• Michael Sena

Excel templates - why are they important?

Updated: Nov 10

There are two types of companies - those that recycle unkempt spreadsheets for new projects and those that deploy crisp templates. What difference does it make?



Excel templates restrain chaos


Using well-crafted spreadsheet templates to generate new workbooks is a way of organising work. Having such files prepared for use makes the expectation apparent. Their users will navigate through constrained complexity and will be able to follow specific rules.

Spreadsheet templates limit disruptions


Without Excel templates, every task handover has to be followed by an introduction to the file. Those conversations consume immense amounts of time and often happen on Friday evenings. Having parent files at hand solves that.