Monthly Quiz – July 2014

Quiz time. This is a special quiz created using Office Mix – a new PowerPoint add-in from Microsoft. This time the stakes are higher USD 50. Ten questions. If you have been reading this blog, you should be able to derive the answers.

Best of Luck. Click here to start the quiz.

You must sign-in using either Microsoft, Facebook or Google account.

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Choosing the winner – All answers must be correct, minimum attempts, minimum time. If there are many potential winners, then a random number will be generated to choose the winner. Ideally, I should choose the person who answered first in chronological order. However, this site is viewed from 80+ countries across different time zones. Therefore, to be fair to everyone, I will use the random number approach. Hope it is ok with everyone.

Analyzing Big Data? Use 64 Bit Office

image Do you have slow performing, large Excel files? Here is the solution.

This is a simple but very important pre-requisite for analyzing large amounts of data. Although technical people are aware of this requirement, most users are not aware about this.

Let us understand the importance of 64 Bit version of Office

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Generic Skills: Drop that dropdown!

image This is the continuation of the article Basic vs. Advanced – the psychological deterrent to efficient Office usage! It is difficult to teach thousands of features to thousands of users. But there is a different approach available – Imparting Generic Skills rather than specific skills.
Let us explore and find out more about it with an example.

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