YTD Comparison with Compare Tables

20. November 2017 Einstein Analytics, How To 18
I love when my clients inspire me to write blogs. I mean they have real challenges and questions that other companies might very well also have, so why not write down the solutions for more people’s benefit. This time I was asked, “how do I compare year to date (YTD) with the same period last ...

Hack for Date Groupings in Static Steps

19. November 2017 Einstein Analytics, How To 11
In April I did a blog on how to use date fields in static steps showing how to create filters and groupings [read the blog post]. Though the blog is still relevant I had several people comment that it didn’t work. I did a little debugging and it turns out that Einstein Analytics is a ...

Results Binding in a Text Widget

Do you have dashboards that are not tied to a specific timeframe? Or is your imports to Einstein Analytics not done on a daily basis? How do your users know what time period they are looking at data from? Well, I have a way for you to easily portray this to your users using two ...

Einstein Analytics: Calculation without Code

03. October 2017 Einstein Analytics, How To 13
When you start with Einstein Analytics the first time is spent learning how lenses and dashboards work and how to explore your data further maybe even how to get your data sets into Einstein Analytics. But there are more to the tool than just pretty graphs that facet with each other. Soon you will get ...

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 ...