The Excel Analyst's Guide to Access
By Michael Alexander
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: March 2010
Pages: 672

Use the right tool for the job

Like many managers, accountants, and analysts, you've been usingExcel for data analysis. It's a good tool, but you're beginning tofind its limitations frustrating. You're looking for morescalability. More transparency of analytical processes. The abilityto separate data from presentation.

Access makes it all possible, and this guide helps you addAccess to your analytical toolbox. Learn the essentials of usingAccess, basic and advanced analysis techniques, how to buildreports, and much more. Then you can choose the right tool forevery job.

  • Easily move data between Excel and Access

  • Normalize and store Excel data in a structured relationaldatabase

  • Use Access to analyze large amounts of data

  • Use Excel pivot tables with Access data

  • Build reports and implement dashboard-style visualizations

  • Report Access data using Excel's presentation layer

  • Automate redundant reporting and analysis using Excel and Accessmacros

  • Save time and increase productivity by automating redundantprocesses using VBA

  • Get external data using SQL, ADO, and XML

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