Excel Roundup 20150202

Happy Groundhog Day! Please feel free to read this roundup over and over again.

Poynter posted a couple of videos from the early days of Lotus 1-2-3, which was released 32 years ago, on Jan. 26, 1983. In this video, you can see how exciting a workday becomes, when new spreadsheet software is installed. Does Excel ever make you feel like dancing?

Contextures Posts

Here’s what I posted recently:

  • Have some football fun in Excel – find functions and compare close games
  • For a humorous peek at what other people are saying about spreadsheets, read the latest collection of Excel tweets, on my Excel Theatre blog.

Other Excel Articles

Here are a few of the Excel articles that I read recently, that you might find useful.

Excel Announcements

Here are some upcoming events, courses, recently published books, and other new items, related to Excel.

PASS BA Marathon

  • Feb. 3, 2015 — Sign up now, for tomorrow’s free online preview of the upcoming Business Analytics Conference. There will be 6 live webinars, including “Productivity Revolution in Excel”, led by Chandoo (Purna Duggirala) and Avi Singh.

Excel Book

  • Excel MVP, Bernard Liengme, has just published his latest book, Modelling Physics with Microsoft Excel
    • “This book demonstrates some of the ways in which Microsoft Excel may be used to solve numerical problems in the field of physics…This book shows Excel in action in various areas within physics. Some Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) has been introduced, the purpose here is to show how the power of Excel can be greatly extended and hopefully to whet the appetite of a few readers to get familiar with the power of VBA.”

Excel Summit

  • Amsterdam Excel Summit, April 13-15, 2015. Mark your calendar for April 13-15, so you can attend this amazing Excel event. Last year’s summit was an outstanding success, and registration will open soon, for this year’s event. Registration is now open, and you can click here to register.

Share Your Events and Articles

If you read or wrote any other interesting Excel articles recently, or have upcoming Excel events, please let me know. Thanks!

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