Have you heard about the 7 new MCSA and MCSE Certifications that Microsoft recently launched? Their ongoing commitment to the growing Big Data and Business Intelligence (BI) communities is very exciting and these certifications will allow you to align your skills to industry-recognised areas of competence.
In our course "Amazing Reports and Data Analysis with Excel Pivot Tables" we show you how to create amazing reports and analyze data in minutes with Excel Pivot Tables.
This course focuses on creating and understanding how to use Excel Pivot Tables to quickly analyze and understand your business data. Pivot Tables make it easy to compile management reports and generate new insight and intelligence from your data in minutes.
For the third year, Microsoft has been positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision within the Leaders quadrant. It is also the 11th consecutive year that they have been positioned as a leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms.
There are over 800 million Excel users worldwide, yet less than 1% of them are "Power" users.
Watch this video now and find out the secrets most Excel users don't know.
In this modern era of smart phones and tablets, the ability to work from anywhere also means that the traditional methods of learning have changed.
Nowadays there is no limit to the number of online training options available – from paid, certified courses accredited by well-known universities to using free online resources like YouTube.
The biggest challenge seems to be deciding what is best for you.
We have partnered with a number of online learning platforms so click on the links below and start exploring now!
Power BI makes it easy to link tables of data together and then create an interactive dashboard.
Power BI has the ability to create Tables and Reports in minutes, which can then be shared via the cloud.
Power BI Desktop puts visual analytics at your fingertips with intuitive reports and dashboards.
Using drag-and-drop to place content exactly where you want it on the canvas allows you to quickly discover patterns as you explore a single view of linked, interactive visualizations.
Power BI for Office 365 is Microsoft's latest Business Intelligence solution. It is cloud-based and works from within Excel and Office 365, to analyse and visualise data quickly and easily.
The BI solution is designed to help business users gain insights from their data and, according to Microsoft, includes the following:
- Power Query
- Power Map
- Power Pivot
- Power View
Discover how Power BI makes data analysis much simpler!
Find out how the Excel "Power" Tools - Power Pivot, Power Query and Power View - can change your life!
Learn more about Excel Pivot Tables and how they can make you 80% more productive in 20% of the time.
There is no shortage of data available today, with huge amounts of it being constantly generated by ERP systems, POS systems, PLC systems and Biometric systems, to name but a few.
Companies are needing to find ways to effectively analyse the data, to leverage the information and make informed decisions, however many of the options available are very expensive and require a lengthy period of implementation, plus human natures makes most staff resistant to learning new systems so all in all, decision makers are faced with a challenge on many levels.
Microsoft breaks through in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
For the second year in a row, Microsoft has been positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision within the Leaders quadrant of Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms.
The Complete Introduction to Business Data Analysis teaches you how to apply different methods of data analysis to turn your data into new insight and intelligence.
The ability to ask questions of your data is a powerful competitive advantage, resulting in new income streams, better decision making and improved productivity. A recent McKinsey Consulting report has identified that data analysis is one of the most important skills required in the American economy at the current time.
Excel Power Query for Excel allows the Excel user to easily discover, clean, combine, and transfer data across a wide range of data sources including relational, structured and semi-structured. Power Query also provides you with the ability to perform online data searches to create powerful data mashups and create new intelligence from your data.
Power Map is a new 3D visualization add-in for Excel for mapping, exploring, and interacting with geographical and temporal data, enabling people to discover and share new insights.
Excel Power View is a powerful new tool in Excel 2013 which will allow you to explore, visualize and present your data in ways you never knew possible.
Learn to use Power View to create powerful interactive graphical dashboards.
Power View is an interactive data exploration, visualization and presentation experience that improves decision making and gives you strong insight in to your business.
Power Pivot is an incredibly powerful tool that allows you to analyse more than a million rows of data as well as giving you the ability to link more than one table of data. See how easy it is to use.
Understand the power of Excel Pivot Tables and how they can make Business Data Analysis much quicker and simpler.
This is the first video in a five-part series showing you how powerful the Excel "Power" tools are and how learning to use them can vastly improve your productivity, while at the same time giving you insight into your business far beyond anything you ever imagined.
Many people worry that creating a PivotTable is time consuming, but if you have a well-organised data source, you can create a PivotTable in a snap.
Organizations seeking to stay ahead of the competition recognize the importance of investing in analytics and visualization tools to deliver insights from their data. They need a modern, powerful business intelligence a(BI) platform that will stand up as an industry leader and a vision that will meet the needs of tomorrow.
Industry analysts have taken note of our efforts and we are excited to share Gartner has positioned Microsoft as a Leader, for the ninth consecutive year, in the Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. For the first time, Microsoft is placed furthest in vision within the Leaders quadrant.
PowerPivot is not new to you, it's just an extension of what you already know Remember, its Excel with PowerPivot, built by Microsoft. It's not a brand new tool set, it just makes Excel more powerful.
The size of a data set is no longer an automatic disqualifier of Excel as a tool for analyzing and reporting on it. You truly can take your Excel abilities up to the industrial scale.
The business world has changed fundamentally over the past few years.The speed of change means that mangers need to be able to make decisions quicker, but at the same time need to be able to process far more data to be able to make an informed decision.
Business today has no lack of data – transactional systems record every part of the business process. The key challenge for managers is how to turn the vast quantities of data into useful insight and information.
In recent years new technologies has allowed vast quantities of data to be processed, analysed and increasingly visualised. The new technologies allow management to understand trends, identify outliers and to see new patterns in the data that could not be processed previously.
Ian Littlejohn worked as a Management Consultant for 15 years and is passionate about teaching business people to analyze data and understand business data.