The purpose of a good database is to store and record data. Generally, this is for the purpose of improving workflows through data analysis.
It’s interesting then, since analysis is the end goal, that most databases aren’t built with that end goal in mind.
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One big complaint I have with most software solutions is that they cater to such a specific niche, it’s often difficult to get them to work for your needs. In fact, I think this is the very reason that so many businesses continue to use Excel or Google Sheets – those platforms are highly customizable and can be adjusted to practically any situation. But, if we’re being honest, at some point most businesses outgrow them and start to view them as “clunky.”
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Formulas are a vital part of a good database because they provide rules that manage our data in automated processes. That sounds super fancy – and while accurate – it makes formulas sound more complicated than they need to be.
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Lately, my home office has been feeling a bit lonely. I love working 20 feet from my bedroom – the commute is awesome. But sometimes I crave the energy of an office and chatting with colleagues (in person – not just over Zoom). Heck being closer to downtown wouldn’t hurt either.
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