Message-ID: <105682742.4221.1495599919203.JavaMail.confluence@ece-vmapps> Subject: Exported From Confluence MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/related; boundary="----=_Part_4220_1488691477.1495599919202" ------=_Part_4220_1488691477.1495599919202 Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8 Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Location: file:///C:/exported.html Alternative for Excel web queries

Alternative for Excel web queries



At the OECD my team maintains many Excel webqueries to collect data from= country web sites rather than the country using resources to package the d= ata and send it.  Each Excel webquery represent a separate dataflow (c= ountry+subject domain) and we have over 200 of these dataflows. 

Excel webqueries offer a powerful interface and processing language on t= he results (VBA).  However, this whole system is difficult to mai= ntain because:

Does anyone have or know a suitable software alternative to Excel w= ebqueries that solves at least some of these issues?


David Barraclough, OECD