25 years of Excel & technology innovation
And it wasn’t just Excel that celebrated 25 years in 2014 – we shared our anniversary with a little thing called the world wide web!
So, Excel was there at the birth of the modern internet age. And ever since, our growth and development has taken place hand-in-hand with a host of amazing technology breakthroughs.
Some have fundamentally changed the IT infrastructure environment in which we work; some have transformed our home and social lives; others have flopped and quickly faded from memory (anyone remember the ‘phone tooth’?).
To celebrate the side-by-side evolution of Excel and all this amazing technology, we produced a timeline infographic.
For all of us involved in technology and computing it’s a fascinating and fun journey down memory lane (can you remember what must-have consumer product began life as Project Dulcimer?). And, for those of you interested in the future, we’ve also added a few thoughts about how it might all go wrong, and then right again, over the next 25 years!