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Overhauling the spreadsheet
Founded by a former data analyst at Google, Pigment’s platform allows users to take control of their business data. It presents an intuitive, full-spectrum view of the company; offering multiple future scenarios in real-time through charts, simulations and continuous modelling.
Liam Bastick (Microsoft MVP) takes a close look at inventory calculations – an area of modelling that often causes so much confusion.
Gaming in Excel
Many of us believe we have created some pretty complex Excel models in our time. But how many of us can claim to have recreated an entire game in our favourite application?
Rock stars who write code
Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, a self-confessed spreadsheet-head, took Harvard’s online computer science course. This led to him writing software that actually helped manage various aspects of songwriting, and the running of Weezer.
And finally . . . more errors
Where would we be without the news of another spreadsheet error causing havoc in the world? This time it's the legal profession suffering the consequences of a "data entry error”.
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