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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

Creating/editing cards

At first glance, the Analyzer toolbar looks overwhelming, but it is quite simple to create cards. Let's start by creating some cards to fill in our Sales dashboard.

Creating a monthly sales trend card

Let's create the proverbial Up and To the Right trend view card that sales teams want to see.

To create the card, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the DASHBOARDS item in the main menu.
  2. Click on Sales in the Dashboards panel.
  3. Click on + in the main menu, and select Card in the ADD TO DOMO section.
  4. Click on SELECT under Visualization.
  5. Click on SELECT under Existing Data, click on Opportunity CH4, and click on CHOOSE DATASET.
  6. In Analyzer, Domo tries to guess at a relevant chart, but we are going to change the default properties starting with the name. Double-click on Opportunity CH4 in the chart preview area and enter Sales Trend.
  7. Click on the SERIES field of CurrencyIsoCode, and then click on REMOVE to remove the currency...