Excel 2010

Excel 2013 Delivers Features to Improve Spreadsheet Accuracy

Excel 2013 promises to deliver some exciting new features, such as incorporating PowerView (Microsoft’s visualization program) which will give the ability to create interactive data-driven dashboards to Excel users.  But it will also incorporate some much-needed features to improve the accuracy of spreadsheet models, facilitating the ability of users to locate and correct errors.  It also will provide spreadsheet comparison features and version control, which every Excel user can recognize as critical features to maintaining spreadsheet accuracy.  Microsoft’s arti

A Structured Approach to Spreadsheet Review

Spreadsheets have become universal in the financial world, yet their flexibility also allows for significant potential for error. This white paper presents several techniques for identifying and correcting spreadsheet errors.

Analyzing Bundled Payment Data with PowerPivot

Attendees at this year’s Phila HFMA Decision Support and Financial Technology seminar heard several sessions describe the new PowerPivot add-in for Microsoft Excel.  Presenters described its ability to handle large million-row data sets with extremely fast response times.  But  how big can the datasets be, and how fast is the response time? 

Why Analysts Can't ONLY use Excel 2010

In a previous posting, we extolled the virtues of Excel 2010 for healthcare data analysts.  Excel 2010 offers significant advantages over previous versions of Excel, as that article describes. 

Why Analysts Should Use Excel 2010

I can hear the cries now.  "But we just had to learn Excel 2007 a few years ago.  Why do we have to learn something new now?"  Because it's worth it, so simmer down and take a serious look.

Two bits, four bits, sixty-four bits


The 64-bit versions of Windows and Office, when combined with a lot of memory in your new computer, can make your working life a lot easier.

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