This book takes a hands-on approach to developing dashboards, from instructing users on advanced Excel techniques to addressing dashboard pitfalls common in the real world. Dashboards for Excel is your key to creating informative, actionable, and interactive dashboards and decision support systems. Throughout the book, the reader is challenged to think about Excel and data analytics differently—that is, to think outside the cell. This book shows you how to create dashboards in Excel quickly and effectively.
In this book, you learn how to:
Apply data visualization principles for more effective dashboardsEmploy dynamic charts and tables to create dashboards that are constantly up-to-date and providing fresh informationUse understated yet powerful formulas for Excel developmentApply advanced Excel techniques mixing formulas and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to create interactive dashboardsCreate dynamic systems for decision support in your organizationAvoid common problems in Excel development and dashboard creationGet started with the Excel data model, PowerPivot, and Power Query