One of the most talked about features previewed during the Microsoft Data Insights Summit in the previous June was the What-If Analysis capabilities. Today, this capability was finally released as part of the August update to Power BI Desktop.
The What If Parameter feature allows you to dynamically perform what-if type analysis by using a slider bar to visualize changes to a calculation. This becomes a very flexible way to perform all kinds of different “what if” type scenarios.
In this blog post, I’m going to walk through setting up a simple What-If type scenario to dynamically change a Revenue Target calculation. Continue reading What-If Analysis in Power BI Desktop