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    by Published on 2016-12-01 01:00 PM
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    For years, Excel has been the business intelligence tool of choice for accountants and business analysts around the world. In July 2015, however, Microsoft released a free software package that has become the hottest software commodity in the business intelligence landscape: Power BI Desktop.



    Join us for an intensive three-day, hands-on boot camp that will allow you to hit the ground running with Power BI. Geared specifically towards Excel ...
    by Published on 2016-10-17 10:08 PM     Number of Views: 274 

    Learn to Write DAX
    A Practical guide to learning Power Pivot for Excel and Power BI


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    Power Pivot has been called ďthe best thing to happen to Excel in 20 years.Ē It is a revolutionary piece of software that brings everything that is good about enterprise-strength business intelligence (BI) tools directly to you right inside Excel, and without the negative time and cost impacts you would normally expect from big-scale BI projects. Analyses that you would never have considered viable in the past are now easily doable tasks within the current business cycle.

    But to unleash the enormous power of Power Pivot, you will need to learn how to write DAX. Power Pivot is very learnable, but it also very different from Excel so you need some structured learning if you want to use the tool effectively. This book is written specifically with the Excel user in mind, geared towards the way Excel users learn, with hands-on ...
    by Published on 2016-10-17 08:32 PM     Number of Views: 274 

    Power Pivot & Power BI:
    The Excel User's Guide to DAX, Power Query, Power BI and Power Pivot in Excel 2010-2016


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    Excel pros are used to working with unstructured data. This ability is what has made Excel so successful, but itís also this freedom that makes learning Power Pivot challenging. Why? Because Power Pivot requires structured data, something weíre just not used to.

    Itís for this reason that we HIGHLY recommend Power Pivot and Power BI as an essential part of the learning journey. In fact, had it not been for the material in this book, Ken says he wouldnít be equipped to teach courses on Power Pivot.

    Learning how tools work is great, but if you canít figure out how to apply it to your own work, it doesnít help. And that, right there, is why this book is so essential. Not only does it teach you the concepts of how to build your DAX measures, this book clearly works through how DAX calculates those measures. ...
    by Published on 2015-10-22 06:42 PM     Number of Views: 11165 

    M is for (Data) Monkey: The Excel book that will change YOUR life...
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    It may have a funny title, but this will be one of the most important Excel books you ever buy in your career.

    Written BY Excel pros FOR Excel pros, this book has been designed to guide you through learning how to master the new "Get and Transform" data experience in Excel. Released as a free add-in from Microsoft for Excel 2010 and 2013, Power Query technology is now built in to Excel 2016 and the Power BI Desktop application. This technology is a game changer, and will revolutionize the way you work with your data forever.

    Way back when this book was nothing more than a concept, we knew that it needed to be approached in a specific way. It had to speak to Excel users, the problems that they face on a daily basis, and ways to solve those problems both effectively and efficiently. It had to be written to keep you engaged, and to take you on a guided journey, learning from someone who understands you as an Excel pro, how you work, and what you face on a daily basis.

    We're proud to say that we believe that we've delivered on that goal, starting with common tasks you perform, and back filling them with real world issues, inspired by a wide variety ...
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    How many times have you begun building a spreadsheet, only to have it evolve on you based on requests from users and managers? While this is a great compliment to your work and skills, these changes can cause our spreadsheets to grow ...
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    In this hands on course we are going to look at the most important Excel features that will turn you into a quick and efficient data master in Excel.

    Most users missed the implementation of the Excel Tables feature that happened in Excel 2007. It stealthily slid its way into the product with very little fanfare, yet ...
    by Published on 2012-04-24 08:10 AM     Number of Views: 33852 
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    Excel PivotTables: Itís a polarizing term. People who use PivotTables absolutely love them. For those who donít, the term is mysterious and encourages the fear of powerful features that are the domain of geeks and Excel junkies, and out of reach to the common man. But nothing could be further from the truth.

    Why You Should Take This Course:

    If youíve never created, or donít regularly use PivotTables in your work, let me show you that you are missing out on one of the most useful, impressive and easy-to-use tools in Microsoft Excel.

    Excel PivotTables are an amazingly powerful feature that can be used to very quickly summarize and slice and dice data with ease. And contrary to many usersí fears, they are actually VERY easy to use once youíve been shown how.

    So why donít you let me do just that? In this one hour video training course, I will teach you how to build your first PivotTables. Youíll see first hand just how easy they are to create, how fast they work, and how easy it is to change them to display your data the way you want to see it.
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