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Data Democratization with Domo

By : Jeff Burtenshaw
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Data Democratization with Domo

By: Jeff Burtenshaw

Overview of this book

Domo is a power-packed business intelligence (BI) platform that empowers organizations to track, analyze, and activate data in record time at cloud scale and performance. Data Democratization with Domo begins with an overview of the Domo ecosystem. You’ll learn how to get data into the cloud with Domo data connectors and Workbench; profile datasets; use Magic ETL to transform data; work with in-memory data sculpting tools (Data Views and Beast Modes); create, edit, and link card visualizations; and create card drill paths using Domo Analyzer. Next, you’ll discover options to distribute content with real-time updates using Domo Embed and digital wallboards. As you advance, you’ll understand how to use alerts and webhooks to drive automated actions. You’ll also build and deploy a custom app to the Domo Appstore and find out how to code Python apps, use Jupyter Notebooks, and insert R custom models. Furthermore, you’ll learn how to use Auto ML to automatically evaluate dozens of models for the best fit using SageMaker and produce a predictive model as well as use Python and the Domo Command Line Interface tool to extend Domo. Finally, you’ll learn how to govern and secure the entire Domo platform. By the end of this book, you’ll have gained the skills you need to become a successful Domo master.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)
Section 1: Data Pipelines
Section 2: Presenting the Message
Section 3: Communicating to Win
Section 4: Extending
Section 5: Governing

Deciding on a story to tell

In the previous section, we learned how to apply a business model to determine the relevant framework area(s) to cover. In this section, we will dive deeper into narrowing our focus down from a framework area of interest by creating a story statement. A story statement is a single sentence that encapsulates the story to be told and the context in which it is to be told. A story statement is created by making choices under the following story categories: Narrator Voice, Presentation Method, Audience, Framework Area, Action, and Results. The following screenshot shows a story statement guide with category options that will help you create a basic story statement to guide your story creation:

Figure 10.2 – Story statement guide

Typically, you are the story narrator, and the challenge is to craft a storyline so that it resonates with the audience. Another important consideration is the method of presentation—in-person live...