Spreadsheet software doesn’t cost a lot to license. Sometimes it doesn’t even have a subscription fee. Because of this, and because of the industry’s familiarity with spreadsheet software, many companies are still trying to manage their entire portfolio of site data in Excel.
Not matter how you slice it, getting up-to-date information to several different fieldwork teams - spread across dozens of active sites in a portfolio of hundreds - is a big job. Then compiling the incoming data into a something readable and providing updates to a bunch of clients all wanting a different reporting format… it’s a huge undertaking. The whole process is exhausting.