All About Stories

Einstein Discovery and its stories are a powerful part of Tableau CRM allowing users to create point-and-click predictions. On this page, you will find a collection of blogs to help you understand what Einstein Discovery can do and how you can create predictions in your organization. If you want more make sure to check out this collection on assets.

Define your use case

“Every great ML project starts with a great use case. ” Establish and clearly define the business goal. What business process do you want to improve? Who are the users and what will they do? Define what KPI will measure the goal. Envision what the AI-augmented workflows will look like.


Staying focused – Using a methodology to organize your thoughts and project activities

Understand how the steps in an Einstein Discovery project and how to create a good use case.

Use Case

Estimate Propensity to Buy with Einstein Discovery to improve sales excellence

A use-case where we are using Einstein Discovery to find the best product fit to a customer.

Use Case

Intelligent Pipeline Management with Einstein Discovery

A walk-through of how to use Einstein Discovery for opportunity scoring and make your sales pipeline more intelligent.

Use Case

Accelerating Prescriptive Analytics Using Einstein Discovery Templates

A practical use case leveraging story templates to get any Salesforce admin started with Einstein Discovery and predictive analytics.

Gather and Prepare data

Find data sources. Establish a means of labeling, cleaning, joining, and aggregating the data through Salesforce or other tools.

Use Case

Preparing Your Data For Einstein Discovery

A practical example of how to model your data for an Einstein Discovery story of “Minimize Time to Close”.

Discover, Analyze & Strategize on your Insights

Discover correlations and drivers in your data. Analyze it for insights. Create segmentations. Understand the conditions that create the greatest value. Strategize how these findings can be implemented into new experiences for your org.


What kind of questions can Einstein Analytics Stories answer?

Understand what Einstein Discovery stories are including the benefits and possibilities.


What are Einstein Analytics Stories and when would you use them?

Understand how to formulate your business questions for predictive purposes.

Create Predictive Models

Create an instantiation of a model – to generate predictions for future events. Tune it until you are satisfied with its performance. Ensure you’re meeting your evaluation criteria. Dark launch the model in your org. Measure the difference between the predicted and actual values. Find and remove data leakage.

Model Theory

Tree-Based Learning Algorithms in Einstein Discovery

Understand how the tree-based models work in Einstein Discovery and how you can apply them to your stories.

Model Theory

Einstein Discovery: How good is my model really?

Understand how to evaluate if your predictive model is good.

Model Theory

The Delicacy of Accuracy: A Deep Dive on Classification Performance

Taking a closer look at binary (true/false) model metrics.

Model Theory

Take your Einstein Discovery model from Good to Great

Understand how what options you have to improve your model.

Deploy Models & Create AI-enhanced Workflows

Partner with your users to develop the interfaces and workflows that enhance their productivity – for both IC’s and management. Prototype the designs and implementation.


Create Intelligent Applications with the ‘Predict’ node in Recipes

Understand how to apply your story model outputs to any dataset created from recipes.


The complete guide to Einstein Discovery model deployments

A complete overview of all options to deploy your model including pros and cons..

Use Case

Einstein Discovery in Automated Business Processes: Validation Rules

A walkthrough of how you can use your model in a validation rule to stop discounts when opportunity likelihood to win is high.

Einstein Discovery in Tableau

Deploy models specifically for integration in Tableau. Native integration to the world’s leading analytics platform, consume model outcomes in different ways.

Use Case

Einstein Discovery in Tableau – Try it for Yourself

A step-by-step walkthrough of how to deploy your stories to Tableau.

Manage your Implementations

Following up on your models after they have been deployed.


Managing Einstein Discovery Models in the Wild

Detecting drift and maintaining your model performance after deployment.


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