Introduction 1 PART I: Getting Started with Excel Dashboards Chapter 1: Introducing Dashboards 11 Chapter 2: Table Design Best Practices 29 Chapter 3: Using Excel Sparklines 47 Chapter 4: Chartless Visualization Techniques 61 PART II: Introducing Charts into Your Dashboards Chapter 5: Excel Charting for the Uninitiated 89 Chapter 6: Working with Chart Series 107 Chapter 7: Formatting and Customizing Charts 131 Chapter 8: Components That Show Trending 171 Chapter 9: Components That Group Data 193 Chapter 10: Components That Show Performance Against a Target 209 PART III: Advanced Dashboarding Concepts Chapter 11: Developing Your Data Model 225 Chapter 12: Adding Interactive Controls to Your Dashboard 247 Chapter 13: Macro-Charged Reporting 265 PART IV: Pivot Table Driven Dashboards Chapter 14: Using Pivot Tables 281 Chapter 15: Using Pivot Charts 311 Chapter 16: Adding Interactivity with Slicers 329 Chapter 17: Using the Internal Data Model and Power View 343 PART V: Working with the Outside World Chapter 18: Integrating External Data into Excel Reporting 365 Chapter 19: Sharing Your Work with the Outside World 381 Index 399
Michael Alexander is a Microsoft MVP who has written several books on advanced business analysis with Access and Excel, including 101 Ready-To-Use Excel Macros and the Access 2013 Bible. A consultant and developer, he offers workshops and webinars through www.datapigtechnologies.com. John Walkenbach, aka Mr. Spreadsheet, has written hundreds of articles and over 50 books, including multiple editions of the bestselling Excel Bible. He also created the award-winning Power Utility Pak.