Google Forms and Excel, part 1

Google Forms is one of the most amazing free tools. You can use its very easy interface to create web forms, and whatever responses you get will be inserted into a worksheet for further use. I have used Google Forms for many purposes, and last time I had a need for it, it was extremely useful.

I was in the Army in 1984-85 (Finland still has a national service), and because it was now 30 years since our Reserve Officer School course, we had a reunion. Of course, finding all 798 members was impossible, but we managed to locate 220 alumni via various channels, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and email. I created an enrollment form for the reunion, and we had a very successful party in early June with 108 people. (more…)