Tag Archives: Excel 2010

Excel Goes Gangsta (?)

As a Grandfatherly Canuck I am somewhat ignorant of the “Gangsta” reality in the US of A but on this week’s wonderful visit to the Collie’s in Cleveland I was pressed into displaying my complete and utter uncoolness (while watching … Continue reading

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UK Excel User Conference

My pal Simon Murphy, aka Smurf, is hosting another Excel User Conference in January in London on Wednesday, Jan 25th, 2012. Here is a link to info on this session.  I think if you’re in the London area and you … Continue reading

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PowerPivot CTP3 Hierarchies Make All The Difference

I have been around OLAP databases since 1994.  By “around” I mean that I have used them off and on for all those years without actually becoming a true BI dev – rather I am an occasional consumer. This is … Continue reading

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What I Did This Summer

I have now returned home to Canada after an extended stay in the Netherlands over the summer working on an Access Services project.  Beyond the fact that there are much worse places to hang out than Holland, I also learned … Continue reading

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No Mention Of Excel Or Access … Hmmm …

I just saw an interesting article in the Seattle Times where they interviewed somebody named Kurt DelBene who is apparently the President of the Microsoft Business Division.  From the article (linked below) it seems that this guy DelBene is responsible … Continue reading

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Dynamic Range Names And Charts In Excel 2010

(Update 05/27/11)  Please be advised that there is a more recent post than this that completely negates the need for the technology mentioned in this Post.  It does not mean this is not a Cool solution (IMHO) but it is … Continue reading

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The Perfect Storm

For years I have been arguing that the combination of Excel and Access is the strongest “story” in Microsoft Office – and the most ignored.  I have used these two products together and separately to deliver solution after solution that … Continue reading

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