Excel for all occasions?

Yes, I love Excel but it has its limitations. It is akin to pencil and paper in the amount of freedom it can provide to users. Freedom is great for throw away spreadsheets, but once spreadsheets become central to a businesses processes, freedom needs to be managed in order to maintain the quality of data through minimising the risk of user error. For large scale organisations, Excel is unlikely to be central to enterprise level business processes because it is too hard to c