The adoption of cloud-native business intelligence (BI) tools, such as Amazon QuickSight, enables organizations to gather insights from data at scale. This book is a practical guide to performing simple-to-advanced tasks with Amazon QuickSight.
You'll begin by learning QuickSight's fundamental concepts and how to configure data sources. Next, you'll be introduced to the main analysis-building functionality of QuickSight to develop visuals and dashboards. The book will also demonstrate how to develop and share interactive dashboards with parameters and onscreen controls. Advanced filtering options with URL actions will then be covered, before learning how to set up alerts and scheduled reports. Later, you'll explore the insight visual type in QuickSight using both existing insights and by building custom insights. Further chapters will show you how to add machine learning insights such as forecasting capabilities, analyzing time series data, adding narratives, and outlier detection to your dashboards. You'll also explore patterns to automate operations and look closer into the API actions that allow us to control settings. Finally, you'll learn about advanced topics such as embedded dashboards and multitenancy.
By the end of this book, you'll be well versed in QuickSight's BI and analytics functionalities that will help you create BI apps with ML capabilities.