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PowerPivot for Advanced Reporting and Dashboards by Robert Bosco J

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Summary

This chapter illustrates quick installation, some features and differences of Excel 32-bit and 64-bit versions of PowerPivot, and the vital information about the principles of PowerPivot, which will leverage the user's ability to work on self-service business intelligence.

In the next chapter, a brief description about the first principle (preparations for data analysis) will be given, which will explain the different types of data sources a user can import and how different types of data sources will help the users in their analysis. These functionalities will correlate with some real-time examples, helping the user gain sufficient understanding to make Microsoft PowerPivot easy.

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