"Failing to plan is planning to fail." - Benjamin Franklin -This popular adage from the father of time management, is true of any size business. It doesn’t matter if the organization is 10 people or 10 thousand people, without insight and forward thinking, companies risk financial and productivity losses.Efficient resource planning templates are extremely helpful to ensure the smooth development and execution of any plan. In many offices the go-to resource is Excel. With its free resource planning spreadsheet template for capacity planning, it seems like an ideal option for an office where the staff is familiar with spreadsheets already. But what if there’s a better way to plan?We think there is. And this article plans to test it by putting Excel's free resource management spreadsheets up against the resource planning software Ganttic. We’ll pit the two against each other in three categories and see which one comes out on top. Alright, now touch gloves and let’s begin.