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Schmechel - Building better systems since 1985

Workbench vs. Financial Model

Workbench vs. Financial Model Over the long weekend my adult son and I started to build a workbench in our garage. We really started from a ...
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How Covid Safe Are Your Systems?

How Covid Safe Are Your Systems? Insights from travelling in times of Corona For the last 14 days I was travelling in Germany to meet lifelong ...
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The Quality Of Your Data Is A Direct Reflection Of The Quality Of Your Business.

The quality of your data is a direct reflection of the quality of your business. You might have heard the saying, "the quality of your questions ...
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Importance of Excel

The Importance of Excel for your business https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygwnxPRVMTcPeople oftentimes ask me what I do and I then say, "I build clever Excel solutions for my ...
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What am I looking for…

What am I looking out for when I'm investigating a client file In my over 37 years I have seen many spreadsheets from my clients.And ...
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Sales System or Customer Experience?

Sales System or Customer Experience? After living in our beautiful house for over ten years, we finally decided to upgrade our balcony by installing a ...
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The new website is ready!

Even though I love to build better systems, my website was a little bit lacking in that regards for some time. But now the new ...
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How To Prioritise Your Projects?

2 Different Outcomes You Need To Prioritize https://youtu.be/JdZEF7Tf95YWhen you start a project, do you actually think about the three different factors you need to prioritise?These ...
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Welcome to 2022!

Welcome To 2022! Happy New Year and Welcome to 2022!New year, new beginnings and it's a little bit like in the school where you have a ...
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See how Excel can protect your life!

Could you protect your IP within Excel? Recently a client came to me and wanted to create a spreadsheet which they then wants to send out ...
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Racing Excel – When Every Second Counts

Racing Excel – When Every Second Counts Recently a client asked for help with his Excel model. He’d created a very complex and integrated set of ...
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Do you neglect your Dashboards?

Do you neglect your Dashboards? Do you know, how important dashboards can be in your organisation? You want to see and steer your organisation by looking ...
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