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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

Setting alerts on a card

Referring to our Alert Strategy, one of the alerts needed is for when a customer's trailing 12-month sales fall below 50% for the prior 12 months. That way, the system watches and alerts us when a customer's sales dramatically drop.

Important Note

When creating alerts, it is good to create a card specifically supporting each alert. This allows the summary number to be tailored with beast modes for the alert condition. It also reduces the chances that someone may change the card summary number and inadvertently disable the alert.

The following are the steps to set this alert:

  1. On the Sales dashboard, click on the Change In Sales by Account card gear dropdown and select Save as.
  2. Enter Alert – Change in Sales by Account as the card title, check the Take me to the new card when I'm done option if it isn't already, then click SAVE in the Save as dialog.
  3. Click the Analyzer icon, click and drag the Sales % Change...