Einstein Analytics: A robust approach for performing period over period analysis (using a single date picker)

Einstein Analytics dashboard pattern for dynamic Period over Period Analysis using a single date picker. Highlights: * Works with a single standard date widget * Works with absolute dates * Works with relative date bonus Allows switching between \"current period vs. prior period\" (example: Jan-Feb 2019 vs. Nov-Dec 2018) & \"current period vs same period prior year\" (example: Jan-Feb 2019 vs. Jan-Feb 2018)

But that’s not my preferred currency

As you may have figured out Einstein Analytics does not support multi-currency out of the box. If you are an organization that has enabled multi-currency in Salesforce then I am sure you are likely to want to see this in Einstein Analytics. As I said it’s not supported out of the box (at least not ...

Driving analytics adoption by delivering value

I think user adoption is a pretty universal concept in IT and working with Einstein Analytics is not any different. You can spend hours, weeks or months on building great dashboards so your end-users can get some insight, however, if they do not use those dashboards I would argue that it’s been a waste of ...

SAQL simply explained – Part 1

When we create dashboards in Einstein Analytics most of us rely on the UI. In the dashboard editor, we click “New Step” select our dataset, define the measure and a grouping whereafter we add it to the dashboard. In other words, with point and click, we can create a great dashboard that gives insight into the data. ...

A Hot Summer19 Release Right Off the Press

12. June 2019 Summer 19 1
June has approached in fact we are almost midway through June, which means it’s officially Summer. And since I have crossed the “pond” and gone to Austin Texas, I cannot help but think “Wow, this is hot” and so it the Einstein Analytics Summer19 release. Some production environments have already been updated this past weekend ...

A Combo-Chart Hack

Sometimes you have a really great idea for a chart. You know exactly what you want, you have the calculations ready only to realize that the specific chart in mind does not 100% support what you want to do. It’s a typical use case that pops up on a regular basis. A few weeks ago ...