The Modeller's Miscellany - #53

The best article about Excel ever written.

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Article // The best article about Excel ever written.

"If you want to see the future of B2B software, look at what Excel users are hacking together in spreadsheets today". This article is an in-depth look at why Excel is here to stay. And why at the same time the unbundling of what users do in Excel has already created companies with market caps of half a trillion dollars.

"Excel is the bonsai tree of software: the more non-core use cases pruned off by unitasker products, the healthier it gets."

Article // Xero buys Planday

Xero continues its march towards the domination of the cloud accounting space with its latest acquisition of workforce management platform Planday.

Planday will add new functionality to Xero’s platform. Top of the list is payroll – “all the things you need to calculate and track payroll in a very efficient manner”. Read more.

Video // Hall of Tortured Souls Easter Egg hidden in Excel 95

You have better things to do on a Sunday than watching this video about the Hall of Tortured Souls Easter Egg that was in Excel 95.

Article // The inevitability of Clubhouse

Stratechary is a blog and podcast focused on the analysis of the strategy and business side of tech and media. This article gives a really interesting perspective on why the rise of Clubhouse was inevitable given the trends that have occurred in every other media form. Really interesting analysis. Read it here.

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