How to make your Gauge chart dynamic

I don’t know how many customers and consultants that have asked: “can I get a dynamic target in my gauge chart?”. I even got the question asked today. My reply is always: “Sorry, this is not possible with standard Salesforce reports and dashboards”. But today I also thought: “I wonder if Wave could support this requirement?”, ...

Empower Communities with Wave

If you are using Salesforce Communities as well as Wave you can design great dashboards and embed them in your community. This is a great way for you to give extra insight into cases, orders or other data from external sources that are relevant for your community user. Here’s an overview of how to get ...

Define the order of your results

As you may know, Wave sorts your step/lens results automatically. By default results are sorted alphabetically or small to large if the grouping contains numeric values. And you have probably already found your way to the gear icon when creating your steps or lenses. Here you can order your results ascending or descending, a simple way ...

Wave Shortcuts

Over time building dashboards in Wave I’ve found a few neat (and maybe a little hidden) shortcuts. Personally, these are helping me and making things a little easier every time I build dashboards. Search in Dashboard JSON If you have worked with the dashboard JSON then you already know the first shortcut “Command+E” or “Control+E”. ...

Using date fields in static steps

Earlier I wrote a post about static steps and how they can give the dashboard viewer additional power in exploring data [read the post here]. I showed how to use static steps as a measure, grouping, filter, order and limit. However, all my examples used dimensions or of course measure, they did not use a ...

Connecting Dataset in Wave

If you like me have been building dashboard in Wave for awhile, then you probably would agree that best practice is limiting the usage of multiple datasets. One of the main reasons for this is that the natural faceting that makes widgets interact with each other will stop working. Traditionally you would have to add ...

Engagement program for events: community building

15. March 2017 How To, Pardot, Template 0
When you have an event in the calendar you need to draw attention to the event with the goal of driving attendance. One obvious approach is to look at your existing database of contacts and invite relevant people. Instead of sending a single email you can use the engagement studio. Here’s a sample of how ...

Working with Wave Recipes

I’ve had the pleasure of working on a Wave project that started up after the Salesforce Spring17 release. Knowing that there were some great enhancements [see about them here], I thought this was the perfect opportunity to try some of them out. One that I ended up exploring and using quite a lot was the recipes ...

Top 4 quick JSON tricks for Wave

If you are new to Salesforce Wave or even if you have been using Wave for a while but never dared to look at what happens behind the dashboard, here are my top quick tricks to make some helpful changes in Wave. Firstly, for every lens there is a underlying JSON code that defines the logic ...