Tag: Cumulative Totals

Compare Multiple Metrics Cumulatively in Power BI using DAX

I’ve previously showcased how you can compare your actual results versus your budgeted results. 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? In this video

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Compare Performance vs Forecasts Cumulatively w/DAX

Showcasing results cumulatively is, in my opinion, the best way to showcase trends in your data. When comparing data versus budget or forecasts, showing the trends or divergence in trend is essential. You want to make sure you can identify when your performance is breaking down as soon as possible and by viewing this cumulatively

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Introducing Forecasting Logic Into Your Power BI Models Using DAX

It doesn’t get more real world than the video below for an application of Power BI to provide great insight. In the example I run though here, I want to compare my actual results to my forecasted results. Not only that – I want to view these cumulatively. The cumulative totals give me a much

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Compare Cumulative Results For Multiple Months

Showcasing your results cumulatively is such a powerful way to visualize your data over time, especially if you are trying to show the difference in performance from one time period to another. When you try to present this at a daily or even monthly level, identifying the trend isn’t always so obvious. When you place

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