Ka ching Microsoft®!
“I wanna be a billionaire,” sang Bruno Mars and it struck a chord in all of us. I mean, who wouldn’t want to chat with Oprah and exchange flying kisses with the Queen, right? Bill Gates is the first person to spring to mind whenever this song is played, him being amongst the world’s wealthiest and all. But, how do you think he got to where he is? Time Management is the secret to his success. He lives by example and his disciplined character has not gone unnoticed either. PowerPivot for Excel introduces Calendar Analytics, taking inspiration from Bill Gates and his perfectly synced time management strategy.
Â PowerPivot for Excel 2010 provides ground-breaking technology for data analysis, as it manipulates large quantities of data into simple information in a short span of time. Add the Calendar Analytics tool to this Product and PowerPivot is one of the most powerful features of Office 2010. Time is money, so save a few hours a day and multiply that time saved and soon enough you will realize that being a billionaire(or at least somewhere around that) isn’t that far a dream.
Calendar Analytics is a time management tool that uses EWS (Exchange Web Services) and reference tables according to your needs. EWS gives you access to web services, contact group creation, associated item access, conference room retrievals and many more. The reference table will map the time you spent on various activities, allowing you to study the time spent on each, during the day or week. This is a very powerful tool as it allows you to study the pattern and then rank your activities, henceforth, according to your priorities. Calendar Analytics allows you to gain access to Dashboard Views on meeting statistics by connecting to Microsoft Exchange Calendar. Dashboard View allows you to track patterns, obtain information and study them to formulate solutions. So, syncing your calendar with your Excel 2010 will update you
Calendar Analytics is so much more than just a time management tool. Don’t get bogged down with the BI tag, Microsoft has made business intelligence available to everyone alike. Once you are done managing your time: Get involved, map your own data, and sync it with cloud data. Download Calendar Analytics and invest your time in the right places and from there, its Ka ching all the way!