I know this is an old joke in the BI community but I couldn't resist. I was recently forwarded an article on the continued popularity of Excel in the BI community consisting of quotes from 27 experts saying how great and how relevant Excel remains.
We do categorize BI as static and historical as opposed to forward looking predictive analytics but I bet it's still true that Excel is a very widely used tool even by folks that categorize themselves as data scientists.
I'd like to make this more of a discussion than a lecture so here are some questions you can help me and our community ponder about Excel:
Feel free to add your own question.
You can see the original article here.