Offline OLAP – Working with Disconnected Analysis Service Cube

Microsoft introduced a cool feature in Excel 2007 called Offline OLAP that enables you to work with an Analysis Services Cube in disconnected mode. The Offline OLAP feature basically snapshots a version of the cube into a local cube file which can be used by Pivot Tables. Continue Reading

How to Clone an Excel PivotTable?

Ever came across a situation where you have to compare PivotTable data from same data source but from different environments, for e.g. to compare data between Test and Production environment?  In this post I’ll explain a nifty trick that helps to clone an existing Excel PivotTable and change its data source without having to create the clone PivotTable from scratch. Continue Reading…