O'Reilly logo

Discovering Business Intelligence Using MicroStrategy 9 by Samundar Singh Rathore, Nelson Enriquez

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Analyze data

Besides the grid and graphical objects, a key component of the MicroStrategy platform is the ability to analyze and drill the information in order to resolve business issues, detect trends, opportunities or risks, as well as to define different views of data for different audiences. In this section, we will learn about these capabilities and use them.

Advanced metrics and attributes

MicroStrategy has the capability to add your own metrics (columns used for calculations, cost, revenue, and so on) or attributes (columns that organize and group metrics) besides the data loaded in the model. For advanced analysis, attributes and metrics can leverage mathematical and financial formulas; for example, it is possible to calculate average, standard ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required