Break the habit
Those who suffer from spreadsheet addiction may continue using spreadsheets for project management even when work-related problems appear. Yet trying to manage projects on spreadsheets can quickly lead to disastrous results. Here are just some of the reasons why you should avoid using spreadsheets for project management.
Lack of Governance
Do not manage complex projects with spreadsheets
Spreadsheets are useful to keep track of a few tasks or basic projects. But, they can quickly turn into a disaster for anyone in an enterprise setting—where large volumes of projects (with changing timelines and resources) are in flight across multiple stakeholders and geographies.
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Spreadsheets don’t have to be a bad thing but if you have a sneaking suspicion that their presence in your life isn’t a positive, maybe it’s time to reconsider your relationship with them.
Branded3 success story
The firm relied on a number of disparate systems, including Excel spreadsheets, Google Docs, and time tracking applications, all of which required too much manual entry and cross correlation. Today, their teams can constantly change and adapt the platform to their new processes with the visibility they need to make business decisions based on accurate information.
“Clarizen provided the level of flexibility we needed from a system in our industry; the support during deployment was second to none and enabled us to become self-sufficient.”
— David Smith, Operations Director, BRANDED3
De Beers success story
The company identified that a large amount of their data and documentation lived in a variety of disparate tools. Their product development and project management teams are now collaborating and communicating more effectively, with accelerated planning through the use of standardized templates, repeatable processes and consistent governance.
“We’re at a state now where we have pretty much all of what we wanted in terms of project management within Clarizen.”
— John Bowe, Project Manager, De Beers Group of Companies
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