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  • Reply To: Representative Data Challenges

    Nevermind, thanks for your comment.

  • Reply To: Representative Data Challenges

    skeleton567 wrote:

    I'm not in any way discounting Steve's experience.  In your example, the largest failure is in the joke, not the failure itself.

    I have to second Rick again. In your...

  • Reply To: Representative Data Challenges

    I have to second what Rick said. We all have two eyes, two ears, and a brain, all of which work similarly. No ethnicity is different enough that we cannot...

  • Reply To: Spoofing Data Convincingly: Text Data

    A spoof is something that works but appears to be something else, like a packet of data from a fake IP. A mock is something that appears to be something...

  • Reply To: Who is my customer?

    Great article on one of my favorite subjects. I think you are right, one of the keys to business success is a focus on customer needs. I agree that this...

  • Reply To: Allowing Failure

    RandomStream wrote:

    Sky-diving, anyone?

    Extremely well said. A little bit of failure is a learning experience, is it? Nonsense.

  • Reply To: Allowing Failure

    Allowing failure: Steve and others use children learning as an analogy for this. That works very well because this is childish. When I am a member of your team, there...

  • Reply To: Easy Data Access Plus Security

    Sorry you are ailing, Grant. When making your point you used medical data, which is a complication above just normal business data, but the point is the same. I have...

  • Reply To: Spoofing Data Convincingly: Text Data

    This article is extremely useful and a joy to read, as always. Happy New Year, Phil.

  • Reply To: Chopping Off Data

    Hi Rod, on our local instance of SSRS 2016, .xlsx is the only Excel export option available.

  • Reply To: Chopping Off Data

    Jonathan Gennick wrote:

    Excel is indeed designed to handle CSV files. They are a supported file type and are mentioned in Microsoft's own documentation. The behavior from loading a CSV file is defined...

  • Reply To: Chopping Off Data

    Jonathan Gennick wrote:

    Interesting. Thanks. Just was curious, because the news article hadn't mentioned whether there was any warning message.

    When you open a file in an application that was not designed for...

  • Reply To: Chopping Off Data

    donald.parish wrote:

    Answer since 2010 is Excel PowerPivot, which let's you have millions of rows in Excel, makes it like a reporting database. Then Power Query in 2013, which gives you...

  • Reply To: Chopping Off Data

    Jonathan Gennick wrote:

    Did Excel provide any warning that the data was ignored? Or did Excel just silently proceed as if nothing was wrong?

    Hi Jonathan, I think that your question provides an...

  • Reply To: Chopping Off Data

    The Office suite is a desktop application. It has some workgroup interoperability, but it was never designed for a multi-threaded environment. In the US, finance professionals tend to be highly...

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