Excel 2007 Data Analysis For DummiesNew
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Shows ordinary users how to tap the rich data analysis functionality of Excel, make sense of their organization's critical financial and statistical information, and put together compelling data presentations Now revised with over 30 percent new content to cover the enhancements in Excel 2007, including the completely redesigned user interface, augmented charting and PivotTable capabilities, improved security, and better data exchange through XML Provides thorough coverage of Excel features that are critical to data analysis-working with external databases, creating PivotTables and PivotCharts, using Excel statistical and financial functions, sharing data, harnessing the Solver, taking advantage of the Small Business Finance Manager, and more
From the Back Cover Unleash the power of Excel to make sense of your data The fun and easy way to gain new insights into your data
This handy guide helps you analyze the information you work with in your job to make better decisions. From grabbing external data to working with PivotCharts, database functions, and regression analysis, it shows you step by step how Excel can turn raw data into intelligible information.
Discover how to Import data into Excel Work with PivotTables Use database and statistical functions Customize PivotCharts Set up a Solver worksheet Perform regression analysis calculations --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author Stephen L. Nelson is the author of more than two dozen best-selling books, including Quicken For Dummies and QuickBooks For Dummies (Wiley Publishing, Inc.). In fact, Nelson’s books have sold more than 4,000,000 copies in English and have been translated into more than ten other languages. Nelson is a certified public accountant and a member of both the Washington Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, magna cum laude, from Central Washington University, and a Masters in Business Administration in Finance from the University of Washington (where, curiously, he was the youngest person ever to graduate from the program), and a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University.
Nelson’s work experience includes stints as a book publisher and packager, as the chief financial officer, treasurer, and controller of a high-technology manufacturer, and as a senior consultant with one of the Big Five public accounting firms.
Nelson lives in the foothills east of Redmond, Washington with his wife, two daughters, and an indeterminate number of mice.