You’ve created that fantastic Data Model in PowerBI desktop, uploaded it to PowerBI Web for your team to admire. You’ve built some snazzy visualisations which everyone is now happy with. Fantastic. Job Done. Home early tonight. If only, right? Chances are, you spotted a problem / limitation with your original model – or thought of Read More
When you first start using Excel, you’ll quickly become familiar with using basic functions such as SUM, COUNT, MIN, AVERAGE Before long, you’ll be using VLOOKUP’s, IF’s and creating Pivot Tables in order to start bringing you data to life. However, it’s around this phase that I often see people plateauing in their Excel learning Read More
From time to time, you might have to work with both Excel and Google Sheets interchangeably. Generally, opening fairly standard Excel Files in Google Sheets works fine – Google has strong support for most Excel functions. More complex or large worksheets generally fail to open in Google Sheets – not ideal, but at least there’s no hiding from Read More
Use this trick to create use the same Named Range across multiple worksheets, but with each worksheet holding a different value Read More
This post will show you how to populate a drop-down menu in Excel with values, based on the value selected in another drop-down menu – all without touching VBA Read More
NETWORKDAYS (That’s Net Work Days, not Network Days) is a versatile spreadsheet function that lets you calculate working days between two dates, allowing for weekends, public holidays and more. Read More
Learn about 2 of the exciting new functions released as part of the Excel 2016 January update Read More
Managing the file size of Excel files can seem a challenge, but there are some fairly simple steps you can take to make it a bit easier.
This post will take you through file management through File Formats, File Formatting and File Content, before finishing with some file sharing tips. Read More
Scatter charts are a great way to present the relationship between two data points
In my example, I’m using a scatter charts to monitor student test results – I want to compare their latest test score against how that score has changed from their last test.