The first guide in our improving your data practices series.

Almost every employee in every organisation in the world uses spreadsheets in some capacity or another. However, spreadsheets can offer challenges around data quality, data security, productivity and more. It is these challenges and threats that are normally overlooked but should be carefully considered.

Knowing what other options are out there and when to use them is a challenge and one this guide is designed to address. In this guide we explore the wide range of solutions from Microsoft that offer you more capability, security and scale than spreadsheets. We discuss when each of the solutions could be used and the strengths of each offering.

This guide covers:

  • Common use cases of spreadsheets
  • Risks associated with spreadsheets
  • The Microsoft technology suite
  • Selecting the right solution for you