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Understanding the Hidden Costs: Using Spreadsheets to Manage Projects

White Paper Published By: Intuit QuickBase
Intuit QuickBase
Published:  Apr 10, 2015
Type:  White Paper
Length:  18 pages

To move fast and keep costs low, many business people turn to spreadsheets and email to manage collaborative projects.

However, despite their availability, familiarity and ease of use, spreadsheets restrict an organizations ability to collaborate, reduce manual processes, and scale with growing teams, regulatory complexity, or changing business processes and needs.

Utilizing spreadsheets to manage projects carries a variety of hidden costs and risks that collectively make it unsuitable beyond a few project team members. Download this whitepaper to learn why.



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