Calculate 50 & 100-Day Moving Average with DAX

Following on from last weeks post, Connecting Excel to Coinmarketcap data for live ticker information and historic pricing, I thought I would share with you some basic indicators that you can add to your Excel Cryptocurrency Dashboard.  This week we are going to look at calculating 50 and 100-day moving averages using DAX In the […]

Encrypt and Decrypt Caeser Cipher in Excel using Power Query

Over the last few months, I have found myself interested in cryptography. Cryptography is the art of writing and solving clues. Often solving clues involves decrypting some sort of hidden message. Encrypting and decrypting messages is a lot of fun. A cipher is a series of steps taken to encrypt or decrypt a message that […]

PowerPivot – Inserting and working with Pivot tables

PowerPivot allows you to pivot columns of data from different tables and sources against each other. You may recall when creating pivot tables in standard Excel, one would often use Vlookups to pull all the data into one table and then create a pivot table.  This is no longer needed with PowerPivot because all the […]

Finding Your Way around Power Pivot – An Orientation

When you see Power Pivot for the first time it can be confusing.  It’s a new interface, with new ribbons and views.  Before you start working with tables of data and complex models, you need to get comfortable with the user interface.  In this article, we will take a look around Power Pivots user interface […]

DAX SUM and SUMX functions

DAX SUM and SUMX Functions

The role of both DAX SUM and SUMX functions is to add numerical data together. Yet both these functions are rather different. Let’s talk about the SUM function first. The SUM function is simple. It takes a column of data and adds the values to give a total. It works like the sum function in […]