Chapter 30. Retrieving Data from OLAP Servers

by Timothy Dyck and John Shumate


What Is OLAP?

Excel 2003’s On-line Analytical Processing (OLAP) features enable you to quickly sift through large amounts of information to get the answers you need to solve business problems and make well-informed decisions. OLAP (pronounced (OH-lap) techniques are especially suited to help you see long-term trends and discover hidden relationships and causal factors in business performance. ...

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