5 Signs You Are Abusing Excel for Planning
Spreadsheets are familiar and low cost, but they weren't designed to support complex processes. How do you stop abusing spreadsheets?
Finance is familiar with spreadsheets and uses them for a variety of financial planning and analysis processes. Though they are an excellent individual productivity tool, spreadsheets were not built for corporate-wide planning processes. Planning via Excel can work in the early stages of an enterprise, but as an organization grows in size and complexity the warning signs that it might be time for a change will become apparent.
So how do you know when your organization has outgrown spreadsheets for planning?
Download the white paper to learn the five signs that you are abusing Excel for planning. You’ll learn:
- The impact of relying too heavily on Excel for planning initiatives
- Steps you can take to stop the abuse and actually use the advantages of Excel in an EPM solution
- The requirements you should consider when evaluating an EPM solution to evolve with your business needs