Dashboards for Excel


Author: Jordan Goldmeier,Purnachandra Duggirala
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430249455
Category: Computers
Page: 542
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This book takes a hands-on approach to developing dashboards, from instructing users on advanced Excel techniques to addressing dashboard pitfalls common in the real world. Dashboards for Excel is your key to creating informative, actionable, and interactive dashboards and decision support systems. Throughout the book, the reader is challenged to think about Excel and data analytics differently—that is, to think outside the cell. This book shows you how to create dashboards in Excel quickly and effectively. In this book, you learn how to: Apply data visualization principles for more effective dashboards Employ dynamic charts and tables to create dashboards that are constantly up-to-date and providing fresh information Use understated yet powerful formulas for Excel development Apply advanced Excel techniques mixing formulas and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to create interactive dashboards Create dynamic systems for decision support in your organization Avoid common problems in Excel development and dashboard creation Get started with the Excel data model, PowerPivot, and Power Query

Excel Dashboards and Reports For Dummies


Author: Michael Alexander
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118842421
Category: Computers
Page: 336
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Create dynamic dashboards and put your data on display withFor Dummies No matter what business you’re in, reports have become astaple of the workplace, but what good is a report if no reads it,or even worse, understands it? This all new edition of ExcelDashboards & Reports For Dummies is here to help you makemeaning of all your data and turn it into clear and actionablevisualizations. Fully updated for the latest business intelligenceand spreadsheet tools in Excel 2013, this book shows you how toanalyze large amounts of data, quickly slice data into variousviews on the fly, automate redundant reporting, create eye-catchingvisualizations, and more. Helps you move beyond reporting data with simple tables, rows,and columns to designing high-impact reports, dashboards, andvisuals Walks you through a wide array of technical and analyticalconcepts to give you the background you need to select the righttool for interpreting and displaying data Covers how to build a chart, work with pivot tables, group andbucket your data, represent trends, create What-If analyses, andincrease the value of your reports Excel Dashboards & Reports For Dummies, 2ndEdition is the business analysis tool you need to transformyour raw data into a powerful and effective presentation that isaccessible to everyone.

Excel-VBA für Dummies


Author: John Walkenbach
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527709282
Category:
Page: 411
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Um noch mehr aus Excel herauszuholen, empfiehlt sich die VBA-Programmierung, mit der Sie Excel auf Ihre Bedürfnisse zuschneiden können. John Walkenbach zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Excel-Berechnungen mit VBA automatisieren. Er erklärt Ihnen zunächst die notwendigen VBA-Grundlagen und wichtigsten Werkzeuge sowie VBA-Abläufe des VBA-Editors. Außerdem erhalten Sie eine Übersicht über die wichtigsten Bestandteile und Begriffe, die für die VBA-Programmierung in Excel relevant sind, und Sie erfahren, wie Sie Programmierfehler ausfindig machen und beheben.

Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools for Excel Analysts


Author: Michael Alexander,Jared Decker,Bernard Wehbe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118821564
Category: Computers
Page: 384
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Bridge the big data gap with Microsoft BusinessIntelligence Tools for Excel Analysts The distinction between departmental reporting done by businessanalysts with Excel and the enterprise reporting done by ITdepartments with SQL Server and SharePoint tools is more blurry nowthan ever before. With the introduction of robust new features likePowerPivot and Power View, it is essential for business analysts toget up to speed with big data tools that in the past have beenreserved for IT professionals. Written by a team of BusinessIntelligence experts, Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools forExcel Analysts introduces business analysts to the rich toolsetand reporting capabilities that can be leveraged to moreeffectively source and incorporate large datasets in theiranalytics while saving them time and simplifying the reportingprocess. Walks you step-by-step through important BI tools likePowerPivot, SQL Server, and SharePoint and shows you how to movedata back and forth between these tools and Excel Shows you how to leverage relational databases, slice data intovarious views to gain different visibility perspectives, createeye-catching visualizations and dashboards, automate SQL Serverdata retrieval and integration, and publish dashboards and reportsto the web Details how you can use SQL Server’s built-in functionsto analyze large amounts of data, Excel pivot tables to access andreport OLAP data, and PowerPivot to create powerful reportingmechanisms You’ll get on top of the Microsoft BI stack and all it cando to enhance Excel data analysis with this one-of-a-kind guidewritten for Excel analysts just like you.

Excel Dashboards and Reports


Author: Michael Alexander,John Walkenbach
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118490428
Category: Computers
Page: 412
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Previous edition: published as by Michael Alexander and John Walkenbach. 2010.

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Inside Out


Author: Darvish Shadravan,Penelope Coventry,Thomas Resing,Christina Wheeler
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0735672229
Category: Computers
Page: 904
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Conquer SharePoint 2013—from the inside out! You’re beyond the basics, so dive right into SharePoint 2013—and really put your business collaboration platform to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting techniques, and workarounds. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts facilitate information sharing across the enterprise—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. Efficiently manage documents throughout the enterprise Build team sites and collaborate with Microsoft OneNote and SkyDrive Design workflows with SharePoint Designer and Microsoft Visio Produce e-forms using Microsoft InfoPath and Access Manage community sites using business social features Connect SharePoint to external data and business systems Create business intelligence dashboards and key performance indicators Customize and control Sharepoint enterprise search

MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft Word Expert, Excel Expert, Access, and SharePoint Exams


Author: Geoff Evelyn,John Pierce
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0735664862
Category: Computers
Page: 720
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Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Office! Designed to help you practice and prepare for four Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams, this all-in-one study guide features: Full, objective-by-objective exam coverage Easy-to-follow procedures and illustrations to review essential skills Hands-on practice tasks to apply what you've learned Includes downloadable practice files Use the in-depth exam prep, practice, and review to help advance your proficiency with Microsoft Office–and earn the credential that proves it!

Power Query for Power BI and Excel


Author: Christopher Webb,Crossjoin Consulting Limited
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430266929
Category: Computers
Page: 272
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Power Query for Power BI and Excel is a book for people who are tired of copying and pasting data into Excel worksheets. Power Query, part of the Microsoft Power BI suite, is a tool that automates the process of getting data into Excel and will save you hours of dull, repetitive, and error-prone work! Power Query makes it easy to extract data from many different data sources, filter that data, aggregate it, clean it and perform calculations on it, finally loading that data into either your worksheet or directly into the new Excel 2013 Data Model used by Power Pivot. This concise, practical book provides a complete guide to Power Query and how to use it to solve all of your Excel data-loading problems. Power Query for Power BI and Excel goes well beyond the surface of what Power Query can do. The book goes deep into the underlying M language, showing you how to do amazing things that aren’t going to be possible from just the GUI interface that is covered in most other books. You’ll have full command of the GUI, and you’ll be able to drop into the M language to go beyond what the GUI provides. The depth in this book makes it a must-have item for anyone who is pushing Power BI and Excel to their limits in the pursuit of business intelligence from data analysis. Teaches the basics of using Power Query to load data into Excel Helps you solve common, data-related problems with Power Query Shows how to write your own solutions in the powerful M language

Excel 2002 für Dummies


Author: Greg Harvey
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
ISBN: 9783527700523
Category: Computers
Page: 352
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Sie haben keine blasse Ahnung von Tabellenkalkulationen, möchten aber Ihre Zahlen endlich in den Griff bekommen? Oder zählen Sie zu diesen Excel-begeisterten Buchhaltern, die mit Spannung auf die neuen Features der 2002er Version warten, um Ihren Chef mal wieder zu beeindrucken? In diesem Buch führt Sie Greg Harvey Schritt für Schritt in die Welt der Tabellen-kalkulation ein und demonstriert Ihnen das grandiose Organisationstalent von Excel 2002: unterschiedliche Datentypen zusammenstellen, Berechnungen durchführen, anschauliche Diagramme fabrizieren. Sie erfahren: * Wo der Unterschied zwischen Arbeitsmappen und Arbeitsblättern liegt * Wie Sie Ihre eigenen Tabellenblätter erstellen, bearbeiten, formatieren und drucken * Wie Sie aus Excel direkt Tabellen, Arbeitsblätter und Mappen per E-Mail versenden können * Wie Sie Ihre Excel-Tabelle auf der Website Ihres Unternehmens veröffentlichen * Welche neuen Features Excel 2002 zu bieten hat: ClipArts in Ihr Tabellenblatt einfügen, Webseiten in Excel bearbeiten u.v.a.m. * Wie Sie Daten und Texte aus allen Office XP-Programmen in Ihr Excel-Sheet integrieren

Data Visualization, Part 2

New Directions for Evaluation, Number 140
Author: Tarek Azzam,Stephanie Evergreen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118833546
Category: Computers
Page: 96
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This issue delivers concrete suggestions for optimally using data visualization in evaluation, as well as suggestions for best practices in data visualization design. It focuses on specific quantitative and qualitative data visualization approaches that include data dashboards, graphic recording, and geographic information systems (GIS). Readers will get a step-by-step process for designing an effective data dashboard system for programs and organizations, and various suggestions to improve their utility. The next section illustrates the role that graphic recording can play in helping programs and evaluators understand and communicate the mission and impact that an intervention is having in a democratic and culturally competent way. The GIS section provides specific examples of how mapped data can be used to understand program implementation and effectiveness, and the influence that the environment has on these outcomes. Discusses best practices that inform and shape our data visualization design choices Highlights the best use of each tool/approach Provides suggestions for effective practice Discuss the strengths and limitations of each approach in evaluation practice This is the 140th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Evaluation, an official publication of the American Evaluation Association.

Documents and Dashboards for MicroStrategy Report Services

MicroStrategy Report Services: Documents and Dashboards
Author: MicroStrategy University
Publisher: MicroStrategy, Inc.
ISBN: 193741860X
Category: Computers
Page: N.A
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The MicroStrategy Report Services: Documents and Dashboards course provides an overview of Dynamic Enterprise Dashboards™ built in MicroStrategy Report Services™ in MicroStrategy Web™. The course introduces the many features that enable you to create sophisticated, boardroom-quality documents and the various types of documents. In this course, you will learn about panel stacks, selectors, dashboard templates, and analyses. Additionally, you will learn about graph formatting features, best uses for certain graph types, and best practices in dashboard design. The course also covers Flash-specific features, as well as document performance topics. You will be introduced to Visual Insight™ features and capabilities.

Statistik mit Excel für Dummies


Author: Joseph Schmuller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527811702
Category: Computers
Page: 535
View: 4042

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Statistiken und Aussagen zu Wahrscheinlichkeiten begegnen uns heute überall: Die Umsatzentwicklung in Unternehmen, Hochrechnungen für Wahlergebnisse, PISA-Ergebnisse fünfzehnjähriger Schüler sind nur drei von zahlreichen Beispielen. Joseph Schmuller zeigt Ihnen in diesem Buch, wie Sie die Zahlen in den Griff bekommen und Daten, Statistiken und Wahrscheinlichkeiten richtig lesen und interpretieren. Dafür brauchen Sie keinen Statistikkurs zu belegen und kein Mathegenie zu sein. Für alles gibt es in Excel die passende Funktion und das passende Werkzeug. So können Sie Theorie und Praxis sofort miteinander verbinden.

Building Dashboards for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Using SharePoint Designer 2007


Author: Raymond Mitchell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118035305
Category: Computers
Page: 19
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In this Wrox Blox, you’ll learn how to create powerful Dashboards for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. First, we introduce Web Part Pages and some of the out-of-the box Web Parts available in WSS. We then look at how to use Web Part Connections to add interactivity to our Dashboards. Later we create advanced Dashboard Views using the Data Form Web Part available with SharePoint Designer 2007. While the author focuses on Windows SharePoint Services, all of the topics discussed also apply to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 as it is a superset of WSS. This Wrox Blox will be valuable for anyone wishing to share data on their SharePoint site. Table of Contents Web Part Pages Overview 1 Creating New Pages from the UI 1 Creating from SharePoint Designer 3 Adding Dashboard Pages to Site Navigation 4 Web Parts 5 SharePoint Web Parts 5 Managing Web Parts 7 List View Web Parts 9 Form Web Parts and Web Part Connections 11 Data Form Web Part 12 Creating from a List 12 Modifying Existing Data Form Web Parts 15 Conditional Formatting 18 Creating from a Web Service 20 Linked Data Sources 21 Advanced Dashboards 24 Parameters and Filters 24 Creating Master-Detail Views 26 Conclusion 29 About Raymond Mitchell 30

Dashboarding and Reporting with Power Pivot and Excel

How to Design and Create a Financial Dashboard with PowerPivot – End to End
Author: Kasper de Jonge
Publisher: Tickling Keys, Inc.
ISBN: 1615470271
Category: Computers
Page: 195
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Microsoft’s revolutionary Power Pivot is a tool that allows users to create and transform data into reports and dashboards in new and much more powerful ways using the most-used analytical tool in the world: Excel. This book, written by a member of Microsoft’s Power Pivot team, provides a practical step by step guide on creating a financial dashboard. The book covers in detail how to combine and shape the relevant data, build the dashboard in Excel, providing layout and design tips and tricks, prepare the model to work with fiscal dates, and show values used in many financial reports, including year-to-date, variance-to-target, percentage-of-total, and running totals reports. Accessibly written, this book offers readers a practical, real-world scenario and can be used as a day-to-day reference. Though the guide focuses on Power Pivot for Excel 2010, a chapter that discusses Power View—compatible with Excel 2013— and Power BI is also included.

Excel 2007 VBA-Programmierung für Dummies


Author: John Walkenbach
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
ISBN: 9783527704118
Category: Computers
Page: 385
View: 9198

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Um noch mehr aus Excel herauszuholen, empfiehlt sich die VBA-Programmierung, mit der Sie Excel auf Ihre Bedürfnisse zuschneiden können. John Walkenbach zeigt Ihnen in "Excel 2007 VBA-Programmierung für Dummies", wie Sie Excel-Berechnungen mit VBA automatisieren. Er erklärt Ihnen zunächst die notwendigen VBA-Grundlagen und wichtigsten Werkzeuge sowie VBA-Abläufe des VBA-Editors. Außerdem erhalten Sie eine Übersicht über die wichtigsten Bestandteile und Begriffe, die für die VBA-Programmierung in Excel relevant sind, und Sie erfahren, wie Sie Programmierfehler ausfindig machen und beheben.

Excel Pivot Tables & Introduction to Dashboards the Step-by-step Guide


Author: C. J. Benton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781541343214
Category:
Page: 146
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Learn how to create Pivot Tables quickly and easily with this step-by-step guide! Updated for Microsoft(r) Excel(r) 2016! This book provides easy to follow step-by-step examples with screenshots demonstrating how to create Pivot Tables and basic Dashboards. In just a few short hours, you'll learn how to: Organize and summarize data Format & filter Pivot Table results Create Pivot Charts Display averages & percentages Group data into predefined ranges Use Slicers Rank results Apply calculated fields Create Pivot Table reports from imported files And more! In addition to the above, you will also learn how to create, format, and update a basic Dashboard using Pivot Table data. Including how to incorporate charts and performance symbols into your reporting. A great resource for: Business Analysts Data Analysts Financial Analysts Administrative and Support staff Imagine the time you'll save by not having to search the internet or help files to learn the most practical ways of using one of Microsoft(r) Excel's(r) best features!

Microsoft System Center Extending Operations Manager Reporting


Author: George Wallace,Bill May,Fred Lee,Mitch Tulloch, Series Editor
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 0735695792
Category: Computers
Page: 112
View: 1394

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The System Center Operations Manager data warehouse stores many objects, making it possible to report on performance, availability, configuration, and security. You can use data collected by Operations Manager for issue tracking, awareness, planning, and forecasting, all of which are important factors for maintaining and managing your environment. But understanding what to report on and how to do so is what actually contributes to the stability of your infrastructure. If you're not using the data you collect about your environment, you're simply wasting space. If you use Operations Manager to monitor your environment, whether your infrastructure or a public, private, or hybrid cloud, this book is a good resource to help you understand the basics of reporting and how to build queries and stored procedures for your reports. It can also help you understand the various elements of Operations Manager management packs that are used when you create reports.