Connecting Google Data Studio to a Database? Avoid These 3 Serious Challenges

James Standen Analytics, Google Data Studio

Data Studio makes great looking reports and dashboards, and at a price point of free for everyone, Google is obviously making it easy to afford.  But many organisations find a number of key challenges and “connection does not exist” errors when connecting Google Data Studio to a database… 3 serious problems when connecting Google Data Studio to a database Even …

Version 3 Private Beta Expanded

Ameet Wadhwani Analytics, Analytics Canvas Tool, Automation, Google Data Studio

Progress! Round one of the latest Analytics Canvas beta came to a close last week. Testers kicked around the new Data Studio connector and helped us to get it into really good shape. Round 2 is MUCH bigger, featuring: ✓ Analytics Canvas Cloud Automation ✓ Google Search Console ✓ Google Data Studio ✓ Cloud File I/O Analytics Canvas Cloud Automation …

Unload Data from Amazon Redshift

Olga Tsubiks Analytics

In Amazon-speak, you don’t export data, you unload it, and today we are excited to announce that you can now unload data from Amazon Redshift directly to Analytics Canvas! Unload data from Amazon Redshift Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed data warehouse that makes it cost-effective to analyze data using SQL. It allows you to run queries against petabytes …

How to report on multiple Google Analytics accounts and currencies

Olga Tsubiks Analytics

Dealing with multiple Google Analytics accounts and currencies is something international ecommerce companies have to deal with on a daily basis. With some organizations tied to an official currency exchange rate constantly varying and different than those set in Google Analytics 360, working with multiple Google Analytics accounts, currencies, and maintaining dashboards, can be a challenge. One of our customers, …

How to create an In-Page Analytics Report using Google Analytics API and Tableau

Olga Tsubiks Analytics, Google Analytics API, Tableau Leave a Comment

The In-Page Analytics Report provides a valuable visual representation of the performance of a particular web page. It is very handy for making a quick visual assessment of how users are interacting with the page. And it is a crucial report for web page optimization and testing. Do you want to include In-Page Analytics into your Tableau reports? We are …

TWB vs TWBX in Tableau

Olga Tsubiks Analytics, Analytics Canvas Tool, Tableau Leave a Comment

Tableau Workbook File (TWB) is an XML document. It contains the information about your sheets, dashboards and stories. The TWB file references a data source file such as Excel or TDE, and when you save the TWB file, it is linked to the source. The most important thing to remember about TWB files is that they don’t contain any data …