[ONLINE] Power BI Time Intelligence – Beyond the Basics by Bill Anton

Baltimore SQL Server Users Group
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Power BI Time Intelligence – Beyond the Basics by Bill Anton
Mon, Apr 20,[masked]:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

Zoom meetings details are available when you RSVP.

Time-Intelligence refers to analyzing calculations and metrics across time and is the most common type of business intelligence reporting. Power BI has a lot of built in capabilities to help you get started but these alone are not enough for most real-world solutions.

The key to mastering time-intelligence in Power BI is a good date table and understanding how to manipulate the filter context. This session will teach you how to do both!

In this (demo-heavy) session, we’ll quickly review Power BI’s built-in time intelligence capabilities and why you should avoid them! We’ll also cover the importance of a good date table, what attributes it should include, and how it can be leveraged to simplify complex time-intelligence calculations. Finally, we’ll breakdown many of the 40+ DAX time-intelligence functions, showing you how they work under the covers (hint: filter context) and how they can used in combination to accommodate complex business logic.

Bill Anton
SSAS / Power BI Geek @ Opifex Solutions