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Get & Transform and Power Pivot in Excel

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Insights are all in the data

Lay out your data

Organize your numeric or text data in spreadsheets or workbooks. Viewing it in context helps you make more informed decisions.

Reformat and rearrange it

As you look at different configurations, Excel learns and recognizes your pattern and auto-completes the remaining data for you. No formulas or macros required. The Tell Me search feature guides you to the feature commands you need to get the results you are looking for.

Do your analysis

Excel will perform complex analyses for you. And it summarizes your data with previews of pivot-table options, so you can compare them and select the one that tells your story best.

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Get a better picture of your data

Flow into charts and graphs

Excel can recommend the charts and graphs that best illustrate your data patterns. Quickly preview your options and pick those that present your insights most clearly.

Find your best storyline

Discover and compare different ways to represent your data and your intents visually. When you see the one that shows your data best, apply formatting, sparklines, charts, and tables with a single click. A set of new modern charts and graphs in Excel 2016 help you to present your data in fresh ways. tooltip about how you need an Office 365 subscription to use some Excel charts and graphs

Highlight trends and patterns

Make it easy to spot trends and patterns in your data by using bars, colors and icons to visually highlight important values. The new one-click forecasting feature in Excel 2016 creates forecasts on your data series with one click to future trends.

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Add another set of eyes

Share from the cloud

Make sure everyone has the latest version by sharing your workbooks in the cloud with OneDrive or SharePoint, so others can view, edit, and collaborate. tooltip that you need an Internet connection and must sign in with a Microsoft or Office 365 account to use OneDrive or SharePoint Or simply email or instant message as an attachment.

Collaborate in real time

Once you’ve saved your spreadsheet to OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, or SharePoint you and your team can work together in real-time with Excel Online. As you and your team make edits and changes to your documents, the improved version history in Excel 2016 allows you to view or go back to earlier drafts. tooltip that you need an Office 365 subscription to use some features

Collaborate on shared projects

Office Online combines commonly used Office features and real-time coauthoring capabilities so teams at work and school can collaborate on shared documents, presentations and spreadsheets.

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Show your style and professionalism with templates, plus save time. Browse Excel templates in over 40 categories.

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Microsoft Excel 2016 with an Office 365 subscription is the latest version of Excel. Previous versions include Excel 2013, Excel 2010, and Excel 2007. Excel 2016 is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7.

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For Office 365 subscribers, Excel 2016 has added enhancements to the functionality and features you're already used to.

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Office 365 subscribers benefit from monthly updates of Office applications. If you chose the one-time installation option for your desktop apps, you can get an updated version of Excel when the next version of the desktop apps becomes available. Learn how to get the newest features as an Office 365 subscriber.

Excel 2016 and Power B I contain a portfolio of tools that is unique in the industry. Together, they enable business analysts to more easily gather, shape, analyze, and visually explore their data. The new Power B I service is a business analytics collaboration and delivery environment. It helps anyone in your organization bring together data from a wide range of sources—Excel workbooks, on-premises corporate data, Azure services, and other popular cloud-based offerings like Salesforce.com or Marketo—to view and share using live dashboards and interactive reports. Learn more about how Power BI and Excel work together.

In addition to the several classic chart types that have been available in previous versions of Excel, six new chart types were introduced as part of Excel 2016. Additional new charts and visualization feature improvements will continue to be made available to Office 365 subscribers. Learn about the new chart types available in Excel 2016.

With select Office plans, Excel 2016 provides additional capabilities that let you further enhance your analytics and modeling capabilities, take advantage of advanced data connectivity options, and effectively share your data across the organization. See below for a summary of basic and advanced business analytics features. The advanced features are included as part of Office 365 ProPlus and other enterprise subscriptions. You can also take advantage of the advanced features with select one-time purchases of Office, including Office 2016 Professional Plus, Office 2016 Professional, and Excel 2016 standalone.

Basic business analytics features
Get these features with any Office 365 subscription* or any Office 2016 one-time purchase.

Advanced business analytics features
Get these features with an Office 365 ProPlus and other enterprise subscriptions, Office 2016 Professional, Office 2016 Professional Plus, and Excel 2016 standalone one-time purchases.

  • All basic business analytics features
  • Get & Transform: Import, shape, and merge data from corporate, big data, and cloud data sources
  • Get & Transform: Corporate data catalog search and share queries
  • Advanced data model support with Power Pivot: Relationships and data view, DAX calculated columns, KPIs, hierarchies, and more

* Office 365 plans that include Office desktop apps, like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

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