In recent installment of Customer Service Dashboard post, our reader Salmon asked an interesting question,
I am struggling with data size with my dashboards…so many SQL data pulls and formulas to generate the Dashboard, the entire file is massive and sluggish. Perhaps a few tips from Chandoo Master for all us rookie dashboard designers regarding how to minimize file size and maximize calc speeds. #
Dan l & others chipped in and shared their ideas on speeding up Excel. But the topic is wide & has many solutions. So I am dedicating an entire week to discuss this. Welcome to Speedy Spreadsheet Week.
What happens in Speedy Spreadsheet Week?
This week, we will be writing articles explaining various techniques & ideas that you can use to speed up, optimize your Excel workbooks, dashboards & models. This is the posting schedule.
- 20th March: Speeding up Excel Formulas
- 21st March: Speeding up Excel Charts & Formatting
- 22nd March: Speeding up Excel VBA & Macros
- 23rd March: Speeding & Optimization Tips from Excel Experts
- 26th March: Speeding Tips submitted by our readers
Action Required: Tell us how you speed-up your spreadsheets?
Each of us have our own check list when it comes to Speeding up sluggish workbooks. One reason why I am keen to run this speedy spreadsheet week is to learn from you. So go ahead and share your spreadsheet speeding techniques. We will publish a collection of all your tips & ideas on 26th March so that all of us can benefit.
Use below form (or click here) to share your tips.
Thank you in advance for contributing to the Speedy Spreadsheet Week at Chandoo.org. Watch out for spreadsheet speeding tips all this week.