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Spreadsheets: The most expensive PPM tool you didn’t pay for

The creation of home-spun spreadsheets to manage projects is as common and typical as any other element in project management. Often cited as a cost negating, quick and personalized solution, spreadsheets can actually end up costing an organization far more than what a true project portfolio management system might, while also becoming so personalized that nobody but the creator can use it. This article from Steve Chamberlin explains how a simple spreadsheet solution can end up being a big headache.

About Anne Grybowski

Anne is a former staff writer for CAI's Accelerating IT Success, with a degree in Media Studies from Penn State University.

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