• Automating FDA adverse event reporting

    October 23, 2017 | Author Girish Reddy

    Medical Device manufacturers in the US need to comply with reporting requirements outlined by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and submit adverse events electronically to the FDA for review. Failure to do comply could lead to financial penalties or even criminal sentences. An adverse event can refer to… [Read More.]

  • Early warning indicator for sales

    October 18, 2017 | Author Girish Reddy

    This is one dashboard we are all familiar with. The minute an indicator lights up in our car’s dashboard we know there’s something that needs attention. In fact most of us rely on these indicators so much that any maintenance action is initiated based only on its feedback. As a… [Read More.]

  • Case Study: Legal. Supplementing Human Judgement with Machine Learning

    October 13, 2017 | Author Prabhu Palanisamy

    In the first post of this three-part series, I examined how machine learning (ML) can supplement the data analysis capabilities of humans by leveraging a computer’s ability to rapidly analyze, sort and curate massive amounts of data. As a real-world example of this hybrid human/machine model, I used the advertising… [Read More.]

  • Your data is telling a story – are you listening?

    October 9, 2017 | Author Girish Reddy

    Though data in Salesforce is mostly structured it can be subject to inconsistencies. These inconsistencies arise due to various reasons - behaviour of users, integrations from other systems, data migration from older CRM’s, organizational changes such as mergers and acquisitions, etc. With time Salesforce orgs accumulate a ton of data… [Read More.]

  • Using Informatica for Complex Data Integrations into Salesforce Einstein Analytics

    October 9, 2017 | Author Robert Anderson

    Salesforce Einstein Analytics is a great tool for end users to gain insights on business performance. However, critical business data doesn’t always live 100% within Salesforce. For example, manually maintained sales goals, commission plans, and revenue are external datasets that are often needed to get the full picture on business… [Read More.]

  • Case Study: Advertising. Supplementing Human Judgement with Machine Learning

    October 6, 2017 | Author Prabhu Palanisamy

    There’s a great deal of interest in the business world in adding machine learning (ML) capabilities to data analysis applications so computers can leverage the terabytes of data companies generate on a daily basis to improve their products, services and/or internal processes. Some futurists have speculated that the combination of… [Read More.]

  • Where Classic Reports and Dashboards Fall Short

    September 29, 2017 | Author Nicolai Johnson

    One of the questions we get asked most often is why should I invest in Einstein Analytics? Everyone has built standard reports and dashboards, and they wonder what Einstein Analytics can do that classic Reports and Dashboards can’t. Since Einstein Analytics requires separate licenses, customers need to know they will… [Read More.]

  • Einstein Analytics – Sankey Chart Review

    September 24, 2017 | Author Andrew Shelton

    For those that work with Einstein Analytics and historic pipeline data, the upcoming Sankey chart is an exciting addition to the chart types suite. The purpose of the Sankey chart is to visualize how values flow from one dimension to another where the width of the flow line is proportional… [Read More.]

  • Einstein Analytics Tips – Hiding columns in Tables Dynamically

    August 17, 2017 | Author Joshua Cappel

    If you have ever needed to create a table in Einstein, you’ll know that there are times that you have to do a calculation but only want to see a result. You’ll be pleased to know that we can statically hide those columns. On the other hand, you may have… [Read More.]

  • Turning Shapes into Maps (Geo JSON) in Einstein Analytics

    August 14, 2017 | Author Nicolai Johnson

    You are an Einstein Analytics Trailblazer! You love using map visualizations, and have numerous dashboards that show various analytics at the state and country level. You even created a custom map that displays local zip codes (learn how with this Trailhead: Link). You’re happy with these great visualizations, but want… [Read More.]