Spreadsheet interoperability: Or how companies learned to stop worrying and love Excel

While Microsoft engages in a tech arms race for chatbot and cloud supremacy, interop firms are attempting to remedy some of the idiosyncrasies of its monolithic spreadsheet software.

It takes awhile for the title of Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 black comedy, “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” to make sense. Throughout the Cold War-era satire, the constant threat of a hydrogen bomb-inspired nuclear war drives the plot along until the characters are no longer planning to prevent the bombs from dropping but instead are making new plans and nuclear war looks certain. The inevitability of a situation means that instead of finding alternatives

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