How many times has a manager asked for extra items, change the timing of the reports and how they look? Excel can easily accommodate these changes and allows users to quickly respond to changing requirements of business. This flexibility can allow users to add extra metrics, add in extra charts, replace graphs, and change emphasis by font size and color. Of course as well as Excel being part of the Office Suite allows ease of interaction between other Office products.
Powerful Analytical Capability
Excel can handle complex statistical calculations, many of which are in-built as Functions which can then be easily displayed on a dashboard. Help on these in-built functions is readily available from the onscreen help and a walk through of all the elements of the function.
Ease of Distribution
Excel users are everywhere, and no matter how good any other bespoke piece of software is to build dashboards, there will not be that many people who know how to use it, or be able to open it in a usable format. It is probable that nearly everyone involved in business in some way will at least heard of Excel, if not know something about the software.
Ease of Use and Learning
A lot more organizations are realizing the benefits of empowering their own employees to analyze and present their own metrics for their own departments. You do not need an Excel Visual Basic expert to build dashboards when you get to know the correct combinations of worksheet functions.
Easily Identify And Fix Errors
With Excel it is easy to test for errors in your data, you can search for missing values and highlight values that are unreasonably high or low or that you are just not expecting in your data set. Once you can see your errors you can easily then go about fixing them.
Superb Magazine Quality Reports
Excel dashboards are not just easy to build, scalable, distributable and easily adaptable, they are also of a really high quality. Not many people take advantage of the full capability of the color schemes, fonts and charting design that is available right within Microsoft Excel.
It brings the state of the art research to the world in real time
Did you know that the statistical research is more and more developed with R? Innovation comes through here. In other words, if you are thinking about an issue or a need, it most likely has already been examined in some university around the world, brilliantly solved with R and it is ready to be used by Gritzby for you.
Used by the leading data solutions providers
The most respected and influential tech companies around the world use R, thus contributing to its growth and success for some time: R has been integrated in the services or products by Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and SAP; as well as the giants of the Silicon Valley (like Google or Facebook) process their users’ data with solutions based on R.
Used by the best universities around the world
Did you know R is one of the most popular programming languages in these years? Thanks to its growth, the R software is used, improved and empowered day by day: that’s why it is rapidly becoming the de facto worldwide standard and default tool for statistical purposes in the academic environment.