Advanced Reporting

Discovering Patterns in News Events

Author: Donald Lewis Shaw,Maxwell E. McCombs,Gerry Keir

Publisher: Waveland PressInc

ISBN: 9780881339123

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 361

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The volume represents a comprehensive survey of the skills needed to select, gather, organize, and present information to audiences in today¿s competitive mass media market. The authors assert that news media do not necessarily know the solutions to the many problems challenging our complex and dynamic social system, but the news media have the power and ability to set the agenda, to shift the spotlight of attention from one topic to another.
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The SAS Programmer's PROC REPORT Handbook: Basic to Advanced Reporting Techniques

Author: Jane Eslinger

Publisher: SAS Institute

ISBN: 1629602108

Category: Computers

Page: 314

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The SAS Programmer's PROC REPORT Handbook: Basic to Advanced Reporting Techniques is intended for programmers of all skill levels. Learn how to link multiple reports, add graphics and logos, and manipulate table of contents values to help refine your programs, macrotize where possible, troubleshoot easily, and get great-looking reports every time. From beginner to advanced, the examples in this book will help you harness all the power and capability of PROC REPORT. With dozens of useful examples, this book is completely unique in three ways. First, this book describes the default behavior of table of contents nodes and labels, and how to change the nodes inside of PROC REPORT. The chapter also explains how to use PROC DOCUMENT in conjunction with PROC REPORT. Secondly, an entire chapter is dedicated to the troubleshooting of errors, warnings, and notes that are produced by PROC REPORT, including explanations of what generated the log message and how to avoid it. Third, the book explains how to preprocess your data in order to get the best output from PROC REPORT, and it explores reports that require multiple steps to create. Whether you work in banking/finance, pharmaceuticals, the health and life sciences, or government, this handbook is sure to be your new favorite reporting reference.
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Advanced Reporting

Essential Skills for 21st Century Journalism

Author: Miles Maguire

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135929165

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 262

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News gathering is a large, complicated and often messy task that has traditionally been viewed by journalists as irretrievably idiosyncratic, best learned through trial and error. Advanced Reporting takes the opposite approach, focusing on reporting as a process of triangulation based on three essential activities: analyzing documents, making observations and conducting interviews. In this readable book, veteran journalism professor Miles Maguire shows how the best reporters use these three tools in a way that allows them to cross-check and authenticate facts, to reduce or eliminate unsupportable allegations and to take readers and viewers to a deeper level of insight and understanding. This book will help to prepare students for a profession marked by increasing complexity and competition. To succeed in this environment, journalists must learn to make the most of digital media to intensify the impact of their work. At the same time, reporters must contend with a host of sophisticated public relations techniques while engaging with news audiences that no longer just consume journalism, but also collaborate in its creation. Discussion questions and exercises help students put theory into practice.
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Advanced Reporting

Essential Skills for 21st Century Journalism

Author: Miles Maguire

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135929092

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

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News gathering is a large, complicated and often messy task that has traditionally been viewed by journalists as irretrievably idiosyncratic, best learned through trial and error. Advanced Reporting takes the opposite approach, focusing on reporting as a process of triangulation based on three essential activities: analyzing documents, making observations and conducting interviews. In this readable book, veteran journalism professor Miles Maguire shows how the best reporters use these three tools in a way that allows them to cross-check and authenticate facts, to reduce or eliminate unsupportable allegations and to take readers and viewers to a deeper level of insight and understanding. This book will help to prepare students for a profession marked by increasing complexity and competition. To succeed in this environment, journalists must learn to make the most of digital media to intensify the impact of their work. At the same time, reporters must contend with a host of sophisticated public relations techniques while engaging with news audiences that no longer just consume journalism, but also collaborate in its creation. Discussion questions and exercises help students put theory into practice.
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Advanced Reporting

Beyond News Events

Author: Gerry Keir,Maxwell E. McCombs,Donald Lewis Shaw

Publisher: Waveland PressInc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 319

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PowerPivot for Advanced Reporting and Dashboards

Author: Robert Bosco

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849698694

Category: Computers

Page: 150

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A step-by-step tutorial with focused examples that builds progressively from basic to advanced topics and helps you create business intelligence reports and dashboards quickly and efficiently using the PowerPivot add-in.This book is ideal for data analysts, reporting and MIS professionals, business analysts, managers, dashboard makers, business intelligence professionals, self-service business intelligence personnel, and students. It is assumed that you have basic data analysis skills and intermediate level Excel skills. Familiarity with Pivot Tables as well as basic knowledge of VBA scripting and SharePoint will be useful but not necessary.
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Advanced reporting

skills for the professional

Author: Bruce Garrison

Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 297

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The companion book to "Professional News Reporting," this volume offers readers a look at advanced information gathering techniques. Easy-to-read and well illustrated, this text goes beyond a general introduction to news reporting by focusing on advanced and specialized reporting skills. Filled with contemporary examples from award-winning newspapers and television stations, it is designed for students with a foundation in news writing. To help them hone their skills, it provides chapters which focus on a variety of specialized report types. Mirroring numerous changes in the art and science of information gathering in the past decade, this important volume provides useful strategy tips complete with recent illustrative examples. The final chapter focuses on computer-based reporting -- a must for any professional journalist -- and the appendix lists investigative reporting resources contributed by "Orlando Sentinel" reporter Jim Leusner.
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Advanced Excel Reporting for Management Accountants

Author: Neale Blackwood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118658191

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

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The advanced tools accountants need to build automated, reliable, and scalable reports using Excel Learn about the functions that work together to automate many of the processes involved in Management Reporting. See how to take advantage of the many new features of Excel 2007 and 2010. Find out how to build validation structures into your spreadsheet reports. Discover how to identify missing or new codes, either in the creation process or in the day-to-day running of the reports. Do it all with Advanced Excel Reporting for Management Accountants. Explore the structures that simplify the report creation process and make the reports more maintainable Learn techniques to "cleanse" data so that it is ready for use in Pivot Tables and formula-based reports Find out the tips and tricks that can make the creation process quicker and easier Discover all you need to know about Excel's summing functions and how versatile they can be Written in a hands-on style that works towards the completion of two reporting case studies, Advanced Excel Reporting for Management Accountants explains and demonstrates techniques so that Management Accountants can learn how to automate many aspects of the reporting process.
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Getting the Story

An Advanced Reporting Guide to Beats, Records, and Sources

Author: Henry H. Schulte,Marcel P. Dufresne

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 459

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The text provides excellent coverage of the theory and mechanics of public affairs reporting, as well as a concise review of the history, background and traditions of the field. the primary focus is on practical skills and strategies - navigating through the operations of government and private institutions, develop sources, and mine public records.
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Excel 2007 Advanced Report Development

Author: Timothy Zapawa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470148012

Category: Computers

Page: 648

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Create powerful, innovative reporting solutions with Excel 2007! With this new book, which is significantly updated from the bestselling Excel 2003 version, author Timothy Zapawa provides you with in-depth coverage of Excel 2007’s enhanced reporting capabilities. Discover what you can do with PivotTable and Spreadsheet reports, enhanced conditional formatting and filtering functions, improved data access and management tools, and expanded OLAP features. With notes, tips, warnings, real-world examples, and how-to videos in every chapter, you'll soon be an expert on Excel report development!
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Excel Advanced Report Development

Author: Timothy Zapawa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471757101

Category: Computers

Page: 500

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If you're a SQL programmer or an experienced Excel user, here at last is the ultimate resource on developing reporting solutions with Excel. Focused on report development using OLTP databases, this book is packed with comprehensive information on both technical and strategic aspects. You'll thoroughly examine the main features of Excel's reporting technology-PivotTable reports, Spreadsheet reports, parameter queries, and web components. With notes, tips, warnings, and real-world examples in each chapter, you'll be able to put your knowledge to work immediately. This book includes: Single-source coverage of Excel's report development features Extensive and in-depth information on PivotTable and Spreadsheet report features, functions, and capabilities Thorough documentation of the Microsoft Query program included with Excel Comprehensive information on Excel's client-based OLAP cube tools for processing very large datasets from OLTP data sources Detailed information on creating and working with web-enabled Excel reports
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Advanced Research Methods for Applied Psychology

Design, Analysis and Reporting

Author: Paula Brough

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315517957

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

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This is the first comprehensive guide to the range of research methods available to applied psychologists. Ideally suited to students and researchers alike, and covering both quantitative and qualitative techniques, the book takes readers on a journey from research design to final reporting. The book is divided into four sections, with chapters written by leading international researchers working in a range of applied settings: Getting Started Data Collection Data Analysis Research Dissemination With coverage of sampling and ethical issues, and chapters on everything from experimental and quasi-experimental designs to longitudinal data collection and focus groups, the book provides a concise overview not only of the options available for applied research, but also of how to make sense of the data produced. It includes chapters on organizational interventions and the use of digital technologies, and concludes with chapters on how to publish your research, whether it’s a thesis, journal article or organisational report. This is a must-have book for anyone conducting psychological research in an applied setting.
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Investigative Reporting

Advanced Methods and Techniques

Author: John Ullmann

Publisher: St Martins Press

ISBN: 9780312062705

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 210

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IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio

Practical Examples

Author: Filip Draskovic,Roger Johnson

Publisher: IBM Press

ISBN: 0132656752

Category: Computers

Page: 278

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Take your IBM Cognos reports to a new level: learn from advanced reports taken straight from the classrooms of top IBM Cognos instructors! • •Fully reflects the expert-level design challenges IBM Cognos report developers encounter most often. •A combined tutorial and cookbook that demonstrates real-world solutions and integrates the authors' personal experiences as IBM Cognos instructors. •Shows how to create 'consumer-friendly' reports, match reports to analysis, override data models, and use the newest Cognos 10 features. In this book, two leading IBM Cognos instructors show experienced Cognos users exactly how to take their reporting to the next level. Drawing on the best examples they've created in response to their students' real business challenges, the authors show how to design reports more effectively, prepare complex queries that run more efficiently, overcome common reporting problems, and generate more meaningful information. The authors share personal insights and examples from their unsurpassed experience working with hundreds of users of IBM Cognos reporting tools in multiple business roles and environments. Combining a step-by-step tutorial and 'cookbook' approach, they provide multiple reporting examples that professionals can easily adapt to their own requirements. Coverage includes: • •Creating consumer-friendly reports. •Understanding and utilizing the report hierarchy. •Knowing when and how to override the data model. •Mastering advanced reporting techniques, including new advances in Version 10
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Excel 2007 Advanced Report Development

Author: Timothy Zapawa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470148012

Category: Computers

Page: 648

View: 945

Create powerful, innovative reporting solutions with Excel 2007! With this new book, which is significantly updated from the bestselling Excel 2003 version, author Timothy Zapawa provides you with in-depth coverage of Excel 2007’s enhanced reporting capabilities. Discover what you can do with PivotTable and Spreadsheet reports, enhanced conditional formatting and filtering functions, improved data access and management tools, and expanded OLAP features. With notes, tips, warnings, real-world examples, and how-to videos in every chapter, you'll soon be an expert on Excel report development!
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