Latest post out on the Power BI blog out now! Comparing totals this year to last year is a pattern you will use many times over with Power BI. It is always a good benchmark when looking to analyse how a certain metric is performing in the business. Click here to jump over to the
Time intelligence is the most typical type of analysis you do. That’s why DAX has a section of calculations specifically catered toward ‘Time Intelligence’. Seeing calculations and comparing calculations over time is very common no matter what industry or function that you work in. I thought it would be a good idea to run through
A really common calculation that we require quite often is to calculate the % of a total amount. This is great to quickly show where the larger portion of results sit versus the entire population. Completing this in Power BI does not require much written code, but it does require some understanding. It will generally be
Users of Power BI will quickly find one drawback to making compelling reports and dashboards, and it all has to do with colours! Unfortunately, the team at Microsoft have not quite yet worked out how to include themes into Power BI desktop and the online service. No doubt they will look to remedy this as
Every consumer goods company needs this If you sell a product, good or service, you will no doubt want to be able to draw up some analysis on how you are going. What products are selling to which customers in what locations? Which warehouses or factories are producing them? How are we performing over time?