DAX Formulas for PowerPivot : The Excel Pro's Guide to Mastering DAX
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Publisher: Holy Macro! Books
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Microsoft PowerPivot is a free add-on to Excel from Microsoft that allows users to produce new kinds of reports and analyses that were simply impossible before, and this book is the first to tackle DAX formulas, the core capability of PowerPivot, from the perspective of the Excel audience. Written by the world's foremost PowerPivot blogger and practitioner, the book's concepts and approach are introduced in a simple, step-by-step manner tailored to the learning style of Excel users everywhere. The techniques presented allow users to produce, in hours or even minutes, results that formerly would have taken entire teams weeks or months to produce and include lessons on the difference between calculated columns and measures, how formulas can be reused across reports of completely different shapes, how to merge disjointed sets of data into unified reports, how to make certain columns in a pivot behave as if the pivot were filtered while other columns do not, and how to create time-intelligent calculations in pivot tables such as "Year over Year" and "Moving Averages" whether they use a standard, fiscal, or a complete custom calendar. The "pattern-like" techniques and best practices contained in this book have been developed and refined over two years of onsite training with Excel users around the world, and the key lessons from those seminars costing thousands of dollars per day are now available to within the pages of this easy-to-follow guide.
Rob Collie is chief technology officer at Pivotstream LLC, where he and other Excel pros utilize PowerPivot to provide actionable business information to dozens of Fortune 500 corporations. He spent 13 years at Microsoft where he led teams of software engineers on projects including PowerPivot v1, multiple versions of Excel, Windows Installer (MSI) v1, the Bing search engine, and MSN Fantasy Sports. He is also the world’s most prolific PowerPivot blogger, running the PowerPivotPro.com and PowerPivotFAQ.com websites since late 2009. He lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.