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Common Securitization Solutions uses QuickSight to create a business intelligence data engine

This is a guest post authored by Rishi Ranjan from Common Securitization Solutions. A joint venture of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Common Securitization Solutions (CSS) administers a portfolio of $6.4 trillion worth of mortgage-backed securities. They use huge quantities of data to facilitate investment decisions. In this post, CSS shares how Amazon QuickSight helped […]

Visualize Amazon QuickSight costs using AWS CUR and cost allocation tags

Amazon QuickSight is a business intelligence (BI) solution that any organization can leverage to share data and insights to anyone in the organization. As a serverless BI tool, it offers a comprehensive set of advanced analytics features, and one core benefit is that pricing is consumption based. That being said, Quicksight can be leveraged for different use cases and each variant might require a different method to track and report on the cost of running QuickSight. In this post, we explore how you can use AWS CUR and AWS tags to monitor how specific users are using QuickSight. We also discuss how these tags can help organizations implement cloud cost controls by providing the data needed to support custom chargeback reporting.

February 2024 Amazon QuickSight events

Amazon QuickSight powers data-driven organizations with unified business intelligence (BI) at hyperscale. With Amazon Q in QuickSight, business analysts and business users can use natural language to build, discover, and share meaningful insights in seconds, turning insights into impact faster. We host both in-person and virtual events across the globe to bring direct learning resources […]

Automate failed dataset ingestions using Amazon QuickSight

In this post, we show how to use AWS CloudFormation to deploy all the necessary resources to automate the retry of the ingestion of a failed dataset refresh. This can help speed up the time to have the data available to the users by either completing the refresh successfully or providing more information on the cause of the failure to the dataset owner. Additionally, QuickSight assets can be monitored using Amazon CloudWatch metrics. QuickSight developers and administrators can use these metrics to observe and respond to the availability and performance of their QuickSight ecosystem in near-real time.

NBME launches INSIGHTS℠ for their medical examination data using Amazon QuickSight

This is a guest post co-authored by Asem Akhtar from AWS and Vimal Sharma, Patricia Yi, Kevin McAllister and Jennifer Kearney from NBME (National Board of Medical Examiners). NBME (National Board of Medical Examiners) advances healthcare quality for the public by offering high-quality assessments and learning tools for doctors and other health professionals, such as […]

Prevsis safety and sustainability software solutions help customers make informed decisions with Amazon QuickSight

Prevsis aims at caring for workers’ safety, well-being, and corporate sustainability. It focuses on delivering a no-code occupational health and safety (HS) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) solution with a wide range of data pipelines for robust analytics harvesting with AI capabilities. Users in high-risk industries such as mining, energy, construction, and logistics can digitally manage all their safety and compliance needs through a one-stop interface. As one of the leading digital service providers in the HS/ESG field Latin America, we capitalize on decades of experience to help customers assess and monitor risk levels, enhance operational efficiency, and minimize disruptions across the workplace. In this post, we share how Prevsis used Amazon QuickSight to create more than 700 client dashboards.

New: February sessions of the Amazon QuickSight Learning series

The Amazon QuickSight Learning series is a free learning resource hosted by our QuickSight Community. We provide live weekly webinars to give users of all technical backgrounds and user identities an on-demand experience to learn from our Product Managers and Solution Architects. We host three sessions a week, offering multiple topics to our global group […]

Announcing QuickSight Arena: Explore Amazon QuickSight for free and showcase your dashboards

The Amazon QuickSight Community serves as a one-stop-shop where business intelligence (BI) authors and developers from across the globe can access learning content, ask and answer questions, stay up to date, network, and learn together about Amazon QuickSight. QuickSight powers data-driven organizations with unified BI at hyperscale. With QuickSight, all users can meet varying analytic needs from the same source of truth through modern interactive dashboards, paginated reports, embedded analytics, and natural language queries. In this post, we walk through the new QuickSight Arena—an embedded instance of QuickSight on the QuickSight Community—and explain its use cases and how to get started.

Meet the Top 10 QuickSight Experts of 2023 from the Amazon QuickSight Community!

We are thrilled to introduce the Top 10 QuickSight Experts on the Amazon QuickSight Community for 2023! This worldwide group of esteemed business intelligence (BI) experts has shared their incredible expertise in data visualization in order to propel others forward on their BI and generative BI learning journey. They dedicate their time to help others, […]

AWS recognized as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave: Augmented Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2023

AWS has been named a Strong Performer in the Forrester Wave’s 27-criterion evaluation of augmented business intelligence (BI) platforms providers for Q2 2023. Forrester evaluated 14 providers for their core BI features, ease of integration with machine learning, conversational UI, ease of use, and flexibility. Amazon QuickSight emerging as a Strong Performer validates for us […]