Tag: Core Measures

Simple Power BI Measures – Beginners’ Tutorial and Best Practices

I’m going to show you some simple Power BI measures you can start with. These can give you a good foundation on what kind of insights Power BI can give you. Understanding these simple Power BI measures is key to easing into more advanced techniques later on. One thing you have to remember if you’re

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Creating Measure Groups – Power BI Best Practices

Once you start creating measures in Power BI, it’s necessary to learn how to organize everything. Creating measure groups is one of the best ways to make sure everything is in its proper place. Measure groups are like folders where you put similar measures together. They help make the entire process seamless, regardless if you’re

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Analyze Profit Margin Changes Overtime – Analytics with Power BI and DAX

In this blog post, I will show a really unique and specific example where I’m going to hone in on how you can combine lots of the techniques that I’ve described in many previous tutorials to come up with profit margin changes. These are techniques like Measure Branching, Trend Analysis, and DAX Formula Combinations. What

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Use Power BI Measure Branching To Check If Your Margins Expand As Revenue Grows

In this post, we’re going to look at an analytical insight where we find out if our profit margins grew together with our revenue. We can do this through the use of Power BI measure branching. This is important because we want to see if revenue expansion or getting the market share is actually good

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Calculating Percent Profit Margins Using DAX In Power BI

Working out your profit margins in Power BI with a basic data set can seem like it requires a few steps. Maybe you think you need to use calculated columns to get the result. Well, you certainly don’t need to do that. There is a much simpler way. Using measures, you can start with simple

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