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Microsoft Excel 2013 Building Data Models with PowerPivot

Microsoft Excel 2013 Building Data Models with PowerPivot

Building Data Models with PowerPivot

  • Author: Alberto Ferrari,Marco Russo
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • ISBN: 0735676569
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 500
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Your guide to quickly turn data into results. Transform your skills, data, and business—and create your own BI solutions using software you already know and love: Microsoft Excel. Two business intelligence (BI) experts take you inside PowerPivot functionality for Excel 2013, with a focus on real world scenarios, problem-solving, and data modeling. You'll learn how to quickly turn mass quantities of data into meaningful information and on-the-job results—no programming required! Understand the differences between PowerPivot for Self Service BI and SQL Server Analysis Services for Corporate BI Extend your existing data-analysis skills to create your own BI solutions Quickly manipulate large data sets, often in millions of rows Perform simple-to-sophisticated calculations and what-if analysis Create complex reporting systems with data modeling and Data Analysis Expressions Share your results effortlessly across your organization using Microsoft SharePoint Authors’ note on using Microsoft Excel 2016: This book’s content was written against Excel 2013, but it is useful and valid for users of Excel 2016 too. Excel 2016 introduces several new DAX functions and an improved editor for DAX without changing any existing behavior. In other words, all of the concepts and examples explained in this book continue to work with Excel 2016.

The Definitive Guide to Dax

The Definitive Guide to Dax

Business Intelligence with Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power Bi

  • Author: Alberto Ferrari,Marco Russo
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 9780735698352
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 592
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The Definitive Guide to DAX is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to Microsoft's DAX language for business intelligence and analytics. While other books cover only the basics, this guide offers expert guidance on everything intermediate-to-advanced Excel users and BI professionals need to know, from the basics to innovative high-performance techniques. Two leading Microsoft BI consultants and mentors introduce DAX through realistic and useful examples, presenting common calculations that empower users to get results immediately. Alberto Ferrari and Marco Russo demystify complex topics, showing readers exactly what happens under the DAX engine's "hood" when they run a DAX expression. Ferrari and Russo carefully walk through common scenarios where DAX may not be easy to grasp; show how to optimize data models so DAX expressions will run quickly; demonstrate how to write fast, robust DAX code; and guide you in clearing bottlenecks from existing code. Throughout, they demonstrate DAX at work in both SQL Server and Microsoft Excel environments, empowering you no matter which Microsoft BI or analytics platform you prefer.

Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools for Excel Analysts

Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools for Excel Analysts

  • Author: Michael Alexander,Jared Decker,Bernard Wehbe
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118821521
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 384
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Introduces business analysts to the toolset and reporting capabilities that can be used to source and incorporate large datasets in analytics, including PowerPivot, SQL Server, and SharePoint, covering such topics as how to move data between these tools,how to leverage relational databases, and creating visualizations and dashboards.

Excel 2013 Pivot Table Data Crunching

Excel 2013 Pivot Table Data Crunching

  • Author: Bill Jelen,Michael Alexander
  • Publisher: Que Publishing
  • ISBN: 0133259331
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 432
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CRUNCH ANY DATA, FROM ANY SOURCE, QUICKLY AND EASILY, WITH EXCEL 2013 PIVOT TABLES! Use Excel 2013 pivot tables and pivot charts to produce powerful, dynamic reports in minutes instead of hours… understand exactly what’s going on in your business… take control, and stay in control! Even if you’ve never created a pivot table before, this book will help you leverage all their amazing flexibility and analytical power. In just the first seven chapters, you learn how to generate complex pivot reports complete with drill-down capabilities and accompanying charts. Then, you go even further, discovering how to build a comprehensive, dynamic pivot table reporting system for any business task or function. Learning advanced pivot table and pivot chart techniques for Excel 2013 or the newest Office 365 has never been easier. You’ll find simple, step-by-step instructions, real-world case studies, even complete, easy recipes for solving your most common business analysis problems. • Create, customize, and change your pivot tables and pivot charts • Transform gigantic data sets into crystal-clear summary reports • Summarize and analyze data even faster with new Excel 2013 recommended pivot tables • Instantly highlight your most (and least) profitable customers, products, or regions • Quickly filter pivot tables using slicers • Use dynamic dashboards using Power View to see exactly where your business stands right now • Revamp analyses on the fly by simply dragging and dropping fields • Build dynamic self-service reporting systems your entire team can use • Use PowerPivot or the Data Model to create pivot tables from multiple data sources and worksheets • Work with and analyze OLAP data, and much more About MrExcel Library: Every book in the MrExcel Library pinpoints a specific set of crucial Excel tasks and presents focused skills and examples for performing them rapidly and effectively. Selected by Bill Jelen, Microsoft Excel MVP and mastermind behind the leading Excel solutions website MrExcel.com, these books will • Dramatically increase your productivity—saving you 50 hours a year or more • Present proven, creative strategies for solving real-world problems • Show you how to get great results, no matter how much data you have • Help you avoid critical mistakes that even experienced users make CATEGORY: Spreadsheets COVERS: Microsoft Office Excel 2013

Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013

Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013

  • Author: Norm Warren,Mariano Neto,Stacia Misner,Ivan Sanders,Scott A. Helmers
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • ISBN: 0735675872
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 406
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Dive into the business intelligence features in SharePoint 2013—and use the right combination of tools to deliver compelling solutions. Take control of business intelligence (BI) with the tools offered by SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Led by a group of BI and SharePoint experts, you’ll get step-by-step instructions for understanding how to use these technologies best in specific BI scenarios—whether you’re a SharePoint administrator, SQL Server developer, or business analyst. Discover how to: Manage the entire BI lifecycle, from determining key performance indicators to building dashboards Use web-based Microsoft Excel services and publish workbooks on a SharePoint Server Mash up data from multiple sources and create Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) using PowerPivot Create data-driven diagrams that provide interactive processes and context with Microsoft Visio Services Use dashboards, scorecards, reports, and key performance indicators to monitor and analyze your business Use SharePoint to view BI reports side by side, no matter which tools were used to produced them

Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development

Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development

  • Author: Simon Lidberg
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1849689512
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 288
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As a practical tutorial for Analysis Services, get started with developing cubes. "Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development" walks you through the basics, working with SSAS to build cubes and get them up and running.Written for SQL Server developers who have not previously worked with Analysis Services. It is assumed that you have experience with relational databases, but no prior knowledge of cube development is required. You need SQL Server 2012 in order to follow along with the exercises in this book.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Professional Reporting

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Professional Reporting

  • Author: Steven Renders
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1785289519
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 504
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Discover tips and trick for Dynamics NAV report building About This Book Create and customize reports in Dynamics NAV 2015 using RDLC, Word, Power BI, and Reporting Services Work with different elements in the toolbox such as tablix, which can be used as a List, Table, or Matrix and understand the differences between them and when to use which This book is a pragmatic guide with clear instructions and real-world examples to teach you about the reporting capabilities of Dynamics NAV 2015 Who This Book Is For If you are a consultant, developer, customer, user, or just interested in the reporting capabilities of Dynamics NAV, then this book is for you. Basic knowledge of Dynamics NAV will be helpful. What You Will Learn Understand why reports are designed in a specific way and then apply this knowledge to your advantage Develop document reports using different techniques Apply filtering and sorting, and create groups Use RDLC to visualize information Visualize information, KPIs, and trends using expressions, Gauges, Charts, Data bars, Indicators, and Spark lines Create and optimize your dataset for RDLC and for Word layouts Use Power BI with Dynamics NAV to bring your data to life Build Reporting Services reports on top of Dynamics NAV In Detail Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a multi-lingual, multi-currency business management solution that organizations use to manage their accounts, supply chain, sales, payroll, and HR. It is an ERP tool for organizations that is fast to implement, easy to configure, and simple to use. It is widely used because simplicity is a part of its development, product design, usability, and implementation. This book will help you to master, analyze, and deliver the most challenging reporting requirements in Dynamics NAV 2015. The book starts by explaining report development and it's different phases such as data model, layout, and testing you go through. It introduces you to RDLC and the different controls in the toolbox, such as the Tablix, in its many forms. You will learn to use expressions to make your layout dynamic and to overcome typical problems. Moving on, the book will teach you to visualize data and be able to understand and read a report as it is intended. You will also learn to use Microsoft Word to create a layout for a report. With Power BI and Power Pivot, Power View, and Power Map, you will learn how easy and powerful it is to bring your data to life, so you can spot trends and perform in depth analysis of your business. Reporting Services is also explained as another way that you can apply the knowledge you have about RDLC to build RDL layouts outside of Dynamics NAV. By the end, you will create different types of charts so you can visualize key performance indicators inside the Dynamics NAV application. Style and approach This book is an essential guide in to understanding what is involved in creating reports in Dynamics NAV and its reporting capabilities.