Excel Data Cleansing Straight to the Point

by Oz du Soleil

Publisher: Holy Macro! Books

Series: Straight to the Point

Publication Date: July 23, 2019

ISBN: 9781615471508

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This Straight to the Point guide provides an introduction to data cleansing, which also goes by names such as data munging and data wrangling. Whatever the name, it basically means doing what needs to be done to make data useful and trustworthy. Data cleansing can include the following tasks:Deleting unnecessary headersDeleting summary rowsFilling in gapsFlattening a reportMerging and appending data from multiple sourcesPulling data from source X to complete data in source YSplitting names from addressesIdentifying and deleting duplicate recordsConverting units of measurement in multiple sources