PowerPivot for the Data Analyst: Microsoft Excel 2010

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ANALYZE HUGE AMOUNTS OF BUSINESS DATA FASTER, MORE EASILY, AND MORE ACCURATELY!

Use Microsoft’s free PowerPivot add-in for Excel 2010 to analyze immense amounts of data from any source, perform state-of-the-art business analysis far more easily, and make better decisions in less time!

Simple, step-by-step instructions walk you through installing PowerPivot, importing data, using PivotTables with PowerPivot, using super-powerful DAX functions and measures, reporting to print or SharePoint, and a whole lot more.

Whatever your Excel data analysis experience, this book will help you use PowerPivot to get the right answers, right now—without IT’s help!

  • Import and integrate data from spreadsheets, SQL Server, Access, Oracle, text files, Atom data feeds, and other sources
  • Analyze multiple tables together, without complicated VLOOKUPs
  • Format, sort, and filter data in the PowerPivot window
  • Add calculated columns using new DAX functions
  • Create powerful reports from PowerPivot data—and format them so executives instantly get your point
  • Discover PivotTable tricks that work even better in PowerPivot
  • Control multiple PivotTable elements on one worksheet, with one set of Excel 2010 Slicers
  • Use DAX Measures to quickly perform tasks that were difficult or impossible with Calculated Fields
  • Compare today’s sales to yesterday’s–or to sales from the parallel period last fiscal year.
  • Use Named Sets to prepare asymmetric reports, show actuals for past months and plan for future months.
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Excel 2016 In Depth

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Beyond the Basics…Beneath the Surface...In Depth

Do more in less time!

Experienced with Excel? Don’t let Excel 2016 make you feel like a beginner again! This new full-color edition of the bestselling book has been completely overhauled. Gone is unnecessary and rarely used content; emphasis is on the most-used and new aspects of Excel 2016. The result is a focused book where every topic is relevant and worth learning. Excel 2016 In Depth is the fastest, smartest way to master Excel 2016’s full power and updated interface. You’ll discover how to leverage Excel’s new tools for charting, business analysis, data visualization, forecasting, and more.

• Quickly clean your data with Excel 2016’s powerful Get & Transform tools

• Discover Excel 2016’s newest charts: waterfall, histogram, Pareto, sunburst, TreeMap, and Box and Whisker

• Use Forecast Sheets to forecast the future, including seasonal adjustments

• Pivot data on maps with 3D Maps, and animate your maps over time

• Create formulas, charts, subtotals, and pivot tables faster than ever

• Create amazing PowerPivot data mashups that integrate information from anywhere

• Automate repetitive functions using Excel macros

• Solve real-world business intelligence analysis problems

• Use PowerPivot Data Model to create pivot tables from multiple data sets without VLOOKUP

• Share workbooks on the Web and social networks

• Leverage Excel to create highly interactive web pages and online surveys

• Quickly apply attractive, consistent formats


This book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Excel, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. See inside for details.

Use Excel 2013’s radically revamped charting and graphing tools to communicate more clearly, powerfully, and quickly… so you drive your message home, and get the decisions and actions you’re looking for!

This book reveals data visualization techniques you won’t find anywhere else and shows you how to use Excel 2013 to create designer-quality charts and graphs that stand out from the crowd. It will help you make the most of new features ranging from Power View to Recommended Charts, and instantly share your insights with anyone, anywhere–even on the Web and social networks.

Learning advanced Excel techniques has never been easier. You’ll find simple, step-by-step instructions, real-world
examples and case studies, and more than a dozen YouTube videos, straight from MrExcel!

• Create stunning data visualizations instantly with Excel 2013’s new Recommended Charts

• Use charts to instantly reveal trends, differences, and relationships

• Map your data with Excel 2013, MapPoint, and the new GeoFlow add-in

• Quickly generate combo charts that once required complex, frustrating procedures

• Use sparklines to imbue worksheets with more context and insight

• Highlight and clarify the meaning of data with DataBars, color scales, icon sets, and other conditional formatting tools

• Post charts to Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn, directly from Excel

• Build stock charts that help you make smarter investments

• Solve “non-standard” problems such as noncontiguous data or custom data sequences

• Generate new charts automatically with Excel VBA

• Uncover visual tricks that people use to lie with Excel

About MrExcel Library: Every book in the MrExcel Library pinpoints a specific set of crucial Excel tasks
and presents focused skills and examples for performing them rapidly and effectively. Selected by Bill Jelen, Microsoft Excel MVP and mastermind behind the leading Excel solutions website MrExcel.com, these
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• Dramatically increase your productivity–saving you 50 hours a year or more

• Present proven, creative strategies for solving real-world problems

• Show you how to get great results, no matter how much data you have

• Help you avoid critical mistakes that even experienced users make

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Publisher
Pearson Education
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Published on
Jun 3, 2010
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Pages
336
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ISBN
9780132168229
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Client-Server Computing
Computers / Desktop Applications / Spreadsheets
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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Excel 2010 In Depth is the beyond-the-basics, beneath-the-surface guide for everyone who wants to streamline their work with Excel 2010, and get more done in less time. Legendary Excel expert Bill Jelen provides specific, tested, proven solutions to the problems Excel users run into every day: challenges other books ignore or oversimplify. Jelen thoroughly covers all facets of working with Excel 2010, and adds new chapters on Excel Web App which allows multiple users to edit a spreadsheet simultaneously. New coverage also includes: Slicer, which offers dynamic filtering of PivotTables; Sparklines, which add data visualization to any cell; Calculation engine which improves the speed and accuracy of math, financial, and statistical functions; and the new version of Solver. As with all In Depth books, Excel 2010 In Depth presents comprehensive coverage, breakthrough techniques, exclusive shortcuts, quick access to information, troubleshooting help for tough problems, and real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out. Step-by-step instructions with icons guide readers through essential tasks such as designing tables, entering data, importing external data, designing and executing queries, and designing data entry forms and printed reports. Additional chapters on advanced form and report design emphasize data entry efficiency and presentation clarity. By Bill Jelen, aka MrExcel, an Excel MVP and the principal behind the leading Excel website, MrExcel.com Covers all aspects of working with Excel 2010, from its updated Ribbon interface to its breakthrough collaboration and improved business intelligence For everyone who wants to get the most out of Excel 2010, from casual users to corporate professionals
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