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 How is the % to Target on Descending Measure Calculated
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 posted May 27, 2010 05:45 PM
I need to understand how the % to target is calculated. I have a measure where desc. is better. It is set to calc % reached on a basis value of 100.00. The acutal is 10, the target was 75 and the % to target is 360.3%.

Other posts have indicated this is [Target -(Actual - Target)] / Target
but this doesn't work.

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 posted May 28, 2010 11:23 AM Hide Post
Hi MDCOLERIDGE,

The answer depends on the various measure settings that you have setup along with the PMF release. I'll answer this under the assumption that you are at least on PMF 521 and are using an Additive Aggregation Method with Descending.

If you configure the measure using BASIS as you state, then the following calculation is used.

PCT_REACHED
= ((TARGET_PCT_RCHD_BASIS - VAL_ACTUAL) / (TARGET_PCT_RCHD_BASIS - VAL_TARGET)) * 100
= ((100 – 10) / (100 – 75)) * 100
= %360

This measure has far surpassed the expected target for the period.

If perhaps you decided to use the standard descending measure setup it would be calculated in the following manner.

DELTA_TARGET = VAL_ACTUAL - VAL_TARGET
= 10 – 75
= -65

PCT_REACHED
= 100.0 - ((DELTA_TARGET / ABS(VAL_TARGET))*100.0)
= 100 – ((-65 / 75) * 100)
= 100 – (- 86.66)
= %186

Here this measure has also far surpassed the expected target for the period.

I hope this helps point you in the correct direction.

Cheers,
Mike

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