The next release of Excel enables business users to do self-service Business Intelligence directly in the client, which now becomes a complete and powerful self-service BI tool - Basically users have all they need in one familiar environment in order to do data modeling, exploration and visualization of the data.
New capabilities and features delivered for end users in Excel 2013;
- ability to analyze data ranging from a few rows to hundred of millions of rows with extreme analytical performance
- opportunity to speed up analysis in Excel by easily cleaning up and shaping your data with Flash Fill and Quick Explore
- mash-up and analyze data from virtually any source quickly and create compelling analytical apps with PowerPivot
- provide stunning data visualization to discover new insights with interactive and familiar data exploration, visualization and presentation experience with Power View
Stéphane Fréchette is a Database & Business Intelligence Professional who is very passionate about architecting, designing and building solutions that matter. Specialized in SQL Server and the Microsoft BI Stack, he also has worked with several other database platforms as well as several application development platforms. A self proclaimed Open Data Hacker/Advocate Stéphane founded Gatineau Ouverte a citizen led initiative which aims to promote open access to civic data of the city of Gatineau.