• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course takes an in-depth approach to the DAX language, teaching designers how to build models that extend the capabilities of source data for more in-depth, customized business intelligence solutions. Topics covered include proper understanding of DAX evaluation, controlling evaluation context, understanding relational functions, error handling within the data model, working with complex time intelligence calculations.

Learning Objectives

1 – Basic DAX Functionality Review of Calculated Columns Review of Measures Rules of Evaluation Evaluation Context Formatting DAX Code 2 – Controlling Content & Values Controlling Values – DAX Error Handling 3 – Content Control Functions Iterative Functions The FILTER Function The ALL Function The CALCULATE Function 4 – Contexts In Relationships Working With Many Tables Row Context & Relationships Elevated Calculated Columns Filter Context & Relationships Cross Filtering Issues 5 – Time Intelligence Functions Calculating Operating Periods To-Date Functions Controlling Totals Advanced Date Functions Prior Year Functions 6 – Appendix – Advanced Concepts Additional Uses Of The ALL Function Advanced Data Tables Working with Missing Periods Working with Non-standard Years Parameter Tables Banding

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cyber Investigation
  • Digital Forensics
  • Exploitation Analysis
  • Network Services
  • Risk Management
  • Software Development
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Threat Analysis
  • Training, Education, and Awareness
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management