This course is #5 in the Microsoft Power BI series of webinars. Data can be messy! In other words, it is not always clean and neat. Data comes from various sources like text files, Excel spreadsheets, databases, report files, etc. This is how most data analysis projects fail - the inability to get the correct data. This class focuses on using Power Query (Get and Transform) to clean, shape and transform your messy data while still allowing you a one-click refresh. We will review various data issues including appending files, combining multiple files from a folder, adding custom columns, unpivoting data, creating a lookup table, and much more. This session is presented using Excel 2019. Regardless of the version you are using, most concepts covered in this course apply to all versions of Excel.
Append files. Combine multiple files from a folder. Add custom columns. Unpivot a table. Create a lookup table from a table.
Experience with preparing data for Excel analysis.
Anyone who uses or wants to use Excel for data analysis.
Use Power Query to solve your data clean-up issues. Determine how Power Query allows you to get more data into Excel. Apply a one-click step to refresh your data.
Bryan L. Smith, CPA, CITP, CISA is the co-founder of CPA Crossings in Rochester, MI. He is a CPA with a strong background in information technology and serves as a virtual CIO to CPA firms and professional organizations. He specializes in the planning and deployment of effective technology solutions. Bryan and John Higgins recently authored Ten Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud, which has been published by the AICPA.
Bryan helps firm leaders understand the opportunities associated with deploying information technology to improve productivity, enhance client services, and increase profitability. He uses his extensive knowledge and experience to help CPAs bridge the gap between business and technology.
He is a past chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs Information Technology Committee and the Leadership Committee.
Non-Member Price $99.00
Member Price $79.00