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Monday, May 20 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
26DD Accelerate Your Excel!

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Are you intimidated by spreadsheets? Do you use Excel for the basics, but know you could be so much more productive with it if only you knew how? Do you cringe when other business people within your company ask for data in spreadsheet form? Excel is a wonderful tool, especially when paired with the IBM i! It's incredibly powerful, and can save you lots of time. This session will begin with the basics and then progress through more advanced Excel topics such as functions, pivot tables, and array formulas. Using real life examples, you'll see how these new skills will help you in your career. Finally, we'll review powerful methods of pulling data from your IBM i directly into Excel spreadsheets! You'll even leave with sample code you can leverage within Excel to give you one click access to run an SQL statement from your desktop and have the results returned in a spreadsheet.

Learning Objectives:

After participating in this session, attendees should have the skills and techniques to: 
  1. Understand the benefits of using Excel 
  2. Use spreadsheets to improve your own productivity as well as that of your company 
  3. Pull data from your IBM i directly into a spreadsheet in a variety of ways

Speakers
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Steven Wolk

CTO, PC Richard & Son
Steven Wolk is the Chief Technology Officer for PC Richard & Son, a family owned and operated chain of 66 appliance and electronics superstores located throughout NY, NJ, CT, and PA. Founded in 1909, PC Richard has always been known for honesty, integrity, and reliability throughout... Read More →


Monday May 20, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
Adventure Tower Safari
  Developing Business Skills
  • Level All
  • AWARD Bronze
  • Operating System Not Related
  • Audience Anyone who has ever had to work with a spreadsheet will benefit from the skills gained during this session. We will start with the basics, but even experienced Excel users will find useful information in this session.