. If you'd write your data inside an Excel sheet, use a table. Otherwise, don't.
The performance would be better than that of a human regardless.
Until it's not. Perhaps the best solution is to use both. That is, automate but have a human operator as backup. That way when the automation goes off the rails (either figuratively or literally), there's a human there saying "that's not quite right" and can resume the reins. Automation should allow for a higher system-to-human ratio, so it's not a complete loss.
When you earnestly believe that you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your effort, there's no end to what you can't do.
Which is not to say that you're not skilled. But management trying to solve the problem of falling behind by saying "work more hours" is futile.
'The communication becomes so deep that you don't even use words anymore,' says Facebook programmer , cosignatory to the Agile Manifesto, and inventor of Extreme Programming Kent Beck.
Fixed that for you
It might just take nothing more then that first hole in the dyke.
They prefer to be called "lesbians" now, you insensitive clod!