Archive for August, 2009

Excel Time Sheets and Resource Management [Project Management using Excel – Part 4 of 6]

Published on Aug 5, 2009 in Charts and Graphs, Featured, Learn Excel
Excel Time Sheets and Resource Management [Project Management using Excel – Part 4 of 6]

Timesheets are like TPS reports of any project. Team members think of them as an annoying activity. For managers, timesheets are a vital component to understand how team is working and where the effort is going. By using Microsoft Excel capabilities you can create a truly remarkable timesheet tracking tool.

In this installment of project management using excel series, we will learn 3 things about timesheets and resource management using Excel
1. How to setup a simple timesheet template in excel?
2. How to make a more robust timesheet tracker tool in Excel?
3. How to use the timesheet data to make a resource loading chart?

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If Excel is a Superhero … [5k Contest and Giveaway]

Published on Aug 4, 2009 in blogging, Humor
If Excel is a Superhero … [5k Contest and Giveaway]

All you need to do to win prizes worth $195 is fill up this sentence: “If excel is a superhero…”. Find out more by reading the post and send in your entries thru comments.

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The funnest way to learn excel formulas

Published on Aug 3, 2009 in Learn Excel

I wrote an excel formulas e-book that makes learning 75 most frequently used excel formulas as simple as eating pie. If you are wondering the book is worth your investment, read these wonderful reviews the book has received from fellow excel bloggers in the community. Jimmy on Code for Outlook and Excel and Tony on Support Analytics.

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Twitter Formula Contest – We are 5000 strong now

Published on Aug 3, 2009 in blogging, Learn Excel
Twitter Formula Contest – We are 5000 strong now

Time for blowing my own trumpet and patting my own back over my pointy hair. I feel very proud to announce that our little community at Pointy Haired Dilbert now has its five thousandth member.

Take a minute and pat yourself on the back. This is an achievement because of you. Go ahead, I am waiting.

Ok, enough patting. Time for some gifts and fun.

We have 2 contests to celebrate the occasion. This is the first one. I will announce the second contest tomorrow. Read the rest of this post to find out more about the twitter formula contest

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