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Author Collie, Rob, author.

Title Power Pivot and Power BI : the Excel user's guide to DAX, Power Query, Power BI & Power Pivot in Excel 2010-2016 / by Rob Collie & Avichai Singh.

Publication Info. Merritt Island, FL : Holy Macro! Books, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    005.369 EXCEL COL 2016    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition 2nd edition.
Description vi, 312 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Note Includes index.
Summary Microsoft Power BI, including Power Pivot and Power Query, are a set of free add-ons to Excel that allow users to produce new kinds of reports and analyses that were simply impossible before. This book, printed in full-gorgeous color, gives you an overview of Power BI, Power Pivot and Power Query, and then dives into DAX formulas, the core capability of Power Pivot. Always from the perspective of the Excel audience. Written by the world's foremost Power BI bloggers and practitioners, the book's concepts and approach are introduced in a simple, step-by-step manner tailored to the learning style of Excel users everywhere. The techniques presented allow users to produce, in hours or even minutes, results that formerly would have taken entire teams weeks or months to produce. -- Provided by publisher.
Contents A revolution built on YOU -- Power Pivot and the Power BI family -- making sense of the various versions -- Loading data into Power Pivot -- Intro to calculated columns -- Introduction to DAX measures -- The "golden rules" of DAX measures -- CALCULATE() -- your new favorite function -- ALL() -- the "remove a filter" function -- Thinking in multiple tables -- "Intermission" -- taking stock of your new powers -- Disconnected tables -- Introducing the FILTER() function, and disconnected tables continued -- Introduction to time intelligence -- IF(), SWITCH(), BLANK(), and other conditional fun -- SUMX() and other X ("iterator") functions -- Multiple data tables -- Multiple data tables -- differing granularity -- Performance -- keep things running fast -- Power Query to the rescue -- Power BI desktop -- "Complicated" relationships -- Row and filter context demystified -- CALCULATE and FILTER -- more nuances -- Time intelligence with custom calendars -- greatest formula in the world -- Advanced calculated columns -- New DAX functions ... and variables! -- "YouTube for data" -- the importance of a server -- Can we ask you for a special favor? -- Power Pivot and SSAS Tabular -- two tools for the price of one (again!) -- Cube formulas -- the end of GetPivotData() -- Some common error messages -- People -- the most powerful feature of Power Pivot.
Subject Microsoft Excel (Computer file).
Microsoft PowerPivot (Computer file).
Business intelligence -- Computer programs.
Electronic spreadsheets.
Added Author Singh, Avi, author.
ISBN 9781615470396 (paperback)
1615470395 (paperback)

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