PowerPivot for Business Intelligence Using Excel and by Barry Ralston

By Barry Ralston

PowerPivot contains a suite of applied sciences for simple entry to facts mining and enterprise intelligence research from Microsoft Excel and SharePoint. energy clients and builders alike can create subtle, on-line analytic processing (OLAP) strategies utilizing PowerPivot for Excel, after which proportion these options with different clients through PowerPivot for SharePoint. facts might be pulled in from any of the top database structures, in addition to from spreadsheets and flat documents. The booklet takes a scenario-based method of exhibiting you the way to gather information, to mine that info via insightful research, and to attract conclusions that force enterprise functionality.

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Moving the record cursor to the end of the table will reveal a value in the MonthNumber column for the final row. Figure 4-6 below contains an excerpt of the On Time Performance table, including the new calculated column MonthNumber. info CHAPTER 4 ■ DATA ANALYSIS EXPRESSIONS Figure 4-6. The On Time Performance table with a new calculated column Filtering PowerPivot Data The effect of the new calculated column can be immediately seen by using column filtering. Using a mouse-click to pull down the column menu for the MonthNumber column from within PowerPivot will create a menu similar to the one shown in Figure 4-7.

For a young man who enjoys sports, that means there are only two seasons, college football and college football recruiting. This example is intended to convey, with real data, the use of a DAX calculated column to relate PowerPivot tables and uses data readily available from the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) web site. jsp) for players, including the offensive and defensive game-level statistics for each player’s performance. xlsx. This example is intended to illustrate how DAX is used to create columns to relate the Roster and Offense tables.

To remove the Blank Year column headers, you would have to filter the with a slicer (or filter at the data source description). To explicitly eliminate the Blank Year column, add a horizontal (or vertical) slicer to the solution. Select the values of SortYear other than the blank values, and the PivotTable removes the Blank column header. However, the absence of the data from the report is self-evident by the presence of the SortYear slicer (and the deselection of the Blank SortYear). Compute Percent of Whole To illustrate filter context, add an additional horizontal slicer to the solution representing the Conference column from the Teams table.

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