Spreadsheets are great, aren’t they?
Nowadays, executives and business founders can easily handle work that in decades past would have taken a whole team to manage.
Thanks to spreadsheets, one individual with minimal training can condense entire file cabinets of contacts, stacks of accounting paperwork, and whole portfolios of project timelines...and store them on a hard drive.
But at what point do spreadsheets become a burden?
You don’t see many Fortune 500 companies having their sales teams track activity in a Word document, or their accounts payable team filing invoices via Excel.
So, when do you know it’s time to make the switch from spreadsheets to specialized tools?
Below, I walk you through 5 signs to look for...