The progress of a file could potentially be visualized with a Gantt chart.
(see sheet "gantt" of the attached in the Forum Thread).
Your [Data Date] method is working well.
It is similar to other Cross Join methods:
If your data comes to you as separate columns with ReceivedDate, ApprovedDate, etc.,
you could use DateDiff to calculate the durations.
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Thanks to both of you! I will be incorporating both into my workbook.