Excel tricks

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Rob O'Dell of The Arizona Republic
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Jun. 25 at 10:15am
  • Location: Pinnacle 2
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn about various tools and functions in Excel that come in handy when you need to restructure or otherwise get your data ready for analysis. We'll cover string functions, logical functions, date functions, merging data using lookup functions, and perhaps a few other nifty tricks if time allows. This is a fast-paced class intended to introduce you to these tools, not master them.

Speaker Bios

  • Rob O’Dell is a senior investigative and data reporter for the Arizona Republic. He joined the Republic in 2012 and specializes in using data to drive investigative reporting. His recent coverage of school vouchers was named as an honorable mention by the Robin Toner Prize. He has won six Best of the West awards. He is a past Gerald Loeb Award finalist and has been named Arizona Journalist of the Year three times by the Associated Press. @robodellaz

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