Dataflow performance with field usage analysis

Some of you might have long running dataflows that you for many reasons want to have running faster. But how you approach this can be time-consuming. Siva Teja Ghattepally has provided a brilliant webinar giving techniques to optimize the dataflow performance. To aid this process Mohan Chinnappan‘s analytics plugin provides a great command that allows you ...

Field usage analysis

I cannot tell you how excited I am to be writing this blog and I think you will find this immensely helpful especially if you have had Tableau CRM (formerly Einstein Analytics) for a while. I find many users end up creating a lot of dataflows and bringing in a lot of fields because they ...

Smart ETL with Data Prep: Detect Sentiment in Three Steps

The next-generation data platform is now generally available in Winter ‘21, and that means you get to embed sentiment analysis directly within your Data Prep Recipes! What is Sentiment Analysis in Data Prep? Data Prep introduces a new data transformation step, “Detect Sentiment”, that uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning to extract sentiments ...

Uploading datasets via CLI

A while back I wrote a blog on how to export datasets from Tableau CRM (Einstein Analytics) using Salesforce CLI and a plugin from Mohan Chinnappan. It seems Mohan’s plugin was well received and he has since expanded on it to upload csv files to Tableau CRM. This is powerful if you want to update ...

Accessing your Google Analytics data

I run a blog, which since you found this particular blog you, of course, know that, and like many others that run blogs or websites, I too have added a Google Analytics script to my blog. To be honest I’ve never really looked at the Google Analytics data since counting hits and other metrics hasn’t ...