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Get and Transform - Transformed July 2017

24 July 2017

Microsoft has just announced the latest major update to data import and shaping functionality in Excel. Now, Excel’s data import functionality has been "enhanced" (i.e. rearranged) on the Ribbon so that end users may find it easier to look for the right tools. Just...


July 2017 Update for Power BI Desktop Out Now

18 July 2017

July saw in the usual myriad of new updates for Power BI: it's clear the Power BI Desktop train is not slowing down anytime soon. There were many updates to reporting and data connectivity.


Excel User Voice Finds its Voice: Half-Term Report

18 July 2017

The website www.excel.uservoice.com has been around a while now and it is clearly becoming more effective.  The idea was that regular Excel users could suggest improvements to the world’s second-best software for anything and, if you get enough votes in the bag,...


Bringing Free (Down)Loaders to Book

13 July 2017

Microsoft's Eric Ligman, Director - Sales Excellence, has today announced their annual free Microsoft eBook giveaway.  This year's event has more freebies than in any previous year.  These books are on a range of Microsoft-related topics - and to our readers, the...


MVP Lucky Seven

11 July 2017

SumProduct is pleased to announce that our MD, Liam Bastick, has been re-awarded Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for a seventh successive time.  This award continues to recognise exceptional technical community leaders from around the world who...


June 2017 Updates for Get & Transform / Power Query Add-In

3 July 2017

Well better late than never...  Microsoft claims they got these out in June - but we've only heard about them in early July!  For this month's updates for Get & Transform (Excel 2016) / Power Query (Excel 2010 and 2013), there's eight new updates.  Come on guys,...


Power BI Announcements

29 June 2017

Microsoft has issued a summary graphic showing what's available now and what's coming in the next Quarter in Power BI. Apparently, it was presented in one of the keynote sessions at the recent Data Insights Summit. We thought we would share it with you.


Data Insights Summit: The Movie

15 June 2017

For those who weren’t aware, SumProduct's very own Tim Heng spent the last few days in Seattle at the Data Insights Summit hosted by Microsoft.  While that’s given us the opportunity to provide constructive feedback to Microsoft program managers, it’s also given...


June 2017 Update for Power BI Desktop

15 June 2017

June sees in quite a few new updates for Power BI: it's clear the momentum of recent major changes is far from over.  This month has many updates to reporting and accessibility features, with important improvements in data connectivity as well.

In summary, the...


May 2017 Updates for Get & Transform / Power Query Add-In

20 May 2017

Could it be Microsoft is starting to slow down?  For this month's updates for Get & Transform (Excel 2016) / Power Query (Excel 2010 and 2013), there's only three new updates.  Come on guys, are you really trying? 

This month, the updates focus on the following...


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