Snowflake & Einstein Analytics

Fellow Trailblazers, In this blog, I am focusing on one of the key areas ‘Data Acquisition’ on Einstein Analytics. For the demo purpose, I have decided to use our OOTB EA ‘Snowflake Connector’ & highlighting another great feature ‘Direct Data – Live Queries’ which was showcased in our last Dreamforce19 with Snowflake and is currently running in Beta in Spring …

Einstein Analytics ELT Orchestration in Node-Red

Fellow Trailblazers, In this blog, I am focusing on how we can build “EA ELT Jobs” orchestration (dataflows & data jobs) via EA APIs. Additionally, my focus is to leverage more declarative side to execute my use case. Feel free to try this out and let me know your feedback. Background : Making the right decisions based on perfect insights …

Debugging Einstein Analytics

Fellow Trailblazers, In this article, I am going to touch upon some of the governance side of EA implementation highlighting a few out of the box EA debugging techniques which are relevant for any EA implementation across any scale or size. Indeed building on Einstein platform is fun because as an EA SME you have the power to build user-intuitive …

AWS S3 & Einstein Analytics

Fellow Trailblazers, In this blog, I am focusing on one of the key area “Data Acquisition” on Einstein Analytics. For the demo purpose, I have decided to use EA AWS S3 file-based data connector to bring data from AWS S3 application into Einstein Analytics. Like always I am emphasizing on ‘Point-and-Click’ declarative actions or capability from the platform to perform …

SAP HANA & Einstein Analytics

Fellow Trailblazers, In this blog, I am focusing on one of the key area “Data Acquisition” on Einstein Analytics via external connectors. For the demo purpose, I have decided to use one of the newest release ‘SAP HANA’ connector in conjunction with Einstein Analytics. Also, my focus is ‘Point-and-Click’ actions NOT writing a single line of CODE how you can …

Einstein Analytics Multicurrency

Fellow Trailblazers, In this blog, I am focusing on one of the key topic ‘Multi-Currency’ handling in Einstein Analytics Cloud. This is one of the areas, which is still evolving in the product and have some gaps. At present Einstein Analytics does not support multiple currency. It only extracts the organisation default currency from ‘Analytics Integration User’ profile and does …

Winter 19 Salesforce Einstein Analytics Release

The winter ’19 Einstein Analytics release delivers more functionalities on the EA Platform. I would highly recommend to check out the release notes for greater depth in the coming days.  In this article, I would try to highlight some of the key updates and upgrades on the platform from this release. Indeed my sincere thanks to the product team for …

Microsoft Dynamics CRM & Salesforce Analytics Cloud

In this blog, I am currently focusing on data acquisition by Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM in conjunction with Einstein Analytics. I wanted to highlight some touch points on building a campaign performance dashboard by aggregating Microsoft & Salesforce marketing data for this use case. Why Data Acquisition? Data Acquisition is one of the core factors to deliver successful Einstein Analytics …

Microsoft Azure Cloud & Einstein Analytics

In this blog, I am focusing on data acquisition via Microsoft Azure SQL database in conjunction with Einstein Analytics replication connector. Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational database as a service (DBaaS) offering from Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers under the Azure Cloud offerings. Like always, I …

Salesforce Integration Cloud & Analytics Cloud

In this blog, I am evaluating ‘Mulesoft’ Integration capabilities for Einstein Analytics. I am using Mulesoft as a Middleware (ETL) for executing dataset operations such as creating EA Datasets. Then in the next step in executing further data operations such as Overwrite/Append/UPSERT in a simple batch job by using theirs out of the box supplied connector for Salesforce Analytics. Background: …