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Practical PowerPivot & Dax Formulas For Excel® 2010 by Art Tennick

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Chapter 1PowerPivot: Quick Start

This is a short “quick start” chapter. It shows just how easy it is to create business intelligence (BI) with PowerPivot for Excel. Essentially a practical chapter, it does not contain much by way of theory or concepts—these are introduced gradually throughout the rest of the book. The chapter shows how to build quite a sophisticated pivot table in just a few minutes.

image Key concepts Quick introduction to PowerPivot, quick introduction to Data Analysis eXpressions (DAX), importing data, creating calculated columns and measures, creating a PowerPivot pivot table in Excel

This is real business intelligence—it’s a PowerPivot ...

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