Gartner Research

Are Spreadsheets Still Relevant for Business Analytics?

Published: 18 July 2012

ID: G00224704

Analyst(s): Neil Chandler


Firms have relied on spreadsheet applications for a range of business analytics purposes for many years. We examine the wisdom of continued reliance on such tools for mission-critical use cases such as planning and strategy management.

Table Of Contents


  • Background and Context
  • The Impact
    • Mobile
    • Social
    • Information
    • Cloud
  • Recommendations

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