Why You Should Banish the Spreadsheet

Posted by Daragh O’Brien on Feb 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM

There is an old saying that if all you have is a hammer, every problem starts to look a lot like a nail. The humble electronic spreadsheet has been with us since shortly after breakfast on the morning of modern computing, with LANPAR providing spreadsheet capability to users of large mainframe computers as far back as 1969. Visicalc was the software that launched a thousand Macs, and helped a small start-up tech company with a fruit-based name climb out of their garage and become the behemoth they are today.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management, Dimensions of metadata, data alignment, data management

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