This preview gives you an early look into the new features that provide 3D data visualization.
Use Power View button on the ribbon to discover insights about your data with highly interactive, powerful data exploration, visualization, and presentation features that are easy to apply.
If you are looking to quickly build out a self-service BI solution that tells the story of your data, you can now use the tool you know and love – Excel - to rapidly mash-up, explore, analyze and visualize any data ranging from a few rows to hundreds of millions of rows.
xVelocity In-memory Analytics
Analyze data ranging from a few rows to hundreds of millions of rows instantly on your desktop using Excel data models, new in 2013 powered by xVelocity in-memory analytics engine.
Quick Explore, Quick Analysis and Flash Fill
Improve productivity by easily shaping your data with Flash Fill; using Quick Analysis to preview and apply conditional formatting, suggest and create charts, PivotTables, and tables; and using Quick Explore to easily navigate multidimensional and tabular data models.
Provide stunning data visualization to discover new insights with a highly interactive and familiar data exploration, visualization, and presentation experience with Power View, now in Excel.
Access, mash-up and analyze data from virtually any source and rapidly create compelling analytical models with PowerPivot, now in Excel.
Finding data is a snap with "Data Explorer"
Try the upcoming capabilities for Self-Service BI with the Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel. This preview gives you an early look into upcoming features that simplify access to public and corporate data. Now you can easily discover, combine, and refine data for better analysis in Excel.
"Data Explorer" provides an intuitive and consistent experience for discovering, combining, and refining data across a wide variety of sources including relational, structured and semi-structured, OData, Web, Hadoop, Azure Marketplace, and more. Data Explorer also provides you with the ability to search for public data from sources such as Wikipedia.
Bringing geospatial and temporal data to life on a 3D map is now possible with project codename "GeoFlow".
Try an upcoming capability for Self-Service BI with project codename "GeoFlow". This preview gives you an early look into the new feature that provides 3D data visualization. Now you can plot geographic and temporal data visually, analyze that data in 3D, and create visual tours to share with others.
Project codename "GeoFlow" is a 3D data visualization tool for Excel that provides a powerful method for people to look at information in new ways enabling discoveries in data that might never be seen in traditional 2D tables and charts. Project codename "GeoFlow" combines 3D visual exploration with the ability to make direct comparisons of values and identify outliers by seeing data displayed in 2D charts at the same time. Project codename "GeoFlow" is the best way to visualize geographic data in an Excel 2013 workbooks, including the Excel Data Model or PowerPivot, with new 3D columns or heat maps. Then play the visualizations over time and share insights captured within your organization through interactive tours.
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