One of the most important features in any business dashboard is the ability to present variances in a clear and easy-to-understand way that makes an impact. In this article, we explain the different types of variance reports and how to set them up in Microsoft Power BI.
Essentially, variance reports show the difference between the planned or past financial outcomes and the actual financial outcomes. No organization can expect to make informed decisions without having this insight and variance reports are all about providing it.
When you are working in Power BI, the default set-up lacks some of the features you need to create variance reports. However, Zebra BI has worked really hard to create Power BI custom visuals that help you tell the most convincing story. Variance reports are a big part of that and we will look at how to use Zebra BI to create them since many users still have issues creating them. Read more