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Newbie To Microstrategy!!Help requested

Newbie To Microstrategy!!Help requested

Newbie To Microstrategy!!Help requested

(OP)
Hello All,

I'am new to MicroStrategy and got hold off one evaluation copy. I'am trying to do dept productivity report which i dunno how to accomplish in MS.

I have a table which contains details of employees assigned to each project, which may vary time to time, but a employee will be assigned to only one project at a time. How do i get department wise count of employees( employee's latest assignment and not old ones ) assigned to each project. I should get Depts as rows and projects on the column and count of employees in the body. One more thing I should be able to do the report for a given period because the management might look to see the productivity for a given month or as on date.


Many a thanks

NewbieMSTR

RE: Newbie To Microstrategy!!Help requested

1)  sign up for their online seminar called "Installing MicroStrategy 7 Evaluation Edition" at http://www.microstrategy.com

RE: Newbie To Microstrategy!!Help requested

(OP)
I have installed Microstrategy successfully and even created the projects and some basic reports. Iam looking at a specific report for which i need some assistance.

many a thanks

NewbieMSTR

RE: Newbie To Microstrategy!!Help requested

to find the latest employee assigment, you need to use the method described in the following thread:
Thread395-284278 you need an "ending on hand" employee status.  This means you need to model a time dimension into the employee table.  Something like assigment_date will do.  THen for a given period you create a simple filter with begin and end date.

RE: Newbie To Microstrategy!!Help requested

(OP)
nlim,

thanks for your answer. i do have assignment date but i basically use assignment no to find the employees latest assigned project. how will that "ending on hand" logic work here as given in the other thread. how do i get the count of employees on a specified project with that "ending on hand". how to accomplish that?

i'm terribly sorry. i'm new to this tool and if some one could help me i would really appreciate it.

million thanks in advance

NewbieMSTR

RE: Newbie To Microstrategy!!Help requested

(OP)
nlim,

can you give a more detailed steps on how to use 'Ending On Hand'. i could not understand the information given in that thread.

thanks a lot.

NewbieMSTR

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