Tag Archives: custom data types

Dear Analyst #54: 5 lessons learned in 2020 and 5 skills for data analysts to learn in 2021

With the last episode for 2020, I wanted to take a look back and pull out some of the main themes and topics from the podcast. As people rushed to pick up new data skills to adapt to our changing environment this year, I think the precedent has been set for how one can learn […]

Dear Analyst #51: Who is the real audience for custom data types in Excel?

To much fanfare, custom data types in Excel were released late last month (October 2020). This feature started off as a way to see “rich data” relating to stocks and geography in a cell, and now Microsoft is letting you define your own data types. Perhaps you want to see all attributes for a customer […]

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