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hash.era
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hash.era   1/30/2013 10:34:37 AM
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Rich: Going for advanced tools is something which we all should do. All the other simple stuff are outdated. You cannot expect things out of them to work forever.

hash.era
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hash.era   10/31/2012 4:45:29 AM
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@ Rich : :) ... I think thats because most of us are used for advanced programming tools rather than worrying about macros anymore :)

tech4people
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tech4people   10/28/2012 8:20:48 AM
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Rich,

Yeah The Government is just like the Captain of the Titanic today.

Inspite of the fact that we are sinking,They keep saying everying is A-ok!!!

Don't worry a bit!!

 

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Douglas Alexander   10/26/2012 12:22:33 PM
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@Rich, Macros are exportable and importable, so one person, (Purchasing Manager) could gift the macro file to Junior and Senior Buyers. The training to use just couldn't be simpler. "Run Macro."

tech4people
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tech4people   10/26/2012 12:03:26 PM
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Anand,

Quite true. I don't dispute the fact that India and China are waaay more Corrupt than America or the leading Countries in Europe;but I feel it has more to do with the lack of effective Governance systems in place.

I mean,you could Legislate from the Top that I want people to do this and that and that...But if the Enforcement mechanism is weak not much we can do.

Can we?

I also feel its unfair to compare India(which is vibrant Multi-Party Democracy) and China(which is a One-party State where if you challenge the existing status Quo you get knocked off...)

Regards

Ashish.

anandvy
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anandvy   10/26/2012 11:18:29 AM
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Macros provide the convenience of allowing you to automate many repetitive tasks that you already do each day, or even to do things you can't normally do in Excel (in a reasonable amount of time).

@Douglas, I totally agree with you. I am big fan of Macros. I always use Macros in Excel/Nedit and the improvement in work efficiency is tremendous. Infact it wouldn't be bad idea to use coding programmes like VBA along with excel because this gives even more flexibility compared to MACROS.

anandvy
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anandvy   10/26/2012 11:13:45 AM
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Already most of Asia(including China,India) are experiencing a massive-massive slowdown caused by Inflation or by vanishing of Demand.

@Ashish, I agree with you on this. Its strange that developing nations like China and India which were supposed to grow much faster are showing weakness. Inflation and Vanishing of Demand are some geninue reasons but I think one more thing common between these two countries is ramptant corruption. I think corruption is taking serious toll on the growth of these two nations.


tech4people
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tech4people   10/26/2012 11:09:24 AM
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Anand,

I Honestly hope you are right.

But a part of me feels like this is the Lull before the Storm with the coming Fiscal Cliff in 2013,2013 is gonna look very-very different from 2012.

Already most of Asia(including China,India) are experiencing a massive-massive slowdown caused by Inflation or by vanishing of Demand.

If Asia loses steam I don't think rest of the Globe will be able to manage things.

Regards

Ashish.

anandvy
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anandvy   10/26/2012 11:01:35 AM
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Improvement is all Well and Good but too many Firms are just struggling to stay above Water today ,primarily because Economic Confidence has fallen

@Ashish, no doubt economic confidence has fallen buts the economy is recovering fast. Look at UK, it has declared that it is out of double dip recession. We can expect economic confidence going up in other countries too.


tech4people
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tech4people   10/26/2012 9:49:17 AM
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Rich,

True.

It would however,be very unlikely that a SMB sized firm would spend Time and Resources for this initiative;unless they were either forced [By Competitive Circumstances] or encouraged by Government Subsidies/Taxbreaks.

Improvement is all Well and Good but too many Firms are just struggling to stay above Water today ,primarily because Economic Confidence has fallen of a cliff to suggest that they can find Scarce Resources for this initiative is easier said than Done .

Regards

Ashish.



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