Demystifying Date Dimension Part 4

Let us pick up where we left off. In part 3 we created a date table but in a very brute force method. Let us make this more dynamic in this series. If you followed me every step of the way you should already have this in your table. If not then just click onContinue reading “Demystifying Date Dimension Part 4”

Demystifying Date Dimension Part 3

Hello All, Let us take a deep dive into another way of creating the Date Table. However, for the next few series of blog posts, we will focus on M Query and we will first work with static values and then modify the M Query to make it more dynamic. Steps that you can followContinue reading “Demystifying Date Dimension Part 3”

Power BI Date Dimension Demystified Part 2

Hello All, Let us continue with our journey of demystifying the Date Table. In my last post, we learned to use CALENDARAUTO() function. We will continue today with the second DAX function called Calendar(). We will also look at how to extract other “relevant columns” such as year, month name, month number, etc. I willContinue reading “Power BI Date Dimension Demystified Part 2”

Power BI Date Dimension Demystified Part 1

Hello All, Today let us take the first step towards demystifying Date Table journey. Date Dimension plays a very important role. Almost always there is a need to perform and derive time-based insights. Few ground rules must be adhered to when it comes to creating a robust date table. These are The date table must contain uniqueContinue reading “Power BI Date Dimension Demystified Part 1”