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What is the difference between an analysis period and a reporting period?

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Tasha Kociszewski
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Summary

Learn the difference between an analysis period and a reporting period. 


Analysis period

The analysis period is set during analysis creation. This period corresponds to the date range you enter when importing data into MindBridge, which specifies the period of time that will be analyzed.

Once the data has been imported, the analysis period dates appear within each period is the analysis period. The start and end dates specify the first and last date of the period being analyzed, respectively.

This information impacts the Analysis Period Adjustment control point.

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Reporting period

The reporting period is set during engagement creation. This period refers to the entity's fiscal year, and should correspond to the fiscal start month, fiscal start day and reporting frequency values you enter when creating an engagement.

This information impacts the Reporting Period Adjustment control point.

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