Apps for Excel 2013

Apps for Excel 2013

Office 2013 has the ability to provide in-application apps to users, and Excel is the most bountiful place to find and use these handy additions. Here's a pick of some…
Power BI for Office 365

Power BI for Office 365

In two recent posts I discussed the Power BI app for Windows 8.1 and Power Query for Excel 2013. Continuing with this business intelligence (BI) theme, let's take a look…
Power BI app for Windows 8.1

Power BI app for Windows 8.1

In late December I blogged about the Power Query add-in for Excel 2013, and mentioned that Excel is an important part of Microsoft’s strategy for Business Intelligence. BI in general…
Power Query for Excel 2013

Power Query for Excel 2013

If you have Office 2013 Professional (or Pro Plus, which is part of certain Office 365 offerings), you'll be entitled to use a set of business intelligence add-ins for Excel…
Making sure the numbers add up

Making sure the numbers add up

I think it's safe to assume that Microsoft Excel has now toppled Lotus 1-2-3 as the world's most-used spreadsheet tool. The great thing about Excel is that it can now…
Excel 2013 – flash fill

Excel 2013 – flash fill

Office 2013 offers a new look ‘n’ feel, improved integration with SharePoint, and a new cloud-based deployment model – but one of the other key aspects is ease-of-use… making some…