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PowerPivot for the Data Analyst

Microsoft Excel 2010

PowerPivot for the Data Analyst
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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.
Pearson Education; June 2010
330 pages; ISBN 9780132168229
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