Before we get started, it’s important to understand what Excel Services is and why you need it. Excel Services provides the solutions to the following common issues:
Sharing spreadsheets among multiple users. Users typically e-mail workbooks around, and then you end up with multiple versions of the same document and not a single document with all of the changes.
Using the data you are analyzing in Excel in a dashboard. You’ve already done the hard work of analyzing and reporting on the data, now you want to display it in a dashboard with other relevant data.
Keeping your formulas and sensitive information private. It’s difficult to keep users from seeing proprietary information when they can open a fully functional version ...