Genre : Business & Economics
Editor : Pearson Education
Release : 2014-01-15
ISBN-13 : 9780735681071
Hardcover : 888 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2013, and transform data into bottom-line results. Written by award-winning educator Wayne Winston, this hands-on, scenario-focused guide shows you how to use the latest Excel tools to integrate data from multiple tables—and how to effectively build a relational data source inside an Excel workbook. Solve real business problems with Excel—and sharpen your edge Summarize data with PivotTables and Descriptive Statistics Explore new trends in predictive and prescriptive analytics Use Excel Trend Curves, multiple regression, and exponential smoothing Master advanced Excel functions such as OFFSET and INDIRECT Delve into key financial, statistical, and time functions Make your charts more effective with the Power View tool Tame complex optimization problems with Excel Solver Run Monte Carlo simulations on stock prices and bidding models Apply important modeling tools such as the Inquire add-in

Genre : Computers
Editor :
Release : 2004-01
ISBN-13 : 0735619018
Hardcover : 602 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Provides an introduction to data analysis and business modeling using Microsoft Excel.

Genre : Business
Editor :
Release : 2016
ISBN-13 : 1509304231
Hardcover : Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Genre :
Editor :
Release : 2009
ISBN-13 : 8120326342
Hardcover : Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Master the techniques that business analysts at leading companies use to transform data into bottom-line results. For more than a decade, well-known consultant and business professor Wayne Winston has been teaching corporate clients and MBA students the most effective ways to use Microsoft Excel for data analysis, modeling, and decision making. Now this award-winning educator shares the best of his classroom experience in this practical, business-focused guide. Each chapter advances your data analysis and modeling expertise using real-world examples and learn-by-doing exercises. You also get all the book's problem-and-solution files on CD-for all the practice you need to solve complex problems and work smarter with Excel. Learn how to solve real business problems with Excel! Create best, worst, and most-likely scenarios for salesCalculate how long it would take to recoup a project's startup costs Plan personal finances, such as computing loan terms or saving for retirementEstimate a product's demand curve Simulate stock performance over a yearDetermine which product mix will yield the greatest profitsInterpret the effects of price and advertising on sales Assign a dollar value to customer loyaltyManage inventory and order quantities with precisionCreate customer service queues with short wait timesEstimate the probabilities of equipment failure Model business uncertaintiesGet new perspectives on data with PivotTable dynamic viewsHelp predict quarterly revenue, outcomes of sporting events, presidential elections, and more! On the CD: Practice files for all the book's exercisesSolutions for problem setsFully searchable eBook A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Genre : Computers
Editor : Packt Publishing Ltd
Release : 2015-10-27
ISBN-13 : 9781785284038
Hardcover : 226 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Manage, analyze, and visualize data with Microsoft Excel 2013 to transform raw data into ready to use information About This Book Create formulas to help you analyze and explain findings Develop interactive spreadsheets that will impress your audience and give them the ability to slice and dice data A step-by-step guide to learn various ways to model data for businesses with the help of Excel 2013 Who This Book Is For If you want to start using Excel 2013 for data analysis and business modeling and enhance your skills in the data analysis life cycle then this book is for you, whether you're new to Excel or experienced. What You Will Learn Discover what Excel formulas are all about and how to use them in your spreadsheet development Identify bad data and learn cleaning strategies Create interactive spreadsheets that engage and appeal to your audience Leverage Excel's powerful built-in tools to get the median, maximum, and minimum values of your data Build impressive tables and combine datasets using Excel's built-in functionality Learn the powerful scripting language VBA, allowing you to implement your own custom solutions with ease In Detail Excel 2013 is one of the easiest to use data analysis tools you will ever come across. Its simplicity and powerful features has made it the go to tool for all your data needs. Complex operations with Excel, such as creating charts and graphs, visualization, and analyzing data make it a great tool for managers, data scientists, financial data analysts, and those who work closely with data. Learning data analysis and will help you bring your data skills to the next level. This book starts by walking you through creating your own data and bringing data into Excel from various sources. You'll learn the basics of SQL syntax and how to connect it to a Microsoft SQL Server Database using Excel's data connection tools. You will discover how to spot bad data and strategies to clean that data to make it useful to you. Next, you'll learn to create custom columns, identify key metrics, and make decisions based on business rules. You'll create macros using VBA and use Excel 2013's shiny new macros. Finally, at the end of the book, you'll be provided with useful shortcuts and tips, enabling you to do efficient data analysis and business modeling with Excel 2013. Style and approach This is a step-by-step guide to performing data analysis and business modelling with Excel 2013, complete with examples and tips.

Genre : Computers
Editor : Pearson Education
Release : 2013-03-15
ISBN-13 : 9780735676565
Hardcover : 500 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

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.

Genre : Computers
Editor :
Release : 2011-02-15
ISBN-13 : 0735659451
Hardcover : 1216 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Microsoft® PowerPivot™ for Excel 2010: Give Your Data Meaning introduces PowerPivot in Excel 2010 to power users and data analysts who want to give their data meaning by creating their own Business Intelligence models. And with Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Data Analysis and Business Modeling, you'll learn the best ways to use Office Excel 2010 for data analysis and business modeling. Award-winning professor and statistician Wayne Winston shares practical examples to help you transform data into bottom-line results. Web site includes practice files. The two books included in this kit are: 9780735640580 Microsoft® PowerPivot® for Excel® 2010 9780735643369 Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007: Data Analysis and Business Modeling, 3E

Genre : Computers
Editor : Microsoft Press
Release : 2018-10-11
ISBN-13 : 9781509306053
Hardcover : 304 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Conquer Microsoft Excel 2019–from the inside out! Dive into Microsoft Excel 2019–and really put your spreadsheet expertise to work. This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds–all you need to make the most of Excel’s most powerful tools for analyzing data and making better decisions. Renowned Excel expert Bill Jelen offers a complete tour of Excel 2019 and Excel in Office 365, from efficient interface customizations to advanced analysis, visualizations, and dashboards. Discover how experts tackle today’s key tasks–and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. Enter formulas more efficiently, and fully control operators and dates Master the most widely-used functions in Excel Integrate external data from the web and other sources Easily transform complex datasets with Power Query Quickly summarize millions of records with Pivot Tables Perform ad hoc analyses with slicers and other filters Create advanced data mashups with Power Pivot Solve complex problems with What-If, Scenario Manager, Goal Seek, and Solver Automate repetitive tasks by editing recorded VBA code Demystify data with conditional formatting and other visualization techniques Use the newest maps, charts, and data types in Excel Show geographical changes over time with animated 3D maps Use dynamic array functions: SORT, FILTER, UNIQUE, SORTBY and SEQUENCE Find insights using Excel’s new artificial intelligence Collaborate via Excel 2019’s breakthrough CoAuthoring tools Publish Power BI Desktop dashboards based on Excel data

Genre : Computers
Editor : Nelson Education
Release : 2014
ISBN-13 : 9781285779195
Hardcover : 417 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

As one of the most popular software tools in the world, Microsoft Excel is used by business analysts across the globe to keep track of details, look deeply into the data that drives business, and provide managers with the information and insights they need to keep their companies moving forward. MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013 FOR THE BUSINESS ANALYST is an introduction to Excel, written by a business analyst for business analysts. While providing a general overview of the features and functions of Excel, the book places special emphasis on helping users in the task of data analysis. The book begins with a conceptual overview and a discussion of Excel's main components--cells, worksheets, tables, pivot tables, and pivot charts. That material provides an understanding of how Excel summarizes data and paves the way for a detailed exploration of the software's formulas and functions. Written in an easy-to-grasp style, with plenty of helpful screenshots, MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013 FOR THE BUSINESS ANALYST is perfect for analysts who are new to Excel or experienced users who wish to learn more about Excel's business-analysis capabilities.

Microsoft Office Excel 2007 by Wayne L. Winston

Genre : Computers
Editor :
Release : 2007
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015070742716
Hardcover : 601 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Provides an introduction to data analysis and business modeling using Microsoft Excel.