Example of how XML, the basic
extensible markup language, tags information for a
book publisher. Data on the left are the tags for
such information as the order number, the name of
the person buying the book, the price and the
author. Data on the right are the same data but
represented in database fields.
The general ledger is a vast historical data archive of your company's financial activities, including revenue, expenses, adjustments, and account balances. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, shows how to prepare data for, and mine data with, PivotTables.