CATEGORY: salesforce

  • 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.]

  • Visualization Best Practices for Einstein Analytics

    June 23, 2017 | Author Akshay Ahuja

      3 Simple tricks to make your Einstein Analytics Visualizations more meaningful.   The old adage "a picture is worth more than a thousand words" is true but if the right visual representation is not used, it becomes misleading and difficult to interpret. The following use cases explain some misrepresentation scenarios… [Read More.]

  • Salesforce Analytics – Summer ’17 Release review

    May 22, 2017 | Author Ruben Barron

    Salesforce Wave continues to evolve as a product and has just released a new set of features as part of its Summer '17 release that will immediately benefit customers and partners with their analytics initiatives and business user cases. This article highlights some of the new features included in the… [Read More.]

  • Man vs Machine Forecasting Duel

    April 5, 2017 | Author Girish Reddy

    Sales forecasting is a common yet critical task performed by all sales organizations.  Though the process of forecasting tends to be complex it is straightforward to determine its accuracy.  One simply has to wait until the end of a forecasting period (e.g. end of quarter) and then compare forecasts with… [Read More.]

  • Customers who bought this item also bought – Salesforce Analytics

    April 3, 2017 | Author Andrew Shelton

    When analyzing consumer data, we instinctively segment customers and accounts using their purchase history. Historic sales data allows us to easily find customers that have purchased Product A and label them as Product A owners. The challenge has been handling instances where customers purchase Products A and B. If the… [Read More.]

  • Why Sales Ops Will Drive AI in Enterprises

    December 15, 2016 | Author Prabhu Palanisamy

    You already know how much of an impact a sales leader and his operations team can have on a business’s results. But perhaps it’s less obvious the impact these critical players can have on driving artificial intelligence (AI) development -- which will no doubt become an important factor for getting… [Read More.]

  • Supercharge Your Wave Investment (Part 2)

    November 4, 2016 | Author Prabhu Palanisamy

    Treat Wave as a Playbook for Winning In Part 1 of this blog series, I suggested you think of data as food to get more return from your Wave investment. In Part 2, I want you to think of your users as sports players and Wave as your playbook for… [Read More.]

  • On the Trail at Dreamforce – Data Science Goes Mainstream

    October 6, 2016 | Author Charles Landry

    It’s Dreamforce week, which is always a great time to connect with customers, meet new prospects and hear what’s on their minds. This week everyone is talking about how to become a data driven enterprise. Every company knows that data is a competitive advantage for their organization, but how they… [Read More.]

  • Winter ’17 – Salesforce Analytics – Bindings

    September 30, 2016 | Author Prabhu Palanisamy

    Salesforce Analytics uses the concept of Bindings to interact with steps in the dashboard. Winter 17 Release is coming up with significant changes to usage of Bindings. Quick Primer on Classic Designer. A lens in Wave dashboard comprises of a step and widget. Step - Step has the details of… [Read More.]