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- Calculated columns (7)
- Measures (2)
- The CALCULATE function (15)
- More advanced DAX functions (5)
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- Hierarchies (2)
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PowerPivot | KPIs exercise | Set a KPI for each product to target 10% of total sales
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If you haven't already done so, run the SQL script in the above folder (copying and commercial use prohibited) to generate a database called MAM.
Create a new workbook, and within this a data model containing just two tables:
Just import the tblProduct and tblTransaction tables.
Now create the following calculated fields (the formulae are given below, if this is too late in the course!):
|ThisProduct||The total values of sales for the current query context (use SUMX to sum price * quantity).|
|AllProducts||The total values of sales for the current query context, but for all products (use CALCULATE and SUMX together, with a filter across all products using ALL).|
|Proportion||The first calculated field divided by the second.|
Here are the formulae, if your head is too buzzy by this stage of the course:
|ThisProduct||=SUMX( 'Transaction', [Price]*[Quantity] )|
|AllProducts||=CALCULATE( sumx( 'Transaction', [Price]*[Quantity] ), ALL('Product'))|
|Proportion||=[ThisProduct] / [AllProducts]|
Set an absolute KPI that the proportion should be 10% (you'll need to type in 0.1 for this), with thresholds of 0.08 and 0.09. You should get:
Only Crocky, Pingu and Simon have met their targets (but with 13 products, they can't all contribute 10% of the total!).
Save this workbook as Absolute beginner, then close it down.