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Category: Amazon QuickSight

Building an administrative console in Amazon QuickSight to analyze usage metrics

Given the scalability of Amazon QuickSight to hundreds and thousands of users, a common use case is to monitor QuickSight group and user activities, analyze the utilization of dashboards, and identify usage patterns of an individual user and dashboard. With timely access to interactive usage metrics, business intelligence (BI) administrators and data team leads can […]

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The following screenshot shows a sample dashboard in QuickSight.

How the Yahoo! JAPAN Smart Devices Team is improving voice user interfaces with Amazon QuickSight business intelligence

This is a guest blog post by Kazuhide Fujita, Product Manager at Yahoo! JAPAN. Yahoo! JAPAN is a large internet search and media company, with Yahoo! JAPAN’s web portal being the one of the most commonly used websites in Japan. Our smart devices team is responsible for building and improving Yahoo! JAPAN apps for voice […]

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How Edmunds GovTech unifies data and analytics data for municipalities with Amazon QuickSight

This is a guest post from an Amazon QuickSight customer, Edmunds GovTech Over the past 30 years, Edmunds GovTech has grown to provide enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to thousands of East Coast municipalities. We also serve cities and towns in 25 other states. In this blog, I’ll talk about how we used Amazon QuickSight […]

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Centrally tracking dashboard lineage, permissions, and more with Amazon QuickSight administrative dashboards

This post is co-written with Shawn Koupal, an Enterprise Analytics IT Architect at Best Western International, Inc. A common ask from Amazon QuickSight administrators is to understand the lineage of a given dashboard (what analysis is it built from, what datasets are used in the analysis, and what data sources do those datasets use). QuickSight […]

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The following screenshot shows a pie chart for Sum_profit grouped by Nation.

Accessing and visualizing data from multiple data sources with Amazon Athena and Amazon QuickSight

Amazon Athena now supports federated query, a feature that allows you to query data in sources other than Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). You can use federated queries in Athena to query the data in place or build pipelines that extract data from multiple data sources and store them in Amazon S3. With Athena […]

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New charts, formatting, and layout options in Amazon QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight is a fast, cloud-powered business intelligence (BI) service that makes it easy to create and deliver insights to everyone in your organization. In this post, we explore how authors of QuickSight dashboards can use some of the new chart types, layout options, and dashboard formatting controls to deliver dashboards that intuitively deliver insights […]

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Transform data and create dashboards simply using AWS Glue DataBrew and Amazon QuickSight

Before you can create visuals and dashboards that convey useful information, you need to transform and prepare the underlying data. The range and complexity of data transformation steps required depends on the visuals you would like in your dashboard. Often, the data transformation process is time-consuming and highly iterative, especially when you are working with […]

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Building an ad-to-order conversion engine with Amazon Kinesis, AWS Glue, and Amazon QuickSight

Businesses in ecommerce have the challenge of measuring their ad-to-order conversion ratio for ads or promotional campaigns displayed on a webpage. Tracking the number of users that clicked on a particular promotional ad and the number of users who actually added items to their cart or placed an order helps measure the ad’s effectiveness. Utilizing […]

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Amazon QuickSight: 2020 in review

As 2020 draws to a close, we’ve put together this post to walk you through all that’s changed in Amazon QuickSight this year. For your reading convenience, this post is broken up into the following sections: Embedded Analytics at scale Faster insights with Q & ML Business Intelligence (BI) with QuickSight Build Rich, Interactive Dashboards […]

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New in Amazon QuickSight – session capacity pricing for large scale deployments, embedding in public websites, and developer portal for embedded analytics

Amazon QuickSight Enterprise edition now offers a new, session capacity-based pricing model starting at $250/month, with annual commitment options that provide scalable pricing for embedded analytics and BI rollouts to 100s of 1000s of users. QuickSight now also supports embedding dashboards in apps, websites, and wikis without the need to provision and manage users (readers) […]

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