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VBA – a Very Beneficial Addition?

VBA – a Very Beneficial Addition?

VBA – a Very Beneficial Addition? Just kidding – VBA actually stands for Visual Basic for Applications. And yes, it’s a programming language. In this case one you can use with the Microsoft Office suite. So – why would you need to learn a programming language? How...

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The Rise – And Rise – in Excel Training

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft’s premier spreadsheet product, has taken over the world of business. Other rival products have fallen by the wayside. We did shed a tear for Lotus 1-2-3 when it was discontinued a couple of years ago; it was one of our favourite products to...

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Tableau v Power BI

Tableau v Power BI

The War of Words Heats Up This week Tableau has come out on the offensive against Power BI with a presentation entitled “10 ways Power BI Falls Short”. Aimed at educating IT and procurement executives, the presentation seeks to explain why companies should spend $999...

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Learning in the Digital Age – is Paper Dead?

Learning in the Digital Age – is Paper Dead?

Despite the initial enthusiasm that greeted the advent of e-books, sales for the UK’s five biggest publishers have started to fall back, according to a report in the Bookseller magazine (dropping 2.4%, to 47.9m units in 2015). Things, however, are different in the...

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Flipped Learning – Flipping Marvellous!

Flipped Learning – Flipping Marvellous!

Flipped learning is an instructional method that has had firm acceptance amongst the education sector. The basic tenet of Flipped Learning is that instruction is given on an individual basis prior to training in a group space (which for corporate training has...

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Power BI: From Insights to Action

Power BI: From Insights to Action

Just over a year ago, on July 24th 2015, Microsoft released its new cloud-based business intelligence solution Power BI Service. Since its inception, the Power BI Service has gone from strength to strength – over 200,000 organisations are now using Power BI – and...

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