• Michael Sena

Is Excel automation a threat to professionals?

The short answer is: "No, if you can position yourself on the right side of the spreadsheet automation". Let's see how to do it.

How can spreadsheets be automated?

In the previous article, we explained what Excel automation is and how to make sense of it. We distinguished between three major Excel automation methods:

  • creating templates that speed up the spreadsheet tasks

  • programming VBA macros that execute tasks chosen by the user

  • deploying programming solutions outside Excel, such as RPA software or Python.

Now, let's focus on how it affects over 1.2 bln of Excel users, especially their job security.