Colors, labels, values – oh my!

You might have heard of ‘XMD’ working with Einstein Analytics. But do you know what it is? First of all, XMD stands for ‘Extended Metadata’ and it a set of instructions that defines how a user visually see your dataset. Meaning once you apply these instructions every lens or dashboard leveraging this dataset will see ...

Summer, Blue Skies & New Einstein Analytics Features

04. June 2018 Summer 18 5
Summer always has a lot of wonderful activities and when we look at the Salesforce world this includes the Summer 18 release. Some were lucky to get access to the Summer 18 features this past weekend while others may have to be patient for a little while longer. Regardless I thought I would as usual sum ...

Fundamentals of Communication

Last weekend was a bank holiday in the UK and for once the weather was actually decent. So I decided to have a relaxing day in the park with a couple of books; one of them explaining how to do storytelling with data. On the very first page, it says “Nobody sets out to make ...

8 Tips to Increase Dashboard Performance

When building dashboard we tend to talk about data, metrics, and design, which I will say is key! But I am not afraid to admit that I have a couple of time started building dashboards and realized that when it came to testing out the dashboard with real data, well, it needed a few adjustments to ...

DreamOlé with a flavor of Einstein Analytics

DreamOlé… Sun, Spanish omelet, sangria, and Salesforce… What’s not to like about this amazing community event? And on top of that, I get to put a flavor of Einstein Analytics on this event with my session ‘Einstein Analytics, Art of the Possible’! At 15.45 in Montjuïc I have my session where I will try to inspire ...

My most used computeExpression

One thing I cannot control in the Einstein Analytics UI is the sorting of the values. It’s either alphabetically or descending/ascending values, which do make sense. Now, most of the times that’s all good, just not when you are dealing with values that happen in a certain order. As an example, I can mention opportunity ...