Microsoft Excel Skill Sprints

The strength and weaknesses of Excel, and how data democratization is the next step for your business.

Created in 1987, Microsoft Excel is part of the Microsoft Office suite and has become the industry standard for spreadsheets.

Within business environment, Excel users are fed data extracted from databases by the IT department. The process of extracting the data flatens it, removing one or more dimensions which gives business people a skewed view of the situation.

Excel has hard limits on the size and complexity of data it can handle. Understanding these limitations will allow you to choose better alternatives for your business.

Microsoft Excel - Tech Profile


Easy to learn
Good for small, simple data sets

What is a Skill Sprint?

A Skill Sprint is a customised course intended to help a team get to grips with a new technology. Led by a subject expert, the participants are coached as they deliver on a real goal with the target technology.

Unlock access to larger, more complex data sets

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