All articles with 'trackers' Tag

Designing a dashboard to track Employee vacations [case study]

Published on Jan 24, 2013 in Charts and Graphs, Learn Excel

Employee Vacation Dashboard & Tracker using Excel

HR managers & department heads always ask, “So what is the vacation pattern of our employees? What is our average absent rate?”

Today lets tackle that question and learn how to create a dashboard to monitor employee vacations.

What do HR Managers need? (end user needs)

There are 2 aspects tracking vacations.

1. Data entry for vacations taken by employees
2. Status dashboard to summarize vacation data

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Growing a Money Mustache using Excel [for fun]

Published on Aug 22, 2012 in Charts and Graphs, Learn Excel
Growing a Money Mustache using Excel [for fun]

Mustache and Excel?!? Sounds as unlikely as 3D pie charts & Peltier. But I have a story to tell. So grab a cup of coffee and follow me.

Today, lets talk about how to construct a dynamic chart that can show us how much progress we have made against a financial goal (in this case, accumulating a big chunk of money). I call this growing mustache chart, inspired from the wonderful Mr. Money Mustache.

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Christmas Gift Shopping List Template – Set budget, track your gifts using Excel

Published on Nov 23, 2011 in excel apps, Learn Excel
Christmas Gift Shopping List Template – Set budget, track your gifts using Excel

Last year, Steven shared a beautiful Christmas Gift List template with all of us. It is packed with lots of Excel goodness. Just a few days ago, he emailed me another copy of his file with some improvements. So if you are planning for Christmas shopping and want a handy tracker, you don’t want to miss this.

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11 Excel Trackers & Templates to help you Rock 2011

Published on Dec 28, 2010 in excel apps
11 Excel Trackers & Templates to help you Rock 2011

We are just a few days away from 2011. New year always brings hope, cheer, joy and revitalizes us. So naturally many of us embark on journeys with new goals, resolutions, things to do.

Naturally, Excel can help us better manage the new year. In this post, I am featuring 11 templates so that you can have a rocking 2011.

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7 Personal Expense Trackers using Excel – Download Today

Published on Jul 16, 2010 in Charts and Graphs, excel apps
7 Personal Expense Trackers using Excel – Download Today

Keeping track of your expenses is one of the fundamentals of living good life. So I asked you to prepare a personal expense tracker as part of our 10,000 RSS Subscriber Milestone contest. I have received 7 excellent entries in this contest, each capable of making expense tracking a breeze while providing good analytics of […]

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FIFA Worldcup Excel Spreadsheets [Roundup]

Published on Jun 11, 2010 in Charts and Graphs, excel links
FIFA Worldcup Excel Spreadsheets [Roundup]

Looking for FIFA World cup 2018 Tracker? Click here. Today FIFA World-cup 2010 is beginning. For the next 30 days or so, no matter where you go, you are bound to hear about soccer, world cup, teams, points, goals and what not. As a tribute to this beautiful and lovely sport, I want to showcase […]

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Get Stock Quotes using Excel Macros [and a Crash Course in VBA]

Published on Jun 2, 2010 in Learn Excel, VBA Macros
Get Stock Quotes using Excel Macros [and a Crash Course in VBA]

Have you ever wanted to fetch live stock quotes from excel? In this post we will learn about how to get stock quotes for specified symbols using macros. We use Yahoo! Finance API to fetch the stock quotes and other information related to a company using excel macros. Along the way, we will also learn various interesting things about Excel VBA. Think of this post as a crash course in VBA.

This is a guest post by Daniel Ferry.

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Christmas Gift List – Set your budget and track gifts using Excel

Published on Dec 7, 2009 in excel apps, Learn Excel
Christmas Gift List – Set your budget and track gifts using Excel

Steven, one of our readers from England sent me a Christmas gift tracker worksheet. I found it pretty cool, so made some minor changes to it and sharing it with you all so that you can have great time shopping for the holidays.

The workbook is full of lessons on conditional formatting, cell formatting, using formulas. Go ahead and download it today.

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