Why You Need a Dates Table in Power BI and How to Create One

All but the most basic of Power BI data models should have a structured dates table. 

This is particularly true if you want to use the wealth of DAX "Time-Intelligence" function that are available. 

In this video I'll take you through examples of why you need a dates table and then explain how to set-up one up.

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Jason Davidson

Jason Davidson is the founder of EffectiveDashboards.com. He is a maintenance and reliability engineer who uses Power BI every day to create dashboards that help him and others make better decisions. In his spare time, he likes running and has recently got into photography. He also loves spending time hanging out and larking about with his two daughters.

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