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Auto-detecting Data Types

24 September 2020

Here’s a new one. As regular readers will know, Data Types such as Stocks and Geography have been available for a while, but many users simply aren’t aware of their existence. That’s about to change. Excel is going to get more bolshy and let users know when they...

September 2020 Updates for Power BI

24 September 2020

The Power BI updates have all come together... Plenty to get your teeth into this month including the highly anticipated Smart narratives.

Save As Picture

3 September 2020

Unannounced by Microsoft, Microsoft 365 Beta / Insider / whatever it’s called this week has a new option in Excel for charts, shapes and SmartArt – Save as Picture.

Continuing Financial Modelling - Out Now on Kindle

1 September 2020

Following on from An Introduction to Financial Modelling, our second book is available on Kindle now.

Situation Vacant – August 2020

28 August 2020

conomic downturns, bushfires, storm damage, pandemics, furloughed staff, Jobkeeper, Jobseeker et al. I think we can all agree 2020 has been a rough ride for everyone.

Excel for the Web Workbook Link Support

19 August 2020

Microsoft has just announced that workbook link support is now rolling out for its online cousin.

Coming Soon: Continuing Financial Modelling

13 August 2020

The second book in our modelling series, Continuing Financial Modelling, is to be released next month, albeit only in Kindle form initially.

August 2020 Updates for Power BI Desktop

13 August 2020

The latest updates released include support for Perspectives in Personalize visuals, a rectangular select for data points, and more.

May and June 2020 Updates for Power BI Service and Mobile

25 July 2020

Better late than never! You may have noticed these updates emanate more sporadically than their Desktop counterparts – but they do actually come out from time to time.

July 2020 Updates for Power BI Desktop

16 July 2020

This month’s updates include several enhancements to Q&A, gradient legend support and an ability to further customise slicer header text.