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New ways to get the Excel business analytics features  FI

New ways to get the Excel business analytics features you need

Recently, we told you about the exciting new features and improvements in Excel 2016 that expand the business analytics capabilities available to you and your company. Today we will tell you about the changes we have made to help you get access to the features that fit your unique needs, including more Office plans that offer advanced analytics functionality.

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Integrating Power Query technology in Excel 2016

Do you often import data into Excel? Do you ever need to shape your data before you analyze it and build your reports? We’re excited to let you know that your get-data experience in Excel is about to change forever. —Read on to learn about how Excel 2016 has integrated Power Query technology into the Data ribbon.

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Office updates for the iPad Pro, iOS 9 and WatchOS 2

Today Apple announced the iPad Pro, iOS 9 and WatchOS 2. We’ve developed a number of new features for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook and Translator to take advantage of these enhancements. This post provides an overview of some of the most useful new features, including multitasking, inking, intelligent search, wireless keyboard support and updates to Outlook and Translator on the Apple Watch.

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Helping business analysts take full advantage of Excel 2016 and the new Power BI

Excel 2016 and Power BI are a portfolio of tools that is unique in the industry. Together, they provide a broad set of capabilities that allow business analysts to more easily gather, shape, analyze and visually explore their data. —Read more for an overview of how these tools work together to solve your analytics needs.

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Visualize statistics with Histogram, Pareto and Box and Whisker charts

We introduced you to our new chart types across Office 2016 and dove deeper into a few of them. We showed the effectiveness of Waterfall charts in visualizing financial statements and how hierarchical charts show complicated data with multiple levels and categories. Now, we’ll take a closer look at the last set of chart types: statistical. —Read about Histogram, Pareto and Box and Whisker charts in Office 2016 for Windows.