Tag: Calculated Columns

Getting Started W/ DAX In Power BI

Getting Started with DAX

The DAX (Data Analysis Expression) formula language is one of the key pillars in Power BI. Learning DAX might be overwhelming at first. But once you understand how it works, you can level up your analytical insights. The key to getting great insights in your reports is through the use of DAX calculations. For this

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Power BI Calculated Column vs Measure: A Comparison

In this blog, I’m going to compare Power BI calculated column and measures, and then cover some of their differences. I’m also going to show you optimal situations where you can use either of them. Creating Calculated Columns I’m going to start by creating a calculated column in Power BI. This is probably what you’re

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Using The MAXX DAX Function In Power BI To Calculate Recent Values In Your Data

This tutorial will talk about a common scenario that’s frequently asked in the Enterprise DNA support forum. You’re going to learn how to work out the most recent or the last value in your data using the MAXX and FILTER DAX functions in Power BI. For this example, there’s a list of data and within

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Segmenting Dimensions Based On Ranking – Advanced Analytical Technique For Power BI

In this example, we’re going to get quite advanced in Power BI using DAX. We are going to focus on segmenting dimensions based on its ranking on that particular table. This is an amazing concept of how you can utilize calculated columns within Power BI. This can bring additional insights that would have never been

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Show Results Up To Current Date Or A Specific Date In Power BI

In this tutorial, I’ll show you a very specific technique where you can show data or filter up to the current date (today) or any specific date in your Power BI reports. I’ve seen this asked a few times, especially on the Enterprise DNA Support Forum. I’ve personally used this technique many times, so I

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