PASS BAC Preview Series: Self-Service BI from Excel 2013

In today’s world of information, the way we experience data can have enormous impact on the meaning of data. The first step in analyzing and exploring data is to decide how to explore it, shape it, format it, and create the visualizations that will give deeper insight into your business. A part of the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack, Excel 2013 can give you the power and analytical capabilities that you need through new analysis capabilities such as timeline slicer, Quick Explore and calculated OLAP fields.

You can read more about the power and capabilities of Excel 2013 in this blog post, Office Business Intelligence – The Way People Experience Data, presented by Diego Oppenheimer who will partner with Kay Unkroth at the PASS Business Analytics Conference this April to present Deep Dive into Power Pivot in Office and SharePoint. During their session, they  will deep dive into the Microsoft BI stack using Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012, to cover platform architecture as well as technical details of the new PowerPivot engine across the Excel client, SharePoint server and SQL Server platform to give you a holistic view of the stack. The session will be full of demos that will showcase the new engine in various business scenarios.

Learn more about the PASS Business Analytics Conference here, and register now to connect, share and learn from top business analytics professionals from around the world. Register before March 15th for the best conference rates.