Excel 2013 Dashboard Design [Video]

By Anthony Kau , Tony Kau
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Create stunning and fully interactive data visualizations in Excel 2013

About This Video

• Utilize your existing data and turn it into valuable business intelligence

• Present key information with straightforward, eye-catching reports

• Build highly interactive reports using some of the best new features in Excel 2013

• Implementation of these techniques is made simple with this easy to follow, step by step guide

In Detail

As businesses collect increasing amounts of vital data, the need for an effective and intuitive interface increases every day. Excel 2013 is a natural tool to handle these business intelligence projects because you’re working in a familiar environment and harnessing Microsoft’s powerful enterprise-level software. This video course provides you with all the information you need to know to create a fully interactive dashboard, making you invaluable to your organization.

Excel 2013 Dashboard Design will show you how to turn your organization’s data into a powerful and interactive dashboard. By learning these easy-to-implement, advanced techniques, you can impress and empower the decision-makers in your organization, making you an irreplaceable asset.

Excel 2013 Dashboard Design begins by creating a vision for the dashboard with the help of stakeholders, and then moves on to gathering the data and building each element of the dashboard. The course ends with comparing distribution strategies appropriate for every size and type of organization.

The first section, Outputs and Inputs, covers the strategic aspects of planning your finished product and bringing in all of the necessary data from your database or Excel workbook. We then explore PowerPivot, a powerful bridge between your raw data and Excel. PivotTables will help us slice our data in a flexible manner, and Charts give us at-a-glance comprehension of important metrics and trends. Stylizing and Interactivity enhance the user experience and present the information in a manageable format. Publication can be problematic without proper planning, but we’ll cover the most effective ways to distribute your dashboard to any type or size of audience.

Excel 2013 Dashboard Design will guide you through your entire project, start to finish, covering every part of the process in depth. Since you’ll not only learn how to do each task, but also why it would be beneficial for you, you’ll be able to easily translate your learning into your own dashboard design project.

Publication date:
May 2013
Publisher
Packt
Duration
2 hours 32 minutes
ISBN
9781849696388

About the Authors
  • Anthony Kau

    Contacted on 3-10-17 for Building Interactive Dashboards with Tableau 11, 2nd Edition (v)

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  • Tony Kau

    Tony Kau is a Tableau Desktop 8 Qualified Associate, and he is putting its power to use in his role as a reporting analyst for a Fortune 500 company. His analytical background spans a decade, during which he has used a variety of business intelligence software, though none were better than Tableau. His passion is efficiently leveraging data to inform strategic business decisions.He holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Oregon, and his background includes web design, programming, and financial analysis. He currently operates TrendExhaustion.com in his spare time.

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It's a great description of how to create dashboards in Excel, taking you in small steps into a full fledged dashboard design.
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