Wow, quite the thoughtful well articulated response from you and the team Heather! For the record, absolutely zero sarcasm meant, as often can be missed in this medium.
Reading this thread was quite the e-ride… I was thinking of possibly even trying out the solution itself at the start, and here’s hoping someday I might get to.
Just my 2c, there’s value in leaving said post up as it at the very least shows:
- a cool original idea, even if it’s just to be ideated from at this point.
- a genuine human interaction between a company and its customer base.
I just want to commend your efforts in hopefully bridging this gap that has been created.
I can understand both sides of this equation, I’ve been the creator of something that has felt overlooked, while pouring all of my time and energy into it.
I have also been the operator of an organization, had the best, most genuine intentions with all of my decisions for everyone to be affected positively, and somehow they have (always) fallen short of someone’s expectations!
At the end of the day, Tiller is a wonderful tool that has helped so many people get their finances either back on track or even more organized. I for one am so grateful for this, my wife and I just introduced our first child into the world two weeks ago today. Tiller has unlocked so many roadblocks that we have struggled with on our finances for years - we’re now able to truly forecast our future income, savings and expenses. Wrap all that up with being located within one Google Sheets workbook, and I’m set for life.
Furthermore, @1Email2RuleThemAll has literally built the solution to a problem that I have been looking for and has literally caused my wife YEARS of confusion on our finances. So please know that if you have decided to stop working on any of these solutions, you have made an impact on a brand new family’s lives for the better. I’m eternally grateful for you!
I don’t have a magic 8 ball to predict the future from here, but I do hope we can resolve these issues, quite selfishly for my own benefit!
Have a good night everyone
I’m glad to hear that these workflows have helped you better plan your new life! I don’t plan on taking any solutions down, and fully plan to support all the solutions that I’ve posted. I just changed the permissions to be for personal use only. This workflow in particular was meant as a scaffolding that can be used to build reports and dashboards (both solutions I talked about above use this as a source in some fashion). It has a lot of value to offer in this regard. Since I felt that the value was not adequately recognized, I decided that taking that aspect of the solution away was a fair trade. If somebody wants to use the solution, they can. If they want to build a report on top of it so they can gain better insights into their finances, they are free to do so.
I like the markup that the forums utilize, and I use the Show & Tell posts as a sort of doc repo for myself. I might post the other workflows at some point. As they sit, they’re only good for a subset of the user base. For instance, my Check Health/Home Page solution only accounts for a max of 5 savings accounts. That’s more than enough for my situation, but others may have 7 savings accounts, which would break the logic of that workflow. Getting those workflows into a state that’s usable by more people requires some effort, and I’ve just felt recently that those efforts were better spent on other things.
Again, thank you for the kind words, and let me know if you have any questions about the workflows!