In this example, I want to show you how we can generate cumulative totals but only up to a certain point. A really relevant example if you are running some time comparison analysis and you’re looking at trends over time as a cumulative total in Power BI. Here’s a description of a specific scenario below.
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In this example, I will show you how you can create a reverse cumulative total inside of Power BI using DAX. This question came up recently on the Enterprise DNA Support Forum. You can view this forum post here – Reverse Cumulative Sum A member had a unique requirement where they needed a cumulative total from
In this tutorial, we’re going to do a deep dive into the cumulative total formula combination that can be used in Power BI. Cumulative totals are a great way of showing trends over time and then also showcasing differences in trends between different timeframes. There is a common combination of DAX functions to use that
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
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