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Power Pivot and Power BI
Power Pivot and Power BI

Power Pivot and Power BI

The Excel User's Guide to DAX, Power Query, Power BI & Power Pivot in Excel 2010-2016


308 Pages, 8.25 x 10.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $34.95 (US $34.95) (CA $42.95)

Publication Date: January 2016

ISBN 9781615470396

Rights: WOR

Holy Macro! Books (Jan 2016)


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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 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. 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 within the pages of this easy-to-follow guide. This updated edition covers new features introduced with Office 2015.


"This is the book that opened my eyes about how Power Pivot transforms Excel into much more than a spreadsheet - and I'm supposed to know something about spreadsheets. It's a fun read and it will teach you skills that you really need to know, if you're crunching significant amounts of data in Excel." —Dan Fylstra, President, Frontline Systems

Author Biography

Rob Collie is an entrepreneur, author, and consultant. He was one of the founding engineers behind PowerPivot at Microsoft and operates the world's leading PowerPivot website, He lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Avichal Singh is a business analyst at Microsoft and a frequent guest blogger on He lives in Seattle.