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## Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

Hi All,

I want to use a KPI widget to show Numbers of Incidents for the Max week, Then add an up down arrow or conditional limit to show how this changed from the week previously.

I have tried to add a master calendar and from posts ive read I think that I need use use (Max(Date) and (Max(Date)-1) but haven't had any luck.

Examples of the kind of expressions ive tried are below

//Count(Incident)

//Count( {\$<Year = {\$(#varMaxDate)}>} Incident )

//=Count({<Month={\$(=Max(Month)-1)}>} Incident )

//Count({<Month={\$(=Max(Month)-1)}>} Incident)

//Count({<MonthName={"\$(=Month(Max(Date)-1))"},Year={"\$(=(Year))"}>}Incident)

//Count({\$<MonthYear={\$(=Only(MonthYear)-1)}>}Incident)

//Count({<Month = {\$(MONTH =(MAX(Date))}>} Incident

//Count({<Year = {\$(MAX(Year))},Month = {'\$(=MONTH(MAX(Date)))'}>}Incident)

Any help would be much appreciated.

QVF attached

Thanks

Josh

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MVP

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

May be try this expression for Previous Period

If(GetSelectedCount(Week) > 0,

Count({<Start_Date = {"\$(='>=' & Date(WeekStart(Max(Start_Date), -1)) & '<=' & Date(WeekEnd(Max(Start_Date), -1)))"}, Week, Month>}Incident),

If(GetSelectedCount(Month) > 0,

Count({<Start_Date = {"\$(='>=' & Date(MonthStart(Max(Start_Date), -1)) & '<=' & Date(MonthEnd(Max(Start_Date), -1)))"}, Week, Month>}Incident)))

I am not sure if colors and directions or error are right or not. If the incidents went down from previous period the previous period number will be in green with down arrow?

I am sure you will be able to fix the colors.

HTH

Best,

Sunny

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MVP

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

There are multiple sheets in your application, which one are we checking out? What is the expected output?

New Contributor III

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

Hi Sunny,

Thanks for getting back to me.

The sheet in question is

The expected outcome is to have the 'Incidents' KPI widget display the most recent month or week and then use either conditional formatting to show a RAG status against the previous week/month OR use a the widgets subset to display the difference between the previous week/month with up/ down arrows.

Attached a screenshot and the Data as well if that helps

MVP

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

There are two dates in your Excel file, are you looking for incidents based of Max(Start_Date) and Max(Start_Date) - 1 or Close Date? and once again from the Excel sample you have shared what do you expect those counts to be?

New Contributor III

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

It would be Max(Start_Date) and Max(Start_Date) - 1. In week 35 there were' 2' incidents and in week 34 '0' so i expect the KPI widget to show '2' and the subset to display '+2' in red to show there there were 2 more incidents than the previous week.

A similar view for month.

Is there a way I can show -1 period. So that if I filter on a week it will show the difference from the previous week and if I filter on a month it would show the previous month?

Josh

New Contributor III

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

Hi Sunny.

I wondered if you had anymore thoughts on this? Is there somthing missing that I havent provided?

Josh

MVP

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

Hey Josh -

Totally skipped my mind, will get back to this today for sure

New Contributor III

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

Thanks Sunny! It would be good to hear on this. Josh

MVP

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

May be try these two expressions:

1) This week

Count({<Start_Date = {"\$(='>=' & Date(WeekStart(Max(Start_Date))) & '<=' & Date(Max(Start_Date)))"}>}Incident)

2) Last Week

Count({<Start_Date = {"\$(='>=' & Date(WeekStart(Max(Start_Date), -1)) & '<=' & Date(WeekEnd(Max(Start_Date), -1)))"}>}Incident)

New Contributor III

## Re: Measuring difference between Max week and previous in a KPI Widget

Hi Sunny.

Thanks for your help so far.

Unfortunately I dont think the above expressions solve my need.

I think I should clarify a bit more of what I need as I dont think I was specific enough. Overall the business need is that incidents for a selected period should be instantly visible and view of how this compares to the previous period should be present.

When a period is selected such as week or month I want my main KPI body to display the count of incidents. e.g. This can be achieved using the simple expression " Count (Incident) "

For instance on Week 35 there were two incidents, so my KPI widget will display "2"

(Equally for the Month of August there were "7" incidents so my KPI widget will represent this)

In the subset of my KPI widget I want to show the previous weeks or months view and the difference between current vs previous periods.

For example in Week 34 there were three incidents so whilst my core KPI widget will show "2" my subset should show "-1"

(Equally for the Month of July there were only "5" incidents so when August is filtered my KPI subset should show "-2")

If the number is negative I want this to be represented as Green and there are less incidents than the previous period, if it is positive this number should be red as there are now more incidents than the previous period.

I need my widgets to be responsive based on the time-frame selected and to show data for the selected period in the main body of the KPI and the change based on the previous period in the subset.

I hope this clarifies things.

Hope you can help

Josh