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hozeangus
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KPI comparison current year vs previous year

I have a small problem and I was wandering if anyone could help me. I've looked other threads, but couldn't solve it.

For selected year total sales KPI I created this expression:

Sum({$<OrderDate.autoCalendar={Year}>}Sales)

Now I'm having trouble doing it for the previous year total sales KPI that I want to put next to the first one.

How do I do it?

Thanks in advance.

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thi_pham
Contributor

Re: KPI comparison current year vs previous year

Previous year:

Sum({<[OrderDate.autoCalendar.Year] = {"$(=Max(Year(OrderDate)) - 1)"}>} Sales)

Current year:

Sum({<[OrderDate.autoCalendar.Year] = {"$(=Max(Year(OrderDate)))"}>} Sales)

It will be based on your selection to get what is the lastest(max) possible year, and minor 1 to get its previous year.

I agree with Jerry Jackson on solution: Sum({$<OrderDate.autoCalendar.YearsAgo={1}>}Sales)

Why dont it work?

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jwjackso
Contributor III

Re: KPI comparison current year vs previous year

Try:


Sum({$<OrderDate.autoCalendar.YearsAgo={1}>}Sales)

hozeangus
New Contributor

Re: KPI comparison current year vs previous year

Thanks Jerry for the answer, but it doesn't work.

jwjackso
Contributor III

Re: KPI comparison current year vs previous year

Prior Year:

Sum({<Year=,OrderDate={">=$(=YearStart(MakeDate(Max(Year)),-1))<=$(=YearEnd(MakeDate(Max(Year)),-1))"}>}Sales)

Current Year:

Sum({<Year=,OrderDate={">=$(=YearStart(MakeDate(Max(Year))))<=$(=YearEnd(MakeDate(Max(Year))))"}>}Sales)

hozeangus
New Contributor

Re: KPI comparison current year vs previous year

Thanks again Jerry, but still nothing.

thi_pham
Contributor

Re: KPI comparison current year vs previous year

Previous year:

Sum({<[OrderDate.autoCalendar.Year] = {"$(=Max(Year(OrderDate)) - 1)"}>} Sales)

Current year:

Sum({<[OrderDate.autoCalendar.Year] = {"$(=Max(Year(OrderDate)))"}>} Sales)

It will be based on your selection to get what is the lastest(max) possible year, and minor 1 to get its previous year.

I agree with Jerry Jackson on solution: Sum({$<OrderDate.autoCalendar.YearsAgo={1}>}Sales)

Why dont it work?

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hozeangus
New Contributor

Re: KPI comparison current year vs previous year

Thanks Phi, your solution worked, no idea why Jerry's didnt

Thanks a lot to both of you.

Cheers

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