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Describe ways in which MS Excel can be used by a manager of an organization as a tool for interpreting data. As one of the most commonly known programs known by many, it would be safe to say that it would be the first program that comes to mind regarding the organization of data and the manner in which it could be presented to others. Managers rely on this tool due to its simplicity of use and the numerous functions that it has available for use. At times certain managers may be inexperienced in organizing spreadsheets or data sets. The layout functions available make it easy for users to organize data in relative. This program has the capability of analyzing an abundant amount of data with great ease for novice users. Cells within a spreadsheet could contain formulas and functions that could work with other cells from other data sets. These functions aid tremendously in the interpretation of data and performing large calculations. Excel contains filtering that is available for the user that will avoid the need to enter any type of coding by hand. The functions could be used to analyze data within certain segments. Visually Excel is able to organize data sets into charts such as bar charts, pie charts, scatter charts and pivot charts. Each one of the charts could be controlled to the smallest detail, including the formatting of its presentation (“ In What Ways Is MS Excel Used to Interpret Data?”, n.d.) . What are the major benefits to using the statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS) software? TIP: A trial version of the software is available for download. The program Statistical Package for the Social Sciences, known as SPSS, is used in a number of different fields including banking, health care, insurance and energy. Its versatility is evident through its ability of being able to work with numerous file types and grants the user the direct capability applying it in the manner they see fit. This
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