Learn to crunch huge amounts of data with PowerPivot and Power Query
Do you have a ton of data you need to make sense of Microsoft’s Excel program can handle amazingly large data sets, but you’ll need to get familiar with PowerPivot and Power Query to get started.
And that’s where Dummies comes in. With step-by-step instructions—accompanied by ample screenshots—Excel PowerPivot & Power Query For Dummies will teach you how to save time, simplify your processes, and enhance your data analysis and reporting. Use Power Query to discover, connect to, and import your organization’s data. Then use PowerPivot to model it in Excel. You’ll also learn to:
- Make use of databases to store large amounts of data
- Use custom functions to extend and enhance Power Query
- Add the functionality of formulas to PowerPivot and publish data to SharePoint
If you’re expected to wrangle, interpret, and report on large amounts of data, Excel PowerPivot & Power Query For Dummies gives you the tools you need to get up to speed quickly.
Table of contents
Part 1: Supercharged Reporting with Power Pivot Chapter 1: Thinking Like a Database Chapter 2: Introducing Power Pivot Chapter 3: The Pivotal Pivot Table Chapter 4: Using External Data with Power Pivot Chapter 5: Working Directly with the Internal Data Model Chapter 6: Adding Formulas to Power Pivot Chapter 7: Diving into DAX Part 2: Wrangling Data with Power Query Chapter 8: Introducing Power Query Chapter 9: Power Query Connection Types Chapter 10: Transforming Your Way to Better Data Chapter 11: Making Queries Work Together Chapter 12: Extending Power Query with Custom Functions Part 3: The Part of Tens Chapter 13: Ten Ways to Improve Power Pivot Performance Chapter 14: Ten Tips for Working with Power Query
About The Author
Mike Alexander is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) and author of several books on advanced business analysis with Microsoft Access and Excel. He has more than 16 years’ experience consulting and developing Office solutions. Mike has been named a Microsoft MVP for his ongoing contributions to the Excel community. You can visit Mike at www.datapigtechnologies.com, where he regularly shares Excel and Access tips and techniques.