Pride Dispensed, Pride Promised, And Pride To Go

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Just got back from London yesterday after the UK Excel Conference. A successful couple of days I think, we had a large audience, few no-shows, and a general good time. As this was organised mainly to avoid disappointing the many wait-listed people from the previous, April, conference, the agenda was largely the same as before. We had one new session on ‘Excel as a BI Tool’, which I think that many delegates found enlightening; to see Excel being used as an Enterprise reporting tool, querying huge amounts of data very quickly was an eye-opener. … Continue reading Pride Dispensed, Pride Promised, And Pride To Go

Shreds And Patches

“Man is physically as well as metaphysically a thing of shreds and patches, borrowed unequally from good and bad ancestors, and a misfit from the start” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)   A number of us British Excel’ers (I nearly said English, Roger would never forgive me) have been holding Excel conferences for a few years. It had been a paid event, but there was no such event in 2008 as the 2007 event was not well enough attended. In 2009, we decided to try something different, and make the event free! Naturally, interest was high, and at the conference (held at … Continue reading Shreds And Patches