How‌ ‌training‌ ‌your‌ ‌staff‌ ‌in‌ ‌Excel‌ ‌can‌ ‌benefit‌ ‌your‌ ‌company‌ ‌
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How‌ ‌training‌ ‌your‌ ‌staff‌ ‌in‌ ‌Excel‌ ‌can‌ ‌benefit‌ ‌your‌ ‌company‌ ‌

It is argued that humans require three things to be motivated: stimulus, structure and recognition, and each one of these motivational hungers drives us to perform in the workplace. No matter the motivation style of each of your employees, a dedicated skills development programme will help boost productivity and job satisfaction.  Microsoft Excel is an ideal business…

10 popular business uses for Microsoft Excel
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10 popular business uses for Microsoft Excel

To the average person, Microsoft Excel is a number-crunching program, used to store and track information, like household expenses. But it is extremely popular in business, as it’s highly visual and with the right training, relatively easy to use. And, while many organisations think that Excel is only good for leaving you cross-eyed trying to…

The Role of Microsoft Excel in Digital Transformation
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The Role of Microsoft Excel in Digital Transformation

Developed in 1985 with the sole purpose of helping companies compile financial data and yearly credit and debt sheets, Microsoft Excel remains one of the most widely used spreadsheet programmes around the world. People and businesses invariably turn to Excel to work with data, whether to create a simple shopping list, or to crunch a…

Excel: The Multi-tool of the digital world?
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Excel: The Multi-tool of the digital world?

I read an article once that stated emphatically that “The World runs on Excel”. This may seem like Microsoft propaganda but the more I discover how extensively Excel is used in business, the more I have come to realise that this statement is not too far from the truth, Microsoft Excel is the multi-tool of…

Sustainable Excel solutions for your business
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Sustainable Excel solutions for your business

At Summit Solutions, our mission is to empower businesses to implement successful sustainable Excel solutions internally, rather than creating an on-going dependency on us. Over the past 20 years we’ve fine-tuned our corporate consulting and training offering to achieve exactly that. In some cases, when our Clients know exactly what they want, we skip the…

Quickest way to Duplicate a Worksheet
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Quickest way to Duplicate a Worksheet

There is a basic rule of thumb in the Windows environment. Dragging something will move it; dragging while holding down the control key will create a copy. Unbeknown to many, this simple principle works across most applications, including Excel and is easy to use when trying to duplicate a worksheet. If I use my mouse…