Start and stop dataflows on command

When working with dataflows I think most of us simply schedule or manually run them to get new and fresh data (given the data sync has been updated). But guess what you can trigger the dataflow using APIs – so let’s see how we can do that with Salesforce CLI and Mohan’s plugin. If you ...

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 ...

Tables with action buttons

Users love tables on their dashboards, it’s a great way to see details after you have filtered through your data. What is even better you can make any row actionable pulling up the action menu allowing you to open records or perform Salesforce global actions. In Winter ’21 there is an addition to how actions ...