Practical PowerPivot & DAX Formulas for Excel 2010

Practical PowerPivot & DAX Formulas for Excel 2010

by Art Tennick

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Develop effective business intelligence (BI) solutions and drive faster, better decision making across your enterprise with help from an experienced database consultant and trainer. Through clear explanations, screenshots, and examples, Practical PowerPivot & DAX Formulas for Excel 2010 shows you how to extract actionable insights from vast amounts of corporate data. More than 250 downloadable DAX formulas plus valuable appendixes covering SQL, MDX, and DMX query design are included in this hands-on guide.

  • Build pivot tables and charts with PowerPivot for Excel
  • Import information from Access, Excel, data feeds, SQL Server, and other sources
  • Organize and format BI reports using the PowerPivot Field List
  • Write DAX formulas that filter, sort, average, and denormalize data
  • Construct complex DAX formulas from statistical, math, and date functions
  • Compare current and past performance using date and time intelligence
  • Handle non-additive numbers, non-numeric values, and running totals
  • Develop complete self-service and sharable BI solutions in a few minutes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071746854
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/16/2010
Edition description: List
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 988,242
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Art Tennick has worked in relational database design and SQL queries for more than 20 years. He has been involved in multi-dimensional database design, cubes, data mining, DMX, and MDX for 10 years. Art is the author of Practical MDX Queries for Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2008. His website is www.MrCube.net.

Table of Contents

Part I: PowerPivot; Chapter 1. PowerPivot: Quick Start; Chapter 2. PowerPivot: Overview; Chapter 3. PowerPivot: In-Depth; Chapter 4. DAX: Overview; Chapter 5. Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts: Overview; Part II: DAX; Chapter 6. Fundamental Functions: Filter, Logical, and Miscellaneous Functions; Chapter 7. Aggregate Functions: Statistical Functions and SUM()/SUMX() Functions; Chapter 8. Date & Time Functions 1/2: Basic Functions; Chapter 9. Date & Time Functions 2/2: Time Intelligence Functions; Chapter 10. Text Functions; Chapter 11. Math & Trig Functions; Part III: PowerPivot and DAX Applied; Chapter 12. A Few Ideas: PowerPivot and DAX Solutions; Part IV: Appendixes: Queries for PowerPivot; Appendix A. SQL Queries for PowerPivot; Appendix B. MDX Queries for PowerPivot; Appendix C. DMX Queries for PowerPivot; Index

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