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Access 2013 Bible by Dick Kusleika, Michael Alexander

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Part IV: Analyzing Data in Access

In This Part

Chapter 11: Transforming Data in Access

Chapter 12: Working with Calculations and Dates

Chapter 13: Performing Conditional Analyses

Chapter 14: Fundamentals of Using Access SQL

Chapter 15: Subqueries and Domain Aggregate Functions

Chapter 16: Running Descriptive Statistics in Access

Now that you know how to organize the data into tables and how to use queries to interact with that data, the chapters in this part highlight the tools and functionalities in Access 2013 that can drive more meaningful data analysis. Indeed, using Access for your data analysis needs can help you streamline your analytical processes, increase your productivity, and analyze the larger datasets.

Chapter 11 covers data transformation, providing examples of how to clean and shape raw data into staging areas. Chapter 12 provides in-depth instruction on how to create and utilize custom calculations in analysis; this chapter also shows you how to work with dates, using them in simple date calculations. Chapter 13 introduces you to some conditional analysis techniques that allow for the addition of business logic into analytical processes. Chapter 14 explores SQL syntax and some of the SQL-specific queries that can be leveraged to improve analytics. Chapter 15 introduces you to powerful subquery and domain aggregate functionality. Chapter 16 demonstrates many of the advanced statistical analyses that can be performed using subqueries and domain aggregate ...

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