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Learning Objectives

After completing this unit, you’ll be able to:

  • Describe how Einstein Analytics Explorer helps you explore data.
  • Describe key features of the Report Builder in Lightning Experience.
  • Explain how to build your own recipes with Data Manager Recipe Permissions.

Einstein Analytics Explorer

Analytics consumers and producers can query their data faster and easier than ever with the new enhanced explorer experience. The new chart building UI helps build your charts with granular level control on different visual properties, while the new history and property navigation view make it simple to navigate your data exploration journey.

The opportunity account dashboard in Einstein Analytics with multiple dashboard components showing Sum of Account

Learn more about Einstein Analytics Explorer.

Report Builder in Lightning Experience

The new report builder in Lightning Experience is now available and was designed with the business user in mind. Using the new report builder in Lightning Experience, business users can create simple reports in minutes, adding filters, charts, summarizing data, and more.

The Reports tab in Salesforce showing the new Lightning Report Builder with an opportunities report including a chart

Learn more about the Report Builder in Lightning Experience.

Einstein Discovery Dataset Creation in Data Manager

Build Einstein Discovery datasets directly from your favorite dataflows. Create Einstein Discovery datasets faster and easier, using an Einstein Analytics dataflow. These dataflows can gather data from Salesforce objects, replicated objects, or existing Einstein Analytics datasets.

Einstein Discovery dataset creation in Data Manager

Learn more about Einstein Discovery Dataset Creation in Data Manager.

Data Manager Recipe Permissions

Until now, you needed the Edit Analytics Dataflows permission to work with recipes, and that’s not a permission that you want to give out readily. With the new recipe permissions, users can create and edit recipes without having access to things that you don’t want them to touch, like dataflows and replication.

A sample recipe in Einstein Analytics

Learn more about Data Manager Recipe Permissions.

Charts and Visualization

Visualize your data in more ways than ever before! Customize your charts with custom tooltips, chart markets, chart colors, and new animations. And also, don’t forget to check out brand-new graphs like the Time Bar and Combo charts.

The new Time Bar in Einstein Analytics

Learn more about Charts and Visualization.