Year-To-Date & Month-To-Date Calculations Made Easy

As a consultant, I find that the majority of the projects I work on these days involve the need to compare data over a specific time frame. For instance, how have my sales compared year-to-date compared to last year’s year-to-date. While the functionality has always existed in m-Power to accomplish such a task, Calculations now … Continue reading Year-To-Date & Month-To-Date Calculations Made Easy

Implementing Parameter Calculations

Perhaps one of the most misunderstood features of m-Power is the Parameter Calculation. Parameter calculations allow an end-user to pass ad-hoc values directly to an application. Unlike record selections, these values do not limit the data-set returned. Instead, they are often used in secondary calculations or with conditional calculation logic. The intent of this posting … Continue reading Implementing Parameter Calculations