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Thu, Jun 16 2016 12:00 Central Daylight Time


George Carlisle presents Excel 3D Maps Are A Powerful Tool To Tell A Story

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George Carlisle presents Excel 3D Maps Are A Powerful Tool To Tell A Story

Motivation: Effective communication of data is a useful skill that should be maintained. Let’s explore communicating a World Cruise using Excel 3D maps. Problem Statement: How can Excel 3D maps help you communicate a World Cruise? Planning a cruise is a lot of work. There’s weather, shopping, websites, currency, and security to figure out. Approach: 1. Decide on what data I need to represent. a. Countries b. Countries website(s) c. Currencies d. State Department/red24 Alerts e. Custom formulas 2. Decide on which functions or DAX formulas to use. 3. Model the data. 4. Create Custom Maps. 5. Model the scene 6. Create Pivot Tables 7. Pick the Soundtrack 8. Pick the format for Tour a. 1080p b. 720p c. 360p 9. Create the scene Results: A Data Model and Scene that can be moved into PowerBI Conclusions: Excel 3D maps is a powerful tool to tell a story and it’s easier to use than you might imagine. About George Carlisle George has spent his career designing solutions for Telecommunications Service Providers (Ericsson), Multinational Enterprises (Hewlett-Packard), and the US Federal Government (Verizon). Currently, He lives in Maryland and is building a startup to participate in Genomics (Big Data) and Internet of Things (IOT).


George has spent his career designing solutions for Telecommunications Service Providers (Ericsson), Multinational Enterprises (Hewlett-Packard), and the US Federal Government (Verizon). Currently, He lives in Maryland and is building a startup to participate in Genomics (Big Data) and Internet of Things (IOT).

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