’s easy for non-programmers to build a custom web application themselves.
Here’s why EASA is the perfect solution for enterprises who need to share critical Excel files among multiple users.
Prevents Version Confusion
EASA ensures that only the current and correct version of your spreadsheet is being used. Since users access the web app version rather than the actual spreadsheet, any version confusion is completely eliminated.
Safeguards Proprietary Data & Intellectual Property
Because everyone uses a single, secure, centralized web portal, they will no longer have to download, edit, copy or email spreadsheets. As a result, EASA helps to keep intellectual property safe by preventing it from being exposed or altered. When updates to your spreadsheet are necessary, such as revising formulas or fixing errors, only authorized individuals can access the native spreadsheets through EASA, with its built-in security layer requiring user verification before access is granted.
Process Automation and Workflow Management
EASA is a powerful automation tool that allows other kinds of software, including in-house solutions, to be integrated, while data exchange in both directions is also automated. For example, rather than copy and paste data into a spreadsheet from a corporate database, EASA can automatically extract the data from the database, eliminating wasted manual effort, introduction of errors, or even knowledge of how to use the database. Where workflow management is needed, EASA can temporarily pause a workflow until a conditional requirement is met. For example, waiting to obtain approval before a quote can be released to a customer.