An Excel Add-in I need to have a closer look at. (summary http://www.allhands.org.uk/2010/sites/default/files/2010/TuesT1BargaExcel.pdf)
Also on the to do list (once I’ve upgraded to Office 2013)
Jamie Thomson just tipped me off about something new and very interesting – one week after I had a moan about Microsoft doing nothing about Excel and the cloud, here comes Excel DataScope:
Here’s the blurb from the site:
From the familiar interface of Microsoft Excel, Excel DataScope enables researchers to accelerate data-driven decision making. It offers data analytics, machine learning, and information visualization by using Windows Azure for data and compute-intensive tasks. Its powerful analysis techniques are applicable to any type of data, ranging from web analytics to survey, environmental, or social data.
There are yet more tantalising details in the video and the two pdfs here:
I’m currently trying to find out more about all this, but there’s clearly a ton of cool stuff here:
- You can use the Live Labs Pivot control for visualisation.
- It does data mining in the cloud. Is this…
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