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
Set up a Solver worksheet
Perform regression analysis calculations
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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
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
Nelson lives in the foothills east of Redmond, Washington with his wife, two
daughters, and an indeterminate number of mice.