Where's The World's Biggest Spreadsheet?

from the quite-a-challenge dept

A business intelligence company has decided to make a point about how many companies track important data by spreadsheet by running a contest to find the world’s biggest spreadsheet. Of course, if a company is keeping all sorts of proprietary information in such a spreadsheet, I wonder how open they are to sending it off to some random company. The winning entry will be judged on “physical size, business use, technical complexity, and longevity”. The prize isn’t much, though, as the winner receives only “fame” and CD player or portable DVD player.

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Mike (profile) says:

Re: Is there a spreadsheet that has no size limit?

The article itself says the limit is 65,000 rows, but that’s not what they’re judging it on. They’re counting multiple linked spreadsheets as well. Plus, since the contest is based on “physical size, business use, technical complexity, and longevity”, the number of rows is only a very minor component.

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