Posts tagged with ‘Excel’

Power BI

Power BI app for Windows 8.1

Posted by Darren on February 27th, 2014 / 1 comment

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 is very much a hot topic in customer conversations. Power … [more]

Excel 2013

Power Query for Excel 2013

Posted by Darren on December 30th, 2013 / No comments

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 2013 which I refer to as the Power Tools. The … [more]

Excel 2013

Making sure the numbers add up

Posted by Darren on April 30th, 2013 / 1 comment

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 do so much more than add up a few numbers… … [more]

Excel 2013

Excel 2013 – flash fill

Posted by Darren on November 27th, 2012 / 4 comments

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 of those common tasks easier to accomplish. After demoing Excel … [more]