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SSAS - TABULAR EXERCISES
Exercise: Show if you are within a whisker of your KPI
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If you haven't already done so, run the SQL script in the above folder in SQL Server Management Studio to generate a database (not for commercial use or copying) called MAM.
Use an existing model or create a new one to link together the transaction, pos and calendar tables.
The aim of this exercise is to create the following pivot table:
Our target is that each quarter's sales should be at least 99% (and ideally 100% or more) of the previous quarter's sales.
To get this to work, create two measures:
|Measure||What it will calculate|
|Total qty||The total sales quantity for any filter context.|
|Previous quarter||The total sales quantity for the previous quarter (use CALCULATE and DATEADD to go back 1 quarter in time).|
Turn the first measure into a KPI with the second measure as your target, setting 99% and 100% as your thresholds.
If you want to keep a copy of what you've done, use DAX Editor to create a copy of your measures with extension .dax called King Prawn Indian, and save your workbook with the same file name.