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3 ways Excel 2016 charts can help drive business decisions


Excel 2016 charts are powerful tools for analyzing and visualizing data. Office Blogs describes how to use three of the charts to drive business decisions and offers a peek at a new chart type – the Funnel – coming soon to Office 365 subscribers. Excel’s Waterfall chart can help visualize … Read more »

Everyone can (and will) code in the cloud

The second era of cloud platforms is upon us, and that’s great news for your business, writes James Staten, chief strategist of Cloud + Enterprise. Why? Because the new generation of platforms doesn’t require any highly specialized skillsets – i.e., DevOps – to build apps in the cloud. The traditional … Read more »

Professor uses Skype for long-distance speech therapy


Dr. Dale Williams, professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Florida Atlantic University, is using Skype to help people in Rwanda who stutter. Many such places in the world are short on speech therapists, and Skype is proving to be an effective means of providing long-distance therapy. “My brother worked … Read more »

Advanced analytics a change agent for global healthcare challenges


Tom Lawry, director of Worldwide Health at Microsoft, believes that advanced analytics hold the key to change. Having just returned from the fifth annual Microsoft Health Innovation Summit in Brussels, Lawry is excited about the innovative uses of data and advanced analytics solutions by such groups as Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System … Read more »