Advancing into Analytics
Data analytics may seem daunting, but if you're an experienced Excel user, you have a unique head start. With this hands-on guide, intermediate Excel users will gain a solid understanding of analytics and the data stack. By the time you complete this book, you'll be able to conduct exploratory data analysis and hypothesis testing using a programming language.
Exploring and testing relationships are core to analytics. By using the tools and frameworks in this book, you'll be well positioned to continue learning more advanced data analysis techniques. Author George Mount, founder and CEO of Stringfest Analytics, demonstrates key statistical concepts with spreadsheets, then pivots your existing knowledge about data manipulation into R and Python programming.
This practical book guides you through:
- Foundations of analytics in Excel: Use Excel to test relationships between variables and build compelling demonstrations of important concepts in statistics and ana ...
Essential Excel 2019, 2nd Edition
Create, edit, sort, analyze, summarize, and format data as well as graph it in Excel 2019. Chock full of visuals, user-friendly instructions, and reader exercises, this in-depth guide makes it easy for you to get on the bandwagon taking advantage of this powerful software and what it can do. Essential Excel 2019 doesn't mess around. It provides the most clear and concise, but complete, information you need to successfully use the expansive features of Excel in your work environment.
The second edition of this soup-to-nuts book delivers essential how-to and reference information for users who are new to Excel those who want to continue building their Excel skills, or anyone who wants to get up to speed on the latest changes and features in Excel 2019. It is heavy on the practical examples and light on the theory, providing a step-by-step process of what you need to do when you are working with Excel. You will begin with the basics, advancing ...
Python Automation Cookbook, 2nd Edition
In this updated and extended version of Python Automation Cookbook, each chapter now comprises the newest recipes and is revised to align with Python 3.8 and higher. The book includes three new chapters that focus on using Python for test automation, machine learning projects, and for working with messy data.
This edition will enable you to develop a sharp understanding of the fundamentals required to automate business processes through real-world tasks, such as developing your first web scraping application, analyzing information to generate spreadsheet reports with graphs, and communicating with automatically generated emails.
Once you grasp the basics, you will acquire the practical knowledge to create stunning graphs and charts using Matplotlib, generate rich graphics with relevant information, automate marketing campaigns, build machine learning projects, and execute debugging techniques.
By the end of this book, you will be proficient in identifying monotonous tasks and ...
MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Exam MO-200
Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Excel! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate (Excel and Excel 2019) certification, this official Study Guide delivers: In-depth preparation for each MOS objective; Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam; Hands-on tasks to practice what you've learned; Ready-made practice files. Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives: Manage Worksheets and Workbooks; Manage Data Cells and Ranges; Manage Tables and Table Data; Perform Operations by Using Formulas and Functions; Manage Charts. ...
MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Expert Exam MO-201
Demonstrate your expert-level competency with Microsoft Excel! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist: Microsoft Excel Expert (Excel and Excel 2019) certification, this official Study Guide delivers: In-depth preparation for each MOS objective; Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam; Hands-on tasks to practice what you've learned; Ready-made practice files.
Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives: Manage Workbook Options and Settings; Manage and Format Data; Create Advanced Formulas and Macros; Manage Advanced Charts and Tables. ...
Excel 2019 Power Programming with VBA
Excel 2019 Power Programming with VBA is fully updated to cover all the latest tools and tricks of Excel 2019. Encompassing an analysis of Excel application development and a complete introduction to Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), this comprehensive book presents all of the techniques you need to develop both large and small Excel applications. Over 800 pages of tips, tricks, and best practices shed light on key topics, such as the Excel interface, file formats, enhanced interactivity with other Office applications, and improved collaboration features.
Understanding how to leverage VBA to improve your Excel programming skills can enhance the quality of deliverables that you produce - and can help you take your career to the next level.
Explore fully updated content that offers comprehensive coverage through over 900 pages of tips, tricks, and techniques; Leverage templates and worksheets that put your new knowledge in action, and r ...
Excel Data Analysis, 2nd Edition
This book offers a comprehensive and readable introduction to modern business and data analytics. It is based on the use of Excel a tool that virtually all students and professionals have access to. The explanations are focused on understanding the techniques and their proper application, and are supplemented by a wealth of in-chapter and end-of-chapter exercises. In addition to the general statistical methods, the book also includes Monte Carlo simulation and optimization. The second edition has been thoroughly revised: new topics, exercises and examples have been added, and the readability has been further improved.
The book is primarily intended for students in business, economics and government, as well as professionals, who need a more rigorous introduction to business and data analytics - yet also need to learn the topic quickly and without overly academic explanations. ...
The Definitive Guide to DAX, 2nd Edition
Now expanded and updated with modern best practices, this is the most complete guide to Microsoft's DAX language for business intelligence, data modeling, and analytics. Expert Microsoft BI consultants Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari help you master everything from table functions through advanced code and model optimization. You'll learn exactly what happens under the hood when you run a DAX expression, and use this knowledge to write fast, robust code. This edition focuses on examples you can build and run with the free Power BI Desktop, and helps you make the most of the powerful syntax of variables (VAR) in Power BI, Excel or Analysis Services. Want to leverage all of DAX's remarkable capabilities? This no-compromise deep dive is exactly what you need.
Perform powerful data analysis with DAX for Power BI, SQL Server, and Excel: Master core DAX concepts, including calculated columns, measures, and calculation groups; Work efficiently with basic and advanced table functions ...
Microsoft Excel 2019 Data Analysis and Business Modeling, 6th Edition
Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2019 and Office 365 and transform data into bottom-line results. Written by award-winning educator Wayne Winston, this hands-on, scenario-focused guide helps you use Excel to ask the right questions and get accurate, actionable answers. New coverage ranges from Power Query/Get & Transform to Office 365 Geography and Stock data types. Practice with more than 800 problems, many based on actual challenges faced by working analysts.
Solve real business problems with Excel - and build your competitive advantage: Quickly transition from Excel basics to sophisticated analytics; Use PowerQuery or Get & Transform to connect, combine, and refine data sources; Leverage Office 365's new Geography and Stock data types and six new functions; Illuminate insights from geographic and temporal data with 3D Maps; Summarize data with pivot tables, descriptive statistics, histograms, and Pareto charts; Use ...
Microsoft Excel 2019 Formulas and Functions
Expert Paul McFedries helps you master key Excel 2019 and Office 365 tools for building more powerful spreadsheets.
Use Excel 2019 and Office 365 core features to build spreadsheets that solve business problems and deliver reliable answers. Drawing on his unsurpassed experience, Paul McFedries helps you make the most of formulas and functions, including the latest improvements to arrays, formula error handling, and statistics. McFedries' step-by-step projects walk you through handling key tasks, from building timesheets to projecting cash flow and aging receivables. His practical examples and clear instructions demystify intermediate- to advanced-level formula construction, and help you leverage Excel's most useful functions in your everyday work. Becoming an Excel expert has never been easier!
By reading this book, you will: Improve business analyses by adding intelligence and knowledge to your models; Replace cumbersome formulas with convenient predefined ...
Microsoft Excel 2019 Pivot Table Data Crunching
Renowned Excel experts Bill Jelen (MrExcel) and Michael Alexander help you crunch data from any source with Excel 2019 pivot tables.
Use Excel 2019 pivot tables and pivot charts to produce powerful, dynamic reports in minutes instead of hours, to take control of your data and your business. Even if you've never created a pivot table before, this book will help you leverage all their remarkable flexibility and analytical power - including valuable improvements in Excel 2019 and Excel in Office 365. Drawing on more than 45 combined years of Excel experience, Bill Jelen and Michael Alexander offer practical “recipes” for solving real business problems, help you avoid common mistakes, and present tips and tricks you'll find nowhere else.
By reading this book, you will: Master easy, powerful ways to create, customize, change, and control pivot tables; Control all future pivot tables using new pivot table defaults; Transform huge data s ...