What role does Excel have in corporate computing? Many people in the IT industry think that Excel is not about serious computing at all. But Microsoft has decided on a new role for Excel as the window through which people view their company data.
Traditionally, reports are produced by Accounts or IT department at the end of the week or month, then distributed to managers and staff. But people are starting to question this. Why does it have to go through Accounts or IT? Why dont we give data to users direct?
In his recent article Richard Pierce, Managing Director of PS Financials, identified this as a hot issue for 2008.
Catering for non financial users
In our experience, intuitive, easy to use facilities for non financial users are "hot". Budget holders...