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Microsoft Excel

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Spreadsheet software for formatting and analysis.

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Microsoft Excel Features

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Functionality

4.7

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18.4K

Total features

15

2 categories

Microsoft Excel features

Charting
Collaboration Tools
Commenting/Notes
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Data Visualization
Document Management
Drag & Drop

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API
Activity Dashboard
Alerts/Notifications
Assignment Management
Audio Recording
Business Process Automation
Calendar Management
Chat/Messaging

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18.4K

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Total Features

15

Unique features

  • Templates

  • Real-time Updates

  • Offline Access

  • Drag & Drop

Functionality

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Total Features

17

Features in Common

9

Unique features

  • Secure Data Storage

  • Full Text Search

  • Document Storage

  • Document Generation

Functionality

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Total Features

14

Features in Common

4

Unique features

  • Template Management

  • Offline Editing

  • Media Library

  • Image Editing

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Dave G.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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The industry standard

Reviewed 2 years ago

Honestly, I love Excel. The truth is, once you unlock the various features there is very little you can't do. For fun I've created a dynamic resume', a slide presentation and even a couple of games inside Excel just to see if I could.

Pros

Excel's greatest value is its ability to be many things for many people. I would say 90% of the people I've seen use Excel only use about 10% of its capabilities, and it's great for that. People are making quick budgets, schedules, to-do lists and even recipes books with excel and don't need many "pro" features for that. Then there are the people who use it for contact management and data-processing, I've even seen an Excel instance that used extensive scripting to handle CRM, inventory and mail-merge marketing. I don't suggest it, but if you really want to get into it, it's very possible. I'd say the greatest advantage of using Excel is that it's the industry standard for spreadsheets. If send someone an excel sheet you can bet that they will have a way to open it.

Cons

For cons, it does annoy me a bit that the Mac version isn't nearly as good as the Windows version. It's not surprising, of course, but it is annoying. I use Excel on different platforms and operating systems and the difference is striking. Also, if you do plan on getting in the weeds with excel for business intelligence and data processing, you can literally spend years studying ti and getting proficient with the all of the capabilities. And finally, it can be a huge processor hog and slow down everything else on your computer if you aren't careful. Even a simple spreadsheet with a simple formula involving whole columns can suddenly bring a stop to your workday.

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Joel M.

Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Microsoft excel is a key program for almost everything but with one defect

Reviewed 4 months ago

Microsoft Excel is probably the main software I use at work and I use it for almost everything but with an importan con which that you cannot work 2 people at the same time in the same file.

Pros

Microsoft Excel is probably one of the best softwares you can use and vital for your business and almost for everything. It's important for accounting, to have your process under control and for almost everything. It's very versatile and you can use it for almost everything

Cons

One of the main cons I see is that the file is not shared so if you want to work with your team, you have to save the file, share it and work one by one. There is the Microsoft 365 but this has an extra cost.

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Josias A.

Accounting, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Excel in general helps professionals from different areas to work with data analysis.

Reviewed 2 months ago
Pros

With Excel it is possible to go much further than creating tables, graphs, data analysis and issuing reports that help leaders in making important decisions.

Cons

Slowness when editing one cell after another.

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Brandon D.

Accounting, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Excel Review

Reviewed 2 months ago
Pros

This product is the standard in the industry and rightfully so. Can do anything you need to and most people are trained on it.

Cons

It has its limitation like any software when dealing with large sets of data.

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Galia M.

Education Management, 5,001-10,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Microsoft Excel management tool

Reviewed 2 months ago
Pros

Great tool to work with, analyze your data, create perfect pivot tables and use charts to present it clearly

Cons

Can't share with others while working together on the same file

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Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Unimaginable capabilities

Reviewed 2 months ago
Pros

This software has helped me to organize my work, analyzing data and doing nearly everything in terms of mathematical calculations

Cons

The software does not prompt its user when an error has been made in imputing data.

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Management Consulting, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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Still the best and most comprehensive spreadsheet software around.

Reviewed 2 years ago

I could not undertake my daily work without Excel. I'd highly recommend that user are sent on courses to get the basics rights and then move onwards and move to advanced formulae courses and then perhaps Excel and VBA. Unless there is a very specific data/numerical task that may have custom software, Excel covers all bases very well indeed.

Pros

When people say Excel they use it as interchangeably as the word spreadsheet and it's now excepted that just saying Excel is to suffice on it's own. There is very little that cannot be accomplished with numbers using Excel. I have used Excel to complete financial statements, carry out financial modelling and valuation. The UI is intuitive, familiar, and with the continual progression and development...

Cons

I do love Excel but unless you're on a super monster processor with massive RAM, having references drawing on other sheets or very large data sets, can be very slow to initially process. Where possible it is more efficient to keep the data within the sheet but on other Tabs; but this is not always possible. It is not designed foremost to be a database with the large dataset handling but it does try given time to process.

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Amanda M.

Accounting, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Excel just makes life better

Reviewed 5 months ago

Having multiple reports to create and a large amount of data to sort out I would not want to have to do this without excel, that's for sure. Pivot tables for instance, dramatically cut downtime spent trying to figure out what it is I need at that time. It's done almost instantly, it really is great.

Pros

When I started using excel several years ago I had never seen it or anything like it before. Now I could not imagine life without it. I use it in my spare time just for fun. The features are incredible. I learn something new everyday and it's exciting, especially for someone in my profession where many tasks are time sensitive. Everything about it makes your life easier. My excitement has even rubbed off on to my co-worker who is learning new things everyday and before that never gave it a second thought. If I could have a computer for just one reason it would absolutely be for Excel!

Cons

Tough question. Maybe if I had to say something, it would be the error messages. But then again you can always turn them off!

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Lisa D.

Civic & Social Organization, self-employed

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Excel - The Miraclemaker of Spreadsheets

Reviewed 3 years ago

I have been using Excel since 1995, coming off of Lotus 1,2,3. Each release of Excel has improved its functionality. It’s not only a data organizer, it’s got the ability to turn into a database that’s even easier than Access. As a freelancer, I must keep lots of data. And it’s important to me to see how this data is making an impact in my business. With Excel, I can be my own data analyst and bookkeeper, and I can make gorgeous graphs to add to presentations that would make any CEO proud. Excel, you truly are my partner in business.

Pros

Excel has been my all time favorite piece of software for entering, storing, sorting, calculating, tracking and organizing every piece of important data I’ve had to work with. This data organizer and analyzer gives you the functions and features to take important data, be it my client list or the amount of money I charged and organize this data in any way I need. It utilizes complicated statistical...

Cons

There isn’t anything I don’t love about Excel. When I started using it in 1995, you used to have to memorize the formulas and that took time. Now, everything is one click away. Somehow, I do miss the days of actually using my own logic to calculate things. But boy, it sure saves me a lot of time now!!

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Dima V.

Information Technology and Services, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Excel-lent!!

Reviewed 2 years ago

I use Excel every single day! For work-related and personal tasks. Doing my budget there, projections, calculations, data processing, modelling, charting - you name it! So versatile and so useful, worth every penny you pay for it!

Pros

I think the best part is the fact that the spreadsheet is like one giant calculator! Invaluable in today's times when you need to be able to get things done on the go! There is the auto-sum function which sums all cells in a row/column/custom range, which I use for my budgeting. I have also used their financial functions a lot, to calculate my debt and mortgage repayments. They still have a myriad...

Cons

There is one massive minus to Excel - which had been there for ages. You can't scroll sideways while holding down the Shift key, as in all other programs. This is so unfortunate since Excel's columns can be far-reaching to the right very often, and so while vertical scrolling works, for horizontal scrolling one still needs to use the old-fashioned "drag and drop the scroll bar". I hope the devs of Excel will read this and fix it soon - to make the experience perfect!

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Pubudu R.

Higher Education, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Excel saves your time

Reviewed 3 years ago

I use Excel for 6 years. When I was an undergraduate, I used excel for all graphing and charting works for assignments and reports. I used excel frequently for my undergraduate research. I got all the raw data in a excel sheet and I did calculations in excel to get final results, and used excel to explain graphically. I used many types of charts and graphs to describe my results. If you know Excel...

Pros

Excel is very useful tool for researchers like me. It is the most user friendly spreadsheet I ever had. Because the values in the spreadsheet can be manipulated mathematically with the help of basic and number of complex arithmetic operations. Therefore, it is very helpful to you if you work with a lot of data and numbers. So you can save your time, if you master this software. There are very many advantages of this software. Ability to express the information graphically is one of most useful option to researchers like me. It is very important to explain your data in bar charts, pie charts, pivot charts, line graphs... etc. and it is easy to draw these graphs using excel.

Cons

It is time consuming to add data to excel manually, specially when i have a large number of data. When I use copy and paste or cut and paste options, it seems to be confusing me sometimes. When I try to undo, it won't help. Maybe it is my personal error, but it happens to me many times. The other thing is while I using different versions, sometimes I can't find some tools at the same place where it was in the previous version.

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Amy E.

Mental Health Care, self-employed

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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KEEPS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE

Reviewed 3 years ago

I use it daily for tracking all of my business transactions, and I love the fact that it quickly adds the columns for me and gives me a quick and accurate total of my profits, it keeps accurate and easy to set up to use especially for someone like me that is not computer savvy at when I first started using it but quickly with customer services' help and taking the free classes offered became a pro in no time.! Absolutely love all aspects of the program and the ease of using it!

Pros

Keeps all of your data neat and clearly in one place, easy to locate, easy to use, the spreadsheets are great for tracking everything - personnel, clients, daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly incomes, etc.; invoices, tracking venue of outstanding balances and denies with a place for explanations and follow up, clients information:name, email addresses, phone and cell #s, etc. for easy access, can...

Cons

Wish the spreadsheet always fit on one page and at times I have difficulty using it with other apps Can't think of anything else.

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Bonnie M.

Higher Education, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Excel

Reviewed 4 years ago

I think Excel is great and I am not an accountant or bookkeeper! At work it helps me track open and close dates of events and programs, as well as help keep my budget on track. I even use its Alignment/Orientation function to print the names on graduation certificates. That one is a life saver! I also create calendars with Excel to help me remember reoccurring announcements that are posted only few...

Pros

It is more versatile than you can imagine. I use it at work and at home almost every day. I use it for so many tasks that go far beyond what a normal table or spreadsheet program could do. It is my go-to place for creating tables, calendars, lists, rosters, budget charts, food and calorie logs, shopping/grocery lists, and I could go on and on.

Cons

I wish Excel would identify misspelled words within the cells as you are typing. Rather than having to remember to go find the spellchecker and use it each time.

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Ravinder B.

Legal Services, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Powerful tool for data visualization, analysis, calculation and presentations

Reviewed 3 years ago

We use Microsoft Excel to maintain large data set, perform calculations and data visualization across each department. We also use the excel spreadsheet as a client deliverable format as it is present, graphs and charts are easy to digest and allow easy modification at both ends.

Pros

Microsoft Excel spreadsheet is the most widely used tool across organizations to maintain a large data set in a tabular format, to perform calculations, for visualization and analysis. Excel supports basic mathematical functions including filter, sort, color code, add, subtract, multiply, divide to much-advanced formulas such as pivot table, if-else etc. for data manipulation. Excel has built-in support...

Cons

Features on Excel mobile App are somewhat limited. Large size excel file makes your system slow, time-consuming and sometimes it even crashes. If you want pro-level expertise in Excel, you need to undergo training. The good part is that excel online tutorials are widely available across multiple platforms such as YouTube, Courseera, etc.

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Amy W.

Health, Wellness and Fitness, 201-500 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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This Product Has Very Useful and Extensive Capabilities

Reviewed 4 years ago

Elaborating on my favorite features of Excel, the following more specific functions are of tremendous help to me on a regular and ongoing basis: -The ability to easily sort lists based on any piece of your data, (for example, sorting by last name, by zip code, but dollar amounts, by dates, etc.) On top of that, you can sort by multiple data at once with one click of a button. -The formulas you can...

Pros

Microsoft Excel is truly amazing. I have used it for SO many things including the following: -Creating simple lists or databases -Utilizing more complex rules and formulas within my data -Creating a TON of different type of charts and graphs for data analysis and reporting These are definitely my top three favorite features and capabilities, and those that I use most frequently. In addition, everything can be customized to meet your needs and preferences in Excel as well. Fonts can be changed in size/type/color/style, cells can be highlighted, and charts and graphs can be customized in these same ways as well.

Cons

There is nothing I dislike about Excel, but I know that its capabilities are far beyond my knowledge and ability. It can seem complicated, but once you learn how to utilize all of its features, it can truly be an asset in so many ways. A personal goal of mine is to get some more training in that area so that I can take advantage of this software's capabilities to the full extent.

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Will A.

Aviation & Aerospace, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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The Legend

Reviewed 4 years ago

I am my startup company's primary financial and market analyst and also have a background in the finance industry, so I have used Excel almost everyday for years and continue to do so. While I don't consider myself a true power user, I have a fair amount of miles on the clock with Excel. It's truly matchless in its versatility, which is why I like it. The more modern convenience features that I enjoy (the OneDrive/SharePoint integration comes to mind) and others that I could take or leave (enhanced help options) are nice adds, but they also make my machine run like a jet ski on gravel when I have a large file, so I'm more mixed on those than I'd like to be. Overall, though, an indispensable tool for any analyst.

Pros

How does one even begin to write a review of a software program as ubiquitous, and indeed genre-defining, as MS Excel? For that reason, I'll focus this review on my experience of moving form Excel 2013 to the O365 version of Excel 2016. The new autosave feature and its nearly seamless integration with OneDrive/SharePoint stand out to me as truly excellent additions for use in a business setting. It provides for excellent collaboration and provides peace of mind for data security as well. Beyond that, it's still the same extremely versatile tool it's always been.

Cons

On the other side of the coin, the new features mentioned above and many of the new automatic tooltips and help features are a little cumbersome and seem to bog the program down sometimes, especially on my ultra-portable work PC, which is obviously a little down on power compared to a conventional full size laptop or desktop. Some way to lightweight some the functionality would be greatly appreciated, especially to avoid eating the battery when I'm on the go.

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Rodrigo G.

Accounting, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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The most powerful spreadsheet software (yet simple by far, especially for large scale complex tasks

Reviewed 5 years ago

The amount of work we handled could only be done by this software, we tried other alternatives and nothing worked, especially at the amazing speed of MS Excel. Many people have this software which makes it easy to share and collaborate. That is the reason why this software is the standard in industry.

Pros

It is extremely powerful, fast and reliable software for medium to large scale financial reporting. My personal experience with this software is a testimony of this statement. I have worked for years in (large scale) financial reporting, the position is called financial controller of car manufacturer which produces 500,000 cars per year. Our financial reporting software for the past 5 years has been...

Cons

When you are moving the same file in different devices with different display resolutions, sometimes it gets a bit messy with graphs losing their proportions. Also a big drawback of some of their online and mobile device versions is that those are not very well integrated with "complex" VBA code.

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Kyla W.

Computer Software, self-employed

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Very Simple Microsoft Excel review

Reviewed a year ago

There has not been a single day in the last 30 years, where a project has been created and Excel is not used. Excel is a very powerful software, and a game changer. Majority of Jobs and organization, school and students, everyone need to learn how to use the tool to have advantage with number or data information upkeeps. Excel can be simple or complex to use depending on your experience level but you can denied how Excel is a super computer software tool. It’s useful and most and all most like will need it in their life time.

Pros

Microsoft Excel is a great spread sheet software program. It is very easy to navigate trough to extract, or combine data with key entries. It's very versatile in that you can detail your project with ease. It offers you numerous of template that make whatever projects you are crating a breeze. The program is quick and easy to input data, numerological information. There is even way you can insert...

Cons

As with all technology, there are a few drawbacks. I think some of the functions have the potential to be more user friendly. Inserting auto tutorial, on how to navigate and how to use it. It would be nice and convenient for new users. It difficult to figure out without a preview on how to use the software. Most time classes would charge to teach how to use Excel. Why not have a tutorial on the excel...

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feras r.

Logistics and Supply Chain, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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A comprehensive explanation of my personal experience with Microsoft Excel

Reviewed 3 months ago

I started using Microsoft Excel 27 years ago when it was installed on the computer via 6 Philips disk and from that time until now I have not used any other program in all the fields I worked in and used it in all its versions. Quick tables and invoice design in all its forms. I even used it to make small stickers to put on products. It is indeed a comprehensive program for those who learn it and know...

Pros

I liked the Microsoft Excel program, that it is flexible and easy to learn and work on. It is an excellent place for making tables and electronic tables that contain simple and complex equations, which makes me able to make a simple accounting program in record time and complete tables and invoices in minutes, and the graphs can be inserted very easily and simply Also, the file contains several pages, and new pages can be added endlessly. The pages can be linked to equations between them easily. When saving the work, it can be saved with several extensions to open it in other programs such as the pdf extension and many great features in the program

Cons

I can assure you that there are no downsides to Microsoft Excel. There was a simple note, which is to change the work format when opening the file with old, previous versions.

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Khalid A.

Education Management, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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powerful analytical and data managing tool

Reviewed 3 months ago

My overall experience with app/software/SAAS can be summed in the follwing points:A. The given app/software/SAAS has been solving the following business problems :- organisation of data- data entry- preparing accounting statements- comparison of data- B. i have been able to realize the following benefits with the help of the given app/software/SAAS :- data analysis- budgeting- sales forecast-account - work sheet of staff

Pros

Pros : i found the following features as most impactful:- analysis of large amount of data- exceellent tool to edit or summarise data- data visulaisation tools- data calculation tools- tabulation of dataYes the product is quite easy to use for: - fiteration of desired data- sorting and calculating of data- presentation of data as charts & graphs- pivot tables could be used easily- fast calculation of data Yes i was successfully able to implement the integration of the app/software/SAAS with my existing business processes quite smoothly and easily as i could set it up with a little self-help, effort, and online training guides..

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Cons : I found the following features that were either missing or could be improved:- database aspect missing- human error probability is maximum- proper user guide missing- ability to recover lost filesI found the following features or aspects of the product that are difficult to use:- pictures alignment with cells- collaborative working becomes difficult- difficult to use macros - difficult to handle mathematical equations and formula- mobile application difficult to use No, the integration of the app/software/SAAS with my existing business processes not so much difficult as i could set it up with a little self-help, effort, and online training guides.

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Ngha N.

Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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The best spreadsheet application in existence

Reviewed 4 months ago

Excel offers spreadsheet fans of any level a tremendous lot of enjoyment, but it has given us more than we can chew at this point in time. You are need to go through extensive training in order to use all of its capabilities. Excel is similar to my handback. I take it with me wherever I go. Nowadays, the solution to any question may be found in a spreadsheet. I've progressed from simple addition and subtraction formulae to developing Macros, executing queries with Power Query, Pivot tables, and much more in Excel. Excel is an essential tool in my job as an accountant and data analyst. Despite having used this for many years, there is still so much to learn, and I am always discovering new recipes on YouTube and forums. What you can accomplish with Excel is limitless.

Pros

Power query, Power Pivot, Pivot tables, and pivot charts have been my favorite tools in excel. Macros and the all new LAMBA functions are spicing up my everyday experience with excel. There are a lot of things to love about excel if you take some time to learn it. Array formulas have been scary in excel, but In excel 2021, they implemented spilled arrays which has made the fun more enjoyable. I just love excel.

Cons

There is limitation on the amount of data a spreadsheet can hold. Excel is limited to about a million rows. If you are not familiar with cube formulas or pivot tables, it will be difficult to go above this limitation.

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Beth W.

Telecommunications, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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The Power to Tell Your Story

Reviewed 4 months ago

I love Excel. It is my favorite tool, and makes it possible for me to truly love my job. The job I have now is 90% Excel spreadsheets of varying complexity. I stepped into a job that I don't have the appropriate accounting knowledge for, but the tools in Excel have helped me get up to speed very quickly, and produce high quality output.

Pros

I process massive amounts of data each month into a series of reports, payments, and regulatory filings. Excel gives me everything I need to take raw data dumps from a variety of systems and compile the data into a single workbook where I can compare, balance, and report monthly activity. Excel's capacity to provide layers upon layers of data is vital. Excel's rich Formula base gives you tools to take the information you have and turn it into the information you need. Whatever you think Excel can do, it can do more. After 20 years, I'm still learning new things all the time.

Cons

I honestly can't think of much I don't like about Excel, except that there is so much, that no matter what you know, there's more...or a better way, or an easier way, or a possible way. Getting help in Excel can be overwhelming because of the sheer number of options available. I can't say that I don't like that about Excel, but it could be daunting to some. I don't even know how to suggest to make it better. I love Excel and wouldn't want it any other way.

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Mowshori K.

Education Management, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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With Microsoft Excel, I can look at a lot of data at once.

Reviewed 5 months ago

Microsoft has made Excel apps that can be put on smartphones so that the user can view, edit, and share Excel files.

Pros

It lets me work on the web version of MS Excel with my peers or coworkers. This means that I and my peers can access the Excel file from anywhere and change it at the same time. Excel is a great tool for analyzing data because not only can I store our data and do calculations with it, but it also comes with a number of other tools. Powerful tools for filtering, sorting, and searching help me narrow down the factors I need to think about when making decisions. So, I can play with a huge amount of data in an efficient way.

Cons

If the file is too big, it can slow down the Excel program because the interpreter/compiler has to go through each row and/or column. The easiest way to make sure Excel is time-efficient is to break up the file into smaller files. For a one-time analysis, Microsoft Excel is a great tool. The information doesn't go into the spreadsheet. The user has to type in every single bit by hand.

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Hammad Anis K.

Civil Engineering, 5,001-10,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Microsoft excel software that makes data calculation and viewing simple

Reviewed 5 months ago

I adore Excel's user interface, computation features, and data visualization possibilities. I track the progress of the projects using this spreadsheet application, find any gaps, and take the necessary action. Along with computing the dues, I also need to keep track of the overall amount of work completed and payments thus far. Moreover, this software is incredibly simple to use and has amazing power....

Pros

The best and most convenient way to organize data is in table format. I like how simple this software is to use to enter the numbers I've collected over the course of the year, and how it serves as a handy reference to keep my numbers organized. Moreover, I enjoy utilizing the pre-built formulas and adding them to the database. Important fields can be color-coded, which is a useful feature.

Cons

It's inevitable that small human errors will be made when a spreadsheet has a lot of data. It can be very challenging to spot those errors later. Moreover, When utilizing the software, some error messages can be challenging to understand, and sometimes the functions require complicated variables to be entered.

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Raj K.

Mining & Metals, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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You’ve got the most powerful spreadsheet software!

Reviewed 6 months ago

Excel offers a lot of spreadsheet fun for both novice and professionals, but it has provided us with more than we can chew. You must train yourself heavily to use every feature it provides.

Pros

1. Microsoft Excel has been a flagship software of the company for ages. It has been growing every year and has always been coming up with newer and newer features. There is a common saying that you can never learn everything in excel because it comes with another significant update when you get to know everything. 2. Besides basic spreadsheet features, Excel boasts a host of valuable tools. For instance,...

Cons

1. The Help tool almost always uses the internet to explain things. There should be some information that should always be available offline. Even for simple issues, you need internet connectivity. 2. Since you need to learn a lot to use Excel, it would be helpful to have simple-to-understand training material. Just like maths, some students still fear Excel because they lack proper training. 3. The...