A contact at Microsoft is looking for people who DO NOT use Power Query extensively, but DO use “legacy” methods to get external data into Excel. These “legacy” methods include using:
- Any/all of the commands from Data (Tab) –> Get External Data (group)
- VBA to retrieve, clean up and/or land data in Excel
In his own (okay, slightly edited) words, my contact is looking for users:
…who are importing data using the classic Get-Data Excel capabilities and have very little (or zero) familiarity with Power Query. [I’d like to] get their feedback on new ribbon sketches.
UPDATE: My contact at Microsoft now has sufficient users for his study, so no more users will be accepted at this point. Thanks!
This is a cool opportunity to get in touch with Microsoft and give your impressions and feedback on some potential designs that they are thinking about for future product improvements.
If you are interested and are not a heavy Power Query user, just drop a comment below (please don’t include your email. I can access that via the blog control panel.)