Tag: Time Intelligence

Compare Multiple Metrics Cumulatively In Power BI Using Advanced DAX

I’ve previously showcased how you can compare your actual results versus your budgeted results using advanced DAX. 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?

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Creating Forward Forecasts in Power BI Using DAX

How to Create Forward Forecasts in Power BI Using DAX

In this blog, we’re going to go over how you can create automated forecast from historic data in Power BI. This is common in businesses to make forecasts and budgets. Now, have you ever wanted to create automatic forecasts based on historical information? In the past, this was relatively difficult to do using tools like

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Compare Cumulative Information Over Different Months In Power BI

Showcasing cumulative results in Power BI 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

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The DATEADD Function: The Best And Most Versatile Time Intelligence Function in Power BI

If you need a Power BI time intelligence function that you can use to generate time comparisons over a range of different time frames, then the DATEADD function is the one you’re looking for. This, by far, is my go-to time intelligence function in DAX at the moment. After going through this post and the

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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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