Looking Back at 2021

Dec. 24, 2021, 10:01 a.m.

It's that time year again when we can sit down and reflect on what we've achieved over the past year. And despite the ups and downs of the pandemic that all of us have had to deal with, it's been a great year for us at CT. We signed new desks, grew our team, added lots of functionalit...

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Automate Your Excel End of Month Rolling: Quarters

April 8, 2021, 8:46 p.m.

Here's a formula:


Look familiar? Next month it'll need updating to:


These formulas and their derivative "=AVERAGE(D5:D7)" li...

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Building Azure CLI on Apple Silicon MacOS (M1)

Jan. 3, 2021, 10:14 p.m.

Update 4th Jan 2021: If you don't need Python 3.9, installing azure-cli natively can be done by using this homebrew formula: Note: there's an open issue with upgradin...

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Excel: The Beginning

Dec. 29, 2020, 11:47 p.m.

Most CT Grid users, if asked which software they use the most, would probably not mention Microsoft Excel. "Yes, obviously, I use Excel all the time - I did not bring it up since it is, well, obvious". Excel is the tap water and sliced bread of computing: ubiquitous, the tool of choice ...

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Apple Silicon, the Right Tool for the Remote Work Economy

Dec. 28, 2020, 5:47 p.m.

A lot has been written about the new Apple Silicon M1 chip, so I won't bore you too much with how amazing it is. Suffice to say, the M1 powered MacBook Pro is fast, and the battery lasts forever, and it will be my daily driver for the foreseeable future. It's not perfect however. It curre...

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Unlocking Front-Office Excel Data with CT Grid

Nov. 9, 2020, 12:02 p.m.

If you've ever worked on a commodity desk you'll instantly recognise the problem of needing everyone to look at the same marks, with the added twist that multiple people want to update those marks when they receive new market information.  In this post we cover the current landscape ...

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