Archive for April, 2010

Automatic Rolling Months in Excel [Formulas]

Published on Apr 6, 2010 in Excel Howtos, Learn Excel
Automatic Rolling Months in Excel [Formulas]

Often when we are making spreadsheets for forecasting or planning we would like to keep the starting month dynamic so that rest of the months in the plan can automatically rolled. Don’t understand? See this example: This type of setup is quite useful as it lets us change the starting month very easily. We can […]

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There are Easter Eggs in this Post!!!

Published on Apr 2, 2010 in Learn Excel, personal
There are Easter Eggs in this Post!!!

It is Easter Time again. Although I am not in Scandinavia (where Easter is a big thing) any more, we have a rather biggish family gathering here at PHD household during this weekend. We are also having anna prashanam for the little ones. It is the ceremony we do in India when kids eat rice […]

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How to Visualize Survey Results using Incell Panel Charts [case study]

Published on Apr 1, 2010 in Charts and Graphs, Featured, Learn Excel
How to Visualize Survey Results using Incell Panel Charts [case study]

A panel chart (often called as trellis display or small-multiples) shows data for multiple variables in an easy to digest format. It lets users compare in any way and draw conclusions with ease.

Today, I want to discuss how the principles of panel chart can be applied to visualize a complex set of survey results. For this we will use the recent survey conducted by Gartner on how various customers use BI (Business Intelligence) tools.

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