Implementing Common Business Calculations in DAX

DAX is Microsoft's new multidimensional calculation language. At the moment it's only used in PowerPivot, but in the future it's likely to have an important role in other corporate BI products from Microsoft, so it's something that all BI consultants need to learn now. In this session we'll learn about the basic concepts of the language and see how it can be used to implement a number of common business calculations.
Presented by Chris Webb at SQLBits VII
Tags BI , DAX , DAX
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    Chris Webb is an independent consultant specialising in Analysis Services, MDX, Power BI, Power Pivot and Power Query. He is the author of "Power Query for Power BI and Excel" and a co-author of "SQL Server Analysis Services 2012: The BISM Tabular Model", "Expert Cube Development with SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services", and "MDX Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2005 and Hyperion Essbase". He blogs at
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