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Onerous Excel spreadsheets just weren't revealing the true value of individual brokers, so Compagnie Financière Tradition turned to business intelligence for some hard-nosed decisions.
At the PASS Business Analytics Conference in Chicago, Microsoft announces a public preview of GeoFlow and pumps Excel as the hub for data discovery.
Microsoft researchers are working on a new, future Excel feature that combines natural language and automatic programming technologies to make queries and data analysis easier.
Microsoft wants to enable everyone to work with big data, using Excel, SQL Server, and current skill sets. With a solid stack, albeit one vulnerable in predictive analytics and mobility, can Microsoft become the McDonald's of big data "insights?"
As it prepares to release its Windows-enhanced MySQL 5.6 database, Oracle announced late last week a number of downloadable migration tools to ease the process of converting from Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL, including data conversion, Excel and Windows installer tools.
Insights is 64-bit parallel data mining software that takes conventional data mining to a new level of sophistication and applicability....
Jaspersoft has updated its analytics tools to include support for analysing data from big data sources in-memory
Bill Detwiler shows you how to find duplicate data in Excel by using advanced filters, conditional formatting, and counting formulas.
VueMinder Ultimate is a full-featured calendar and reminder program. It combines all your event, tasks, note, and contact data into...
Tableau Desktop puts sophisticated business intelligence tools in the hands of knowledge workers, allowing them to bring data alive in a variety of informative ways.
Excel might be able to crunch serious numbers for accountants, but new charts make Google Spreadsheets a better choice for displaying data on the Web.
In its initial release, the application supports access to data stored in relational databases such as Oracle, MySQL and IBM DB2, as well as the comma-separated values (CSV) file format, and Excel spreadsheets. It allows users to authenticate, encrypt and sign services using the WS-Security and HTTP security standards. In addition, support for the WS-ReliableMessaging standard provides enterprise-level reliability.
Celio Corp has a different take on how to offer mobile staff access to applications and data, one that is based upon making use of the power of Windows Mobile-based Smartphones. This way mobile staff members can access pocket office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint) using a much larger screen and keyboard.
Modelsheet is pitched as a product that is supposed to make the development of complex models much easier than the default 'Excel way.' In theory it removes a number of the steps necessary to ensure data accuracy and template integrity.
Microsoft plugged more than a few vulnerabilities in Excel last week, but the trade off may be calculation errors.Microsoft's Bill Sisk said in a post late Friday following the software giant's latest patch batch:I wanted to let you know that we have updated bulletin MS08-014 to provide additional information on a newly identified issue that causes Microsoft Excel 2003 calculations to return an incorrect result when a Real Time Data source is used.
One of things that originally made me want more information about Microsoft Office document formats was the need to harvest data from documents uploaded to web sites, as well as to generate Excel spreadsheets that served as mini-applications for data entry by people in the field. This need occurred to me as far back as 1995, while doing web development for a telecommunications equipment company in Richardson, TX.
By keeping processed data in memory the new Palo Server from Germany speeds the processing of Excel queries by a factor of 10. And the open API means you can plug other applications in easily, if you're not an Excel-head.
Are you an Excel expert? ZDNet reader Dick Bagby wrote to me for help: I keep weekly fiscal performance data on a histogram chart in Excel.
You don't need Microsoft Excel to chart data in an existing Excel file; you can simply import that data and chart it entirely in Microsoft Word. Follow these steps:
XML-based file formats in the offing for its Excel, PowerPoint and Word applications are expected to free up data and improve security.
By using XML programming, Excel, Access, and Active Server Pages, one consultant automated a client's order entry process, cut the time the client had to spend rekeying data, and eliminated order entry errors. If your clients are like mine, the projects that really get their attention are those that eliminate repetitive tasks or save them time and money.
Software maker ScanSoft announced Friday the release of Xpress Forms Pack, a package intended to allow small- and medium-sized businesses to easily use electronic forms. The package includes more than 200 premade forms such as expense reports and bills, tools for designing forms, and tools for exporting data to common applications such as Microsoft Excel.
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