Category: Time Intelligence

Dynamically Calculate A Power BI Running Total Or Cumulative Total

The Power BI running total is the perfect way to display patterns and changes on a specified data over time. In Power BI, there is a common combination of DAX functions that allow us to create a dynamic cumulative total on any report page. The DAX formula that we’re about to discuss is easy to

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Forecasting Technique: Exploring Forecasting Logic In Power BI Models

If you want to have a real-world example scenario of forecasting using Power BI, you’re in the right page. You’ll find in this tutorial a forecasting technique that you can surely implement in your own work environment. In the example, I compare my actual results to my forecasts and look at them cumulatively. The cumulative

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Calculating A Cumulative Run Rate Using DAX In Power BI

When analyzing actual results in your data, you may sometimes want to compare it to a forecast or run rate. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to calculate a cumulative run rate based on some historical results. This came out as a request in the Enterprise DNA Support Forum where a member needed a forecast

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Adding Workday And Weekend Numbers Into Your Date Table: Time Intelligence Technique In Power BI

This is a very unique example of Time Intelligence in Power BI, especially when working with workdays and weekends. This tutorial came ftom a request from the Enterprise DNA Support Forum, where a member needed to get the day for each weekday and the day of each weekend into their Date table. I’ve seen this

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Showing The Last Three Customer Sales Using The TOPN Function

I’m going to cover some great functions here in Power BI that are very useful across a variety of analytic scenarios. Some of these functions can help us work out the last three customer sales. What I want to show you is how to work out the sales from a specific customer, but by only

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