- xi, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Contents: Supercharged reporting with Power Pivot. Thinking like a database ; Introducing Power Pivot ; The pivotal Pivot table ; Using external data with Power Pivot ; Working directly with the internal data model ; Adding formulas to Power Pivot ; Publishing Power Pivot to SharePoint -- Wrangling data with Power Query. Introducing Power Query ; Power Query connection types ; Transforming your way to better data ; Making Queries work together ; Extending Power Query with custom function -- The part of tens. Ten ways to improve Power Pivot performance ; Ten tips for working with Power Query.Includes index.Summary: A guide to PowerPivot and Power Query no data cruncher should be without! Want to familiarize yourself with the rich set of Microsoft Excel tools and reporting capabilities available from PowerPivot and Power Query? Look no further! "Excel PowerPivot & Power Query For Dummies" shows you how this powerful new set of tools can be leveraged to more effectively source and incorporate 'big data' Business Intelligence and Dashboard reports. You'll discover how PowerPivot and Power Query not only allow you to save time and simplify your processes, but also enable you to substantially enhance your data analysis and reporting capabilities. Gone are the days of relatively small amounts of data--today's data environment demands more from business analysts than ever before. Now, with this guide, you'll learn to use PowerPivot and Power Query to expand your skill-set from the one-dimensional spreadsheet to new territories, like relational databases, data integration, and multi-dimensional reporting.