Recently I had to create a Pivot report from monthly data. But there is a twist. The data is spread across multiple sheets, one for each month. Let me explain how I built the pivot for that scenario.Continue »
Python ? is in Excel now! Learn how to use Python in Excel with Sample data, 10 Code Examples and tips with this complete guide.Continue »
Power BI is one of the most prominent data analytics technology out there.
Power BI is also one of the most marketed and hyped technology out there.
Unfortunately, both of these statements are true.
In a world where data is the buzz word, Power BI (or other similar platforms like Tableau) appeal to CXOs as panacea for all their data troubles.
But, just as any technology, Power BI too has it’s own shortcomings. So in this episode of my podcast, let’s uncover 4 ugly truths of Power BI.Continue »
Calendar (or date) table is crucial for performing date intelligence calculations in Power BI.
Normally, you would find a reasonable calendar table in most data models. But occasionally I come across models where there is no calendar table.
So I present to you, the ultimate & best way to generate calendar table using Power Query.Continue »
We can calculate any Finance & Accounting KPI values using Excel easily. In this article, I am sharing the top 10 accounting KPI calculations. These are… Topics ? Net Profit Margin Net Profit Margin = Net Profit / Sales Positive profit margin indicates business is profitable while negative indicates the business is in loss. ? […]Continue »
So you want a 6 figure data job? In this podcast episode, I am going to share 6 strategies and tactics to land a $100k+ data job.Continue »
Ladies & gentlemen… I have an exciting announcement. I am relaunching my podcast!!!
It only took me 7 years, but Chandoo.org podcast is now BACK! I am planning to make regular episodes on Excel, Power BI, SQL & Data Analytics.
In the 1st episode of Season 2 of Chandoo.org podcast I talk about, Top 5 Excel Skills you need to be a Successful Data Analyst in 2023.Continue »
Power BI has a LOT of chart types. So, when & how to use these charts in data analysis situations? In this article, let me share my top tips for picking and using the right chart type for your needs.Continue »
Today, let’s learn how to make an impressive map chart with Excel. Something like this.Continue »
A simple and clear 5 step process to create beautiful and useful dashboards.Continue »
Excel formulas acting slow? Today lets talk about optimizing & speeding up Excel formulas. Use these tips & ideas to super-charge your sluggish workbook. Use the best practices & formula guidelines described in this post to optimize your complex worksheet models & make them faster.
1. Use tables to hold the data
2. Use named ranges & named formulas
3. Use Dynamic Array formulas
4. Sort your data
5. Use manual calculation mode
… and more. Read on to learn these top 10 tips & ideas to improve performance of your excel formulas.Continue »
Recently I used an elegant and smart technique to simplify lengthy nested IF formulas and made them 80% shorter. In this article, let me explain the process and share the results.Continue »
Create a beautiful & fully interactive todo list with Excel using this tutorial (or download the free todo list template). Impress everyone.Continue »
Do you have an Excel report or graphs that need to be emailed to various people every month? We can use Excel automation features to do this task quite easily. The inspiration – A client request for Excel Email Solution The idea for this came from a recent project I did for a client. They […]Continue »
Don’t feel like doing the Excel work yourself? You can ask the AI features of Excel ? to automatically do stuff for you. Save time and look like a hero at work ????????.Continue »