This latest enhancement adds multiple-technology inheritance. Previously, each technology had a single ‘parent’ field that allowed you to specify another technology from which it inherits benefits. Now there are multiple parent fields. So entire technology stacks can be accurately represented. By combining all the benefits of all a technology’s ancestor and dependency technologies together with its own benefits we arrive at a more accurate total set of benefits you’ll get by using a technology. These complete sets will be used when producing the trade-off reports between pairs of technologies.
The parents are indicated at the top of the spreadsheet just below the summary point totals and look like this: