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Phoney Excuse

5 April 2017

Apologies in advance, but on Friday 7 April, between 21:30 and 22:15 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), upgrades to our IT systems will mean we will be without our landline phones for a maximum of 45 minutes.

Unlock Excel Earlybird Pricing Expiring Very Soon

2 April 2017

You may recall, together with CPA Australia, SumProduct is hosting the Excel MVP conference in 2017 for Australia and New Zealand. Previously known as the Excel Summit South, it’s been rebranded as Unlock Excel and features experts from all around the globe.There...

Access Historical Versions of Your Office 365 Files

2 April 2017

Office 365 has got some good news for you - if you make a habit of saving your files (not just Excel ones) to One Drive, One Drive for Business or SharePoint (no, we don't either, but...).New, behind-the-scenes improvements to Office 365 allows you to look back at...

Amsterdam Summit: Best April Fool..?

1 April 2017

Check out this cool April Fool. We're not all "blah, blah, blah, Microsoft this, Microsoft that" you know. Machine learning windmills? Sounds great to us. Anyway, the Amsterdam Excel Summit has apparently been using it as part of their marketing for this month's...

Something to Share: Co-Authoring

29 March 2017

Remember Shared Workbooks? Everyone opened an Excel workbook at the same time, made their changes and then none of them saved? Well, it’s back... Microsoft has announced today that it is enabling co-authoring in Excel on Windows desktops for Office Insiders Fast....

March 2017 Updates for Get & Transform / Power Query

12 March 2017

It's business as usual again as Microsoft's Power Query team ramp up the updates. March sees Microsoft announce two new data transformation and connectivity features for Get and Transform (Excel 2016) / Power Query (2010 and 2013) that have apparently been requested...

Microsoft Discusses Early Preview of Unified Get & Transform

2 March 2017

Further to yesterday’s news item on Fast Insiders’ Unified Get & Transform features...

Unified Get & Transform

1 March 2017

Microsoft has just announced the launch of its early preview of the new data import and shaping functionality in Excel, promoted as the unified Get & Transform experience. Apparently, it's not some sort of indoctrination program(me), it actually means that the...

2017's First Updates for Get & Transform / Power Query

10 February 2017

After a quiet time of late, Microsoft has finally got busy again. Excel 2016's Get & Transform / Excel 2010's or Excel 2013's Power Query for Excel add-in have been updated.In total, six new data transformation and connectivity features have been announced. For...

Unlock Excel 2017

29 January 2017

At last! We have an announcement. Together with CPA Australia, SumProduct is proud to announce the Excel MVP conference is returning in 2017 to Australia and New Zealand. Previously known as the Excel Summit South, it’s being re-branded as: UNLOCK EXCELPOWERED FOR...