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Are Spreadsheets Slowing Your Business Down?

In today’s data-driven business environment, spreadsheets have become a foundational component of any data management platform. Organizations that don’t use spreadsheets for some aspect of their daily operations are few and far between. That’s because spreadsheets offer an intuitive tool for collecting, managing, sharing, and calculating data across devices. 

At the same time, however, spreadsheets are limited in the scope of their use. When it comes to managing big data, gaining deeper insights with data-driven analytics, and real-time data updates, spreadsheets can even start slowing your business down. What do you do when spreadsheets begin interfering with productivity and efficiency? Deploying a custom data solution should be at the top of your list.

Why a Custom Data Solution?

If your organization prioritizes business intelligence, you need more than spreadsheets to accomplish your business goals. That’s where a custom data solution can help. But does the word custom also make you think of words like expensive and lengthy? With Skeleton Key, it no longer has to. If you’re ready to make the upgrade from simple spreadsheets to a custom data solution for your business, our experts will help you make the transition as seamless and efficient as possible.

The conventional custom data software development process may take weeks, months, or even a year or more. Skeleton Key has streamlined those timelines to deliver a robust data management solution in a matter of days or weeks, so obtaining the software you need never slows your team down.

Simplify Data Flexibility

To stay competitive, your organization continually needs to find new ways to leverage data insights and drive innovation. If there’s one thing that spreadsheets are not, it’s flexible. Although you don’t need flexibility for simple data entry, what about when you want to automate data entry? Things get a little trickier, and you need a custom software platform that allows you to adapt your business processes quickly. A custom data solution from Skeleton Key can help you accomplish just that.

Prioritize Data Transparency

Spreadsheets can make it difficult to prioritize data transparency. Tracking who has access to which data can quickly become a challenge and even a security risk. That’s because spreadsheet software is not designed with user access controls in mind. Skeleton Key works with you to achieve the ideal balance between transparency, usability, and security. That way, user access controls never get in the way of your team’s productivity goals but still ensure data is only available to users who actually need it.

Partner With Skeleton Key Today

If you thought a custom data solution was out of reach for your organization, Skeleton Key is here to show you there’s another option: the FileMaker platform. We specialize in working with organizations across any industry to streamline business processes, simplify data management, and drive innovation. Get in touch with our experts today to start exploring the possibilities for your organization’s future.