Category: Business Intelligence

Multiple What If Parameters In Power BI

Do you want to see how advanced you can get with Power BI? In this tutorial, I want to show you my favourite way to use Power BI. You can do some amazing work around scenario analysis by integrating what if parameters in Power BI — things like sales, profits, or transactions. Not just because

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Multiple Currency Logic In Power BI – A LOOKUPVALUE Example

A really common scenario within financial analysis is having to integrate currency rates across your transactional data. Most of the time, sales data is actually recorded regardless of the currency and the currency name or code is just placed inside a column. And it could be either USD, AUD, GBP, but it isn’t actually adjusted

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Compare Multiple Metrics Cumulatively In Power BI Using Advanced DAX

I’ve previously showcased how you can compare your actual results versus your budgeted results using advanced DAX. But, what if you also wanted to overlay some time comparison information so you’re comparing your actuals versus budget versus last year? Or perhaps versus last quarter? Or against any other time period you may want to select?

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Scenario Analysis Techniques Using Multiple 'What If' Parameters

Power BI is an incredible tool to run scenario analysis and what-if analysis examples. I’ve actually never seen or come across an analytical tool that is as effective and intuitive to implement this type of complex analytics. The key is that you’ve got to think more analytically about the underlying elements in your datasets than

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Counting Customers Over Time Using DISTINCTCOUNT In Power BI

In this blog post, I’m going to run through how you can calculate how many customers you sell to through time using a few functions such as DISTINCTCOUNT inside of Power BI. There are actually a few ways you can calculate it, which is why I wanted to create a short tutorial on it to

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