In the spring of 2014, the Xbox team asked the Power Map team to help them better analyze data collected from the instrumentation of various games to help them improve performance and the gamers experience.Read more Xbox and Power Map team up to analyze game data
How often have you found yourself trying to calculate your GPA? Or let’s be honest…how many times have you tried to figure out the minimum grade you need to get in a course to maintain your GPA? If this sounds familiar, here is Excel for iPad to the rescue with some great features to help you make your own GPA calculator.Read more Excel for iPad helps students stay on top of their GPA
Big Data is big news, but what does it mean for you? Did you know that Excel now allows you to connect to more than 25 data sources—including Hadoop through Power Query? With Excel, anyone can use Big Data to inspire innovation, accelerate decision making and share insights—no supercomputers or PhDs required. All while using Excel, the tool you know and love.Read more Powering your business with Big Data and business analytics webinar
Telling a story with data has become so much more than basic tables and charts and some of you have been using Power View to create dynamic and interactive visualizations or shared PivotTable analysis based on your data models. But you have not yet had a way to share these publicly. Excel now offers all Office 365 Enterprise E3 or SharePoint Online Plan 2 subscribers with an option to embed the Power View interactive visualizations and PivotTables you’ve created in your workbooks.Read more Power View interactive visualizations and PivotTables can now be embedded in blogs and websites
Excel is a tool that means different things to many different people. And with the app available for the PC, Mac, web and even your phones and tablets, the ways in which Excel is being used is expanding like crazy. So it is important for our team to continuously learn from our diverse customers. In November, we decided to try a new way of engaging with some of our most dedicated power users, modelers and analysts in the financial industry.Read more What happens when 9 Excel power users come to Microsoft campus?
Last month we shipped a great time saving feature—playing a tour directly from any scene. This month we’ve improved Geocoding performance, made the Auto Fit feature for custom maps more accurate, and added another popularly requested feature as well—a quick way to select all items when filtering.Read more Excel Power Map–December update for Office 365
It’s a big deal. This year, ModelOff, the Financial Modeling World Championships, caught the attention of over 3,700 Microsoft Excel users and financial modelers from the U.S., Australia, Russia, India, China and other countries across the globe.Read more Who will be crowned Financial Modeling World Champion in New York?
We’re proud to announce that a new feature called, “Download in Excel” is available to all of our Access 2013 Office 365 customers, which makes this process much simpler. This update is available for customers using Office 365 with Access Services so look for this feature soon within your web apps and try it out.Read more Introducing a new feature in Access 2013 web apps—Download in Excel
Last month we focused on quality improvements for Excel Power Map, shipping more fixes than in any previous monthly release. This month we’re continuing to make fixes but we’ve also added a nice convenience feature.Read more Excel Power Map—November update for Office 365
This week the Garage Series comes from Barcelona, Spain on the heels of TechEd Europe. In this demo-packed show Jeremy puts the advanced analytics and visuals in Excel and Power BI to the test to expose data patterns within past matches between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. By combining historical El Clásico and player data, outside forces like temperature, humidity and moonRead more Garage Series: Power BI and Excel takes on El Clásico
ModelOff, the Financial Modeling World Championships for Excel, is a fun and educational international competition for students and professionals. This year, Microsoft continues the tradition of sponsoring this exciting event.Read more Microsoft sponsors the Financial Modeling World Championships for Excel power users
Each month, we strive to improve Excel Power Map with features that matter most to you, so you can tell richer and more creative stories with your data. This month we are rolling out two big features, Power Map Filtering and Custom Maps, to make your experience using Power Map easier and more exciting!Read more Excel Power Map September update