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Each company handles reporting a little differently. Sometimes individual departments like finance might have strict reporting criteria for tax purposes, while a marketing team might operate on a different reporting schedule. More often than not, this requires several manual hours of cleaning the data before any analysis or presentation can be done with it. This is a huge time suck that should be easier to handle. Tools like Looker have built features in place to actually handle this issue. Looker has the ability to set a parameter for your whole data model on which day it considers to be the start of the week. You can use the parameter “week_start_day:” and this will set it universally for the whole data model. By default Looker sets the start of the week to Monday. Using this feature however, can alleviate many hours spent on adjusting reporting manually in Excel or Google Sheets. But you could run into the issue of not wanting to set the week start day for ALL your reporting and onl
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