Work griping (data decisions edition) Show more
Pic is of an Excel report in which I'm testing some new capabilities in a system. In almost all real-world scenarios I can think of, that "platform" column should never have listings separated by a semicolon. If multiple platforms are feeding into the usage, then each one should have its own row so that we can see what use is like per platform.
Data goes in discretely, but then is glommed together into this mess. Utterly useless.
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