2019

What's New in Zoho Analytics

May 28, 2020

 Fill Chart with Pattern


Now you can apply attractive patterns over your chart to enhance the visual appeal of your chart.  

You will find a set of prebuilt, pattern-based palettes. You can also create your own pattern palette to apply in your chart. This feature is of immense benefit for users with difficulty in identifying colors.

Click here to learn more about the Pattern Palette

Import Data from Cloud Databases into a table


You can now import data from Cloud Databases into an existing table. 

Click here to import from Cloud Database.

May 28, 2020

 Option to Disable Dynamic Drill Down

An option to enable/disable Dynamic Drill Down in a chart is now available on the Chart Settings page. 

By default, the Dynamic Drill Down option will be enabled for the charts you create in Zoho Analytics. You can now choose to disable it if needed, from the Settings page. 

Click here to learn more.

Workspace & Explorer Enhancements

Converting a sub-folder to a parent folder is now possible. You can now convert a sub-folder to a parent folder with just a single click.

Another handy feature that's now available -- you can now easily favorite your reports and dashboards when you are viewing them, by clicking the new favorite icon placed right next to the name of the report/dashboard.

Click here to learn more.

User Filter Enhancement

For ease of accessibility, we have enhanced the already existing behavior of cascading User Filters. The option "List only relevant values" is now divided into "List only relevant values" and "List Relevant Values, with "Show All" option". 

  • List only relevant values: This option is used to set up cascading User Filters i.e., if you want the second (or subsequent) User Filter's value to be dependent on the value that you have chosen in the preceding User Filter(s). 
  • List only relevant values, with 'Show All' option: This option is similar to List only relevant values, with a Show All link. Clicking Show All will list all the values in the dropdown for filtering.

Click here to learn more.

May 13, 2020

 Publish Within Organization Enhancement  


So far you can publish views to entire web users or users within your Zoho Analytics Organization. Now you can also publish reports and dashboard to users in your Zoho Organization.

Click here to know how to publish within Organization

Column Level Publishing


So far restricting selective columns is available only while sharing. Now you can publish selected columns from your table. This enables you to control what data your users get to see. This will particularly be helpful in case you have sensitive data in your table.

Click here to know how to publish columns

Select Organization to Import Data


If you have Organization Admin privilege for multiple organizations, now we give you an easy option to import data into any organization right from the Home page. When you import data, it will prompt to choose the organization in which the workspace has to be created and data needs to be imported                 

Click here to know how to Creating Workspace in Shared Organization

Apr 30, 2020

Smart Data Alerts now via Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Webhook!


Until now, any anomaly or change in your key business metrics were brought on a snap to you via Email and In-app notification channels. In addition to the already existing channels, new to join the line of channel notifications are:

  • Slack
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Webhook

Get data alerts any time, anywhere. Stay well-informed and prepared.

Click here to learn more.

Apr 23, 2020

Trend Line


We are happy to announce that Zoho Analytics now supports plotting Trend Lines in your charts. Trend Lines are used to identify the trend present in your data. Zoho Analytics can plot the past and future trend in your time series or number series data. 

Zoho Analytics provides five models to derive the Trend Line. They are Linear, Logarithmic, Exponential, Power, and Polynomial.

Click here to know more about Trend Lines.

Expand and Collapse Pivot View


A new Expand/Collapse option is added in Pivot View. This is a handy feature that helps users to drill into the pivot data using expand/collapse option. 

Users can now view the data in a hierarchical manner. i.e., they can view the higher group and gradually move to the groups within or do the reverse.

Click here to know more about Expand and Collapse option in Pivot View.

Date based Lookup Column


Now you can define a date column to be a lookup column too. 

When reports are created on tables involving date lookup, Zoho Analytics will automatically derive the appropriate date function to be used to join the tables and generate the report. 

Click here to know more about Lookup Column.

Mar 30, 2020

All collaboration options now under a single menu

The collaboration options Share this View, Make this View Public, Edit Shared Details, Email, Embed, URL/Permalink, Slideshow have all been grouped and listed inside the Share button for easy accessibility. You can now access all the collaboration options from the Share button.

Click here to learn more.

Mailing views with "Share Filter Criteria" to multiple users

Mailing view(s) to multiple users after applying the "Share Filter Criteria" has now become easy. So far, it was possible to mail only one user, at a time, applying the Share Filter Criteria. This limitation has been removed. From now on, you can send the filtered view(s) to multiple users and groups.

Click here to learn more.

Feb 28, 2020

Advanced Analytics for Site24x7

Advanced Analytics for Site24x7 helps to improve your service/platform availability & quality with meaningful insights on outages, alarms, monitors, and infrastructure.

You can easily track the outages by analyzing the key metrics such as downtime count, duration of outage, frequency, and more across locations. This helps in identifying the root cause of downtime and take appropriate steps to maximize website, application and server performance and availability.

The connector comes with 85+ handpicked default reports and dashboards, which provide in-depth insights on various metrics to get a complete overview of all your monitors instantly. 

Click here to know more about the connector.

Advanced Analytics for SalesIQ

Advanced Analytics for Zoho SalesIQ helps you to understand your customer actions and their experience by visually analyzing their touchpoints. Analyze KPIs like website traffic sources, visitors' geographic distribution, the average time spent on your website, shared responses, and many more with our prebuilt reports and dashboards. Tracking these KPIs will help you to optimize lead generation, enhance your users' experience, and convert them to customers, thereby helps you to increase your ROI.

Apart from analyzing data from Zoho SalesIQ, you can blend data from other applications such as Zoho CRM, Zoho Desk, Salesforce CRM, Zendesk, etc., along with Zoho SalesIQ to do end-to-end cross-functional analytics.

The Advanced Analytics for Zoho SalesIQ includes 75+ prebuilt reports and dashboards over your Zoho SalesIQ data that help you to jump-start your analytics right away.

Click here to know more about the connector.

Wildcard Filtering Option


Zoho Analytics now supports a new filtering option named Wildcard filter for text columns. Now you can filter the data by constructing filter criteria. This allows you to filter data specifying multiple conditions at the same time. You can join the conditions with AND/OR logical operators. 

Click here to know more about this. 

Support for Percentile Calculation

Zoho Analytics now supports Percentile as a summary function for creating reports. You can now plot a report applying percentile function on column. 

e.g., when you plot the 90th percentile of a column, it will show the numbers below which 90% of the column values lie.

Click here to know more about this. 

Get Notifications in Zoho Analytics Mobile App

You can now get notifications in your Zoho Analytics Mobile App (both iOS and Android) for the following actions:

  • When an alert is triggered
  • When a view is shared with you
  • When you are added to or removed from a group
  • When a scheduled import fails

Click here to know more about this. 

Feb 20, 2020

Support for Amazon S3

Amazon S3 is the latest entrant being added to the list of Cloud Storages/Drives supported by Zoho Analytics. You can now analyze data from files stored in Amazon S3 buckets, using Zoho Analytics. 

Click here to learn how to analyze the data stored in Amazon S3.

White Label Settings Page Revamped with More Customization Options!

The White Label Settings Page has been revamped with a lot of additional features and enhanced usability. The new UI is divided into Settings and Administrative Action tabs, with each tab containing various customization options. 

A gist of the new features introduced:

  • Password Policy Settings: Configure and manage users' password settings. 
  • Ask Zia: Enable the smart assistant Zia. Zia is a search-driven augmented analytics assistant, helping your users create reports instantly, by just asking questions.
  • Password Reset Option: Reset users' passwords.
  • Account Deletion Option: Delete user accounts.

Click here to learn more about the White Label Settings page.

Jan 31, 2020

New Data Connectors

We're happy to announce two new Advanced Analytics connectors--for LinkedIn Ads and Eventbrite--powered by Zoho Analytics. 

Advanced Analytics for LinkedIn Ads

Advanced Analytics for LinkedIn Ads, enables you to visually analyze your marketing Ad campaigns, measure the outcomes, and derive actionable insights in minutes. Quickly analyze key performance metrics like traffic, CTR, CPC, CPM, conversion rate, and much more. Apart from analyzing your LinkedIn Ad campaigns, you can also blend data from other sources to get end-to-end insights of your entire business function. 

The connector comes with 75+ handpicked default reports and dashboards, which provides visual insights of Ads campaigns. With LinkedIn Ads Advanced Analytics, you can make more informed decisions when running multiple LinkedIn Ads campaigns to grow your business. 

Click here to learn about LinkedIn Ads Advanced Analytics.

Advanced Analytics for Eventbrite

Advanced Analytics for Eventbrite helps you to analyze and draw insights from the key elements of an event, like the registration count, attendees count, tickets sold, etc. By analyzing and tracking these KPIs, you can get insights about how successful was an event conducted and come up with actionable insights for improvement.

The Advanced Analytics for Eventbrite includes 60+ prebuilt reports and dashboards over your Eventbrite data that help you to jump-start your analytics right away.

Click here to learn about Eventbrite Advanced Analytics.

Display Values in Chart Legend

Now you can choose to display the legend items with or without the corresponding values. 

You can also customize the format to display data. This option is available for Pie and Funnel Charts. 

Click here to learn more about the Settings. ​

Pivot/Unpivot Operators in Query Table

Query Table now supports the following keywords in the query.

  • Pivot - This rotates a specific column's unique row values into multiple columns of the table.
  • Unpivot - This rotates multiple column headers of the table into a specific column's unique row values.

Alignment options in KPI widget

Now KPI widgets support alignment option. By default all KPI will be aligned to center.  With this change, the alignment of the existing widgets in your dashboards will be changed to the center. 

Jan 20, 2020

Happy New Year! Zoho Analytics welcomes 2020 with some cool new options.

Embed / Publish UI Revamped with Lot More Options!

The Embed / Publish URL dialog has been revamped for better usability and has also introduced a good set of additional functionalities. 

The new UI captures the following:

  • Embed and Publish options merged in a single screen
  • Access with Login, Access without Login, and Access within Organization / External Users permission controls in the same dialog
  • Status of the already published types
  • New option to specify URL criteria 

 Make Views Public Within Organization​​

You can now choose to make views public only within your organization. Using this option will make a view accessible only to the users within your organization.

Click here to learn more about this option.

URL Criteria

A new option to Specify URL Criteria has been made available in the Embed / Publish URL dialog. Using this option you can apply dynamic filters. 

By default, the criteria you provide here will be appended as part of the URL. You can mask the same using Mask Criteria in URL option if required.

Click here to learn more about URL Criteria.

For more learning on the new Embed / Publish dialog, do read our help page.

Customize Auto-Blending in Connectors

Zoho Analytics has the capability to blend data across connectors for business apps automatically. Now, you can customize auto blending suggestions by customizing the look-up columns suggested between these connectors.

Auto blending is now available for a couple of connectors. You can also define your own look-ups manually, as required.

Data Snapshot Supports Charts with Forecasted Values

Now you can snapshot data from your charts which contains forecasts. You can then create reports on the predicted values across timelines and compare them with your actual data.

Click here to know more about Data Snapshots.

New Modules and Fields Supported in Connectors

Zoho Analytics supports new modules and fields for existing connectors. Provided below is the list of newly added modules and fields.

New Modules Supported​​

Connector NameSupported Modules
Shopify
  • Abandoned Checkouts
  • Abandoned Checkout Note Attributes
  • Abandoned Checkout Shipping Lines
  • Abandoned Checkout Line Items
  • Abandoned Checkout Discount Codes
  • Abandoned Checkout Tax Lines
  • Abandoned Checkout Line Items Tax Lines
  • Abandoned Checkout Tax Lines
  • Abandoned Checkout Line Items Applied Discounts
  • Abandoned Checkout Line Items Properties
Zoho CampaignsCampaigns vs Contacts vs URL
XeroQuotesQuote LineItems

New Fields Supported​​

Connector NameModuleSupported Fields
Zoho Projects & Bug TrackerMilestone BudgetThreshold
Users ProfileStatus
YouTube ChannelTime Sheets Is TimerStart TimeEnd Time
VideosDuration (video duration in seconds)
Facebook AdsAd Insights40+ new fields
Adset Insights40+ new fields
Account Insights40+ new fields
Campaigns Insight 40+ new fields

Workspace Explorer Enhancements

Moving views across folders has now become easy. You can select multiple views from across folders, and move them to a folder within a Workspace. Also, you can now move the parent folder as a sub-folder and move sub-folders from one folder to another within a Workspace.

Another handy feature that has been added is that you can favorite your most accessed reports and dashboards from the left navigation menu bar.

Click here to learn more about the workspace explorer options.

Similar to Another Table now considers connected tables as well!

Similar to another table has been a handy feature, which helps you to create similar reports on a single click, over a new table, similar to the ones already created over an existing table. So far it has supported creating reports only on a single table, not considering the connected tables. This limitation has been removed. From now on, you can create similar reports based on connected tables as well. 

Shortcuts to Create New Dashboards and Reports

A shortcut link Create New Dashboards / Create New Reports is now available in the left side navigation menu bar of Dashboards / Reports tabs respectively. 

With the ease of a single click, you can now create a new report or dashboard. 

Click here to learn more about Dashboards and Reports.

Dec 30, 2019

New Role - Organization Administrators

Zoho Analytics now supports a new role - Organization Administrators. Organization Administrators are users who have access to all the workspaces in the Organization, and can perform all the operations inside the Organization, except deleting and renaming an Organization; and adding, activating, and deactivating other Organization Administrators.

Organization Administrators are nearly as powerful as the Account Administrator (Owner of the account). You can have multiple Organization Administrators in your Zoho Analytics account. 

Click here to learn how to add an Organization Administrator to an account.​

Dec 02, 2019

Mark Reports as Filters in Dashboard 

Zoho Analytics now allows you to set Reports to act as filters in your Dashboard. With this, you can dynamically filter the entire dashboard by clicking on any data point of a report. This further enables enhanced user interactions with the Dashboard.

Click here to learn more about Reports as Filters.

Activity Logging 

Zoho Analytics' new Activity Logs feature can now enable you to track user actions/activities performed in your account. You can track activities such as importing data, creating reports, sharing reports etc., in your account.

You will also get a Pre-built Activity Insights Dashboard capturing the essentials of user activities such as Daily Activity Trend, Activities Distribution by Category performed in your account.

Users with Zoho Analytics Standard plan and above can avail this option.

Click here to learn more about Activity Logs

Compact Layout for Pivot Table

A new Compact Layout is now available for Pivot Table. This is a close-packed view of the Pivot Table where a table's columns dropped in the Rows shelf will be grouped and arranged in a single column. 

You can toggle between the Tabular Layout and Compact Layout using the toolbar on the top.

Click here to learn more about Pivot Table Layouts.

Improvised Chart Sort Behaviour 

Charts default sorting behavior is improved to enhance the readability of the visual charts: 

New Version of Zoho Analytics Mobile App

A new version of Zoho Analytics Mobile App (both iOS and Android) is now available. The following are some of the key features:

  • Sign up - Users can now sign up for a new account from the Zoho Analytics mobile app. 
  • Access Sample Gallery - Users can access sample workspaces from our wide range of Featured Sample Gallery. They can also copy it in their account. 
  • New Themes - The mobile app now comes with Fill and No Fill themes in four preset colors, You can also set a theme based on your custom color. 
  • Dark theme support - The mobile app now supports the dark theme in iOS 13. 
  • Favorites synced - The favorites marked in the mobile will be synchronized into web and vice versa.

Click here to learn more on Zoho Analytics Mobile App

Oct 16, 2019

More Authentication Types for Web Import 


Zoho Analytics now extends to support the following Authentication types for importing data from Web URLs.

For URL authenticated using OAuth 2 Authentication, you can now specify the Grant Type

Groups UI Revamped


We have completely changed the Create Group and Manage Groups user interface for enhanced user experience. Now Manage Groups is also available as part of Workspace Settings for easy management. 

​Click here to learn more about Groups.

Oct 16, 2019

Introducing Data Snapshot 


We are happy to introduce the Data Snapshot feature. This allows you to capture and maintain historical data from a report. 

Data Snapshot periodically snapshots the data from a chosen report, and stores them in a table, for historical report creation & analysis. Let's say you have a report for Leads by Source and Status. With Data Snapshot, you will be able to track the changes in the leads' status over timestamps such as every month, week, day, or hour and create reports over them.

Click here to learn more on Data Snapshot.

Get Dependency Details for Views


You can now view the dependency details for Reports, Tables and Query Tables. 

The following are the dependency details available for each view. 

  • Reports - All the tables over which the report is created.
  • Tables - All the reports created over the table.
  • Query Tables - The Parent Tables over which the Query Table is created and the Child Views created over the Query Table. 

Click here for more details on this

Sub-Folders in Workspace


Now you can create sub-folders in your workspace to better organize the views. 

Click here to learn how to create a sub-folder.

Notification for Domain Validation

To enable a secured mailing option (Emailing ReportsData Alert Mails), Zoho Analytics allows you to send DMARC compliant email. In case you have not validated Zoho Analytics as a valid email source, then you will be notified in the dialog. 

You can click the Domain not validated link and validate your domain. 

Click here to know how to validate your domain

Import data from Google Team Drives and Zoho WorkDrive 

Now you can import data from Google Team Drives and Zoho WorkDrive. This allows you to import data from your business account. 

Click here to learn how to import from Google Team Drives and Zoho WorkDrive.

Tags Module supported in Teamwork Projects Connector

Advanced Analytics for Teamwork Projects now supports synchronizing data from the Tags module. 

For more details about the Teamwork Projects connector, click here

Sep 13, 2019

Introducing Geo Heat Map


Zoho Analytics now provides a new geo chart type: Geo Heat Map chart. This can be used to display data in a geo-map, color-coded based on the density of points in a particular area.

 
Geo Heat Maps makes it easier to identify spatial patterns in geographic data. This map can be used when you want to draw attention to the pattern of occurrence, for example, region with most deforestation and climatic changes, density of traffic by location, region with most sales, etc.
 
Click here to learn more.

Aug 28, 2019

Import Data from Statistical Files


You can now import data from statistical files, generated by statistical applications like SAS (*.sas7bdat), SPSS (*.sav), and R (*.rdata), into Zoho Analytics for reporting & analysis. These files can be imported from Local drives, FTP servers, or Web,

Import from more Local Databases with Zoho Databridge

Zoho Databridge now extends to support importing data from the following databases. 

Unsubscribe from Shared Organization and Workspace


From now on you can choose to unsubscribe from a shared Organization and Workspace. With this, you can easily leave an Organization and Workspace that are no longer of interest/relevance to you. 

Click here to learn how to unsubscribe from shared Organization and Workspace

Delete Own Organization


You can choose to delete your own Organization provided your account is associated with another Organization. 

Click here to learn how to delete Organization.

Apply Parent Table Filter Criteria while Sharing Dashboards 

Apply Parent Table Filter Criteria is now available while sharing dashboards. 

If you have shared a table (parent table) with a specific filter criteria to a user. Let's say you are sharing a dashboard, with dependent views embedded in it, to the same user. You can now choose to apply the parent table's filter criteria to the dashboard.

When you apply this option, share filter criteria in the parent table will be joined with the share filter criteria specified for and the dashboard, using AND option. 

Click here to learn more.

Aug 21, 2019

New Butterfly Chart

Zoho Analytics now supports a new chart type, Butterfly chart (also be referred as Tornado chart or Divergent chart).  This chart will be plotted as two horizontal bars with the same X-axis in the center, resembling the butterfly wings.

This will be useful in comparing contrasting data sets such as male vs female, income vs expense, positive vs negative, completed on time vs overdue etc., easily.

Click here to learn more.

Customize Pivot Summary Position

Now you can customize the position to display the summaries (Sub-Totals and Grand-Totals) in Pivot Table. You can choose to display a row summary either on Right or Left position. Similarly, you can display a column summary either in top or bottom position. 

Click here to learn more.

Aug 14, 2019

 Advanced Analytics for Shopify

Advanced Analytics for Shopify provides you in-depth e-commerce analytics on your store data in Shopify. With this connector, you can effectively track key business metrics such as product performance, shipment handling, customer preferences, order transactions, inventory management and many more....

This connector is bundled with 100+ pre-built reports and dashboards that provide deep driven insights to grow your e-commerce business. Apart from the pre-built reports, you can also easily create your own ad-hoc reports & dashboards based on not only your Shopify data but also by blending data from other data sources.

Click here to learn more.

Zoho Inventory & Zoho Subscriptions - New Addition to Zoho Finance Analytics 

Now Zoho Finance Analytics extends support for Zoho Subscriptions and Zoho Inventory services (in addition to Zoho Invoice and Zoho Books). 

With Zoho Subscriptions Analytics, you can get a visibility into your subscription transactions with in-depth analytics. You can track subscription trend, customer growth trend, revenue growth, average customer lifetime, cancellations, and customer churn rate.  

And for Zoho Inventory, you can get insights on sales returns, product inventory, warehouse items, packages and shipments. You can do a deeper analysis of your stock handling for an effective inventory management.

From now on, you can also analyze data from joined organizations in Zoho Finance Suite (Zoho Subscriptions and Zoho Inventory along with Zoho Books or Zoho Invoice). 

Click here to learn more.

Report Formula Enhancement

Report Formula now supports formula based on IF conditions. With this, you will be able to construct a Report Formula containing logical conditions (expressions)

You can use the following logical and comparison operators hence forth in your expressions: 

  • Comparison Operators: >, <, >=, <=, =, and !=
  • Logical Operators:  AND, OR, NULL

Comments widget in View Cards


Now the view cards in the Explorer tab contains a comment widget displaying the number of comments on each view. You can click the widget to open the comment thread directly. 

This widget will also highlight unread comments with a red dot to get the user's attention. 

Aug 2, 2019

 Emailing Reports -  Recipients Limit Extended

Number of recipients for emailing reports & dashboards has been raised from 5 to 25.  You can now specify upto 25 recipient mail ids when you mail reports. 

You can also add Groups as recipients and no longer need to enter all email addresses every time.  

Learn More...

Selecting multiple views made easy

Shift + Click short cut key can now be used to easily select a contiguous list of views easily in the Explorer

July 23, 2019

New Data Connectors

We're happy to announce that Zoho Analytics is enriched with two new Advanced Analytics connectors: Advanced Analytics for YouTube Channel and Facebook Competitive Analytics

Advanced Analytics for YouTube Channel 

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Advanced Analytics for YouTube Channel allows you to monitor and grow your YouTube channel by analyzing its performance with powerful insights. 

You can measure video engagement by analyzing your audience interaction such as likes, comments, shares, favorites, and watch time, to know what type of content resonates with your target audience. Also explore traffic stats to get deeper insights like geographic distribution, gender profile, device usage and lots more, which will let you tailor your content accordingly.

The Advanced Analytics for YouTube Channel includes 50+ prebuilt reports and dashboards.  
 
Learn More...

Facebook Competitive Analytics

The Facebook Competitive Analytics connector enables you to analyze and compare the performance metrics across multiple Facebook pages. Marketers can use these insights to study how their page performs in comparison to the competition or with other pages. 

You can derive key insights to validate competitors' influence and benchmark your growth against them. You can also measure competitors’ engagement (their success and failure) to make sure you are in track with the trend and learn how to be ahead of them.  

The Facebook Competitive Analytics connector includes a wide range of prebuilt reports and dashboards to get your analysis started immediately. 

Learn more...

 

Apart from the prebuilt reports & dashboards bundled in each of these connectors, you can always create your own ad-hoc reports & dashboards using the easy to use drag & drop interface. You can also blend data across other sources to get end-to-end insights. 

July 17, 2019

Prediction Interval for Forecasting


​Zoho Analytics now allows you to specify the confidence % in which the predicted data points are most likely to occur.  Select the interval ranging from 75% to 95%. This option is applicable for the line chart.  Click here to learn more on Forecasting.

Send DMARC Compliant Emails


To enable a secured mailing option, Zoho Analytics allows you to send DMARC compliant emails. DMARC policy is an email authentication protocol that allows both senders and receivers to protect the domain from mail spoofing and fraudulent email. 

The Email Settings allows you to configure Zoho Analytics as a valid email source to send mail using your email address. With this, you indicate that the emails sent by you using Zoho Analytics aren't spam. 

Click here to learn how to configure the email settings. 

Chart Color Palette Revamped


The Chart Color Palette section is revamped with much easier user interface and vibrant colors.  Now you can easily customize and beautify your charts. Click here to learn more about the color palette.

Double-click to Rename Table Column


Now you can easily change the column name of a table by double-clicking the column header.

May 8, 2019

Dashboard Layouting made easy

Dashboard layout has been enhanced with the following flexible layout options:

Allow Export for Reports in Dashboard

A new option to enable or disable export options for the embedded reports in the dashboard is now added in the Dashboard Settings. You can also choose the export file formats to allow using the Customize link. 

Maximize Embedded Report in Dashboard

Now Zoho Analytics allows maximizing the embedded report to view in full dashboard layout. You can also open the report in edit mode from the dashboard. 

April 26, 2019

Geo Maps Visualization Enhancements

Zoho Analytics Geo Map Visualization has been enhanced with the following features.  

New Map Themes 

Map themes have been enhanced with Satellite map theme and a custom theme. With Satellite map theme you can now plot a geo map chart over Satellite map. 

The custom theme allows you to design a theme with your own colors and apply the same on a map chart. 

The map themes now support an option to invert the land and water color using the Invert Color toggle button. This is applicable for all theme except Satellite map. 

Airport IATA Code

Airport IATA Code in your data will now be recognized by Zoho Analytics as another geo type column. With this, you can create reports based on airport data

Multiple Country Map 

The country-specific map now allows selecting multiple countries in geo maps. Now you can display the map of the countries that are applicable to you and hide the rest. 

Continuous Legend

Now you use a continuous color range legend for map chart and categorize the data values using color range. This will be pretty useful for visualizing data based on the volume of occurrence.

Import Enhancements

Import Data from more Cloud Databases

Now Zoho Analytics allows you to import data from the following Cloud Databases

Import data from Files and Feeds

Data Import from local files and web/feed are now separated into 2 different options to simplify the import process.

Ignore Color Selection in chart drill-downs

You can now choose to ignore the specific color which you have clicked and drill down the entire data point using the Ignore Color Selection toggle button. 

April 3, 2019

View Report in Zoho Sheet 

Now you can view the Zoho Analytics view in Zoho Sheet. The data in each of the view will be displayed in Zoho Sheet retaining the same structure. In the case  of Chart, only the underlying data will be displayed and it will not be displayed as a chart visualization

The following view types can be viewed in Zoho Sheet.

  • Table 
  • Chart
  • Pivot Table
  • Summary View
  • Tabular View
  • Query Table

For more details refer here

Organize Views in Navigation Panel

Now you can choose to organize the views listed in the Data, Reports, and Dashboard navigation panel.  The view list can be organized in one of the following order. 

  • Folder - The views will be organized by folders they are saved in.
  • Related Views - All reports created over a table will be organized together. This will be useful to group reports that are created over the same table. This is applicable for Reports navigation panel alone.
  • Types - The views will be organized by type i.e., Chart, Pivot, etc., 

For more details refer here

Mar 27, 2019

New Chart Type - Bubble Pie 

A new chart type called Bubble Pie Chart is now added.  This is a combination of pie and bubble charts.

The data column dropped in the Size determines the size of the bubble.  Other aggregation will be plotted as a proportional division of the bubble. This will be useful in displaying multiple pie charts to compare the proportion of data across a series. 

For more details refer here

Combination Chart - More Chart Types Supported

Now Combination Chart supports more chart types. Previously bar, stacked bar, and lines alone were supported. Now more chart types are supported. You can choose two or more chart types in a single report from the given below.

  • Bar 
  • Stacked Bar
  • Line
  • Smooth Line
  • Step Line
  • Area
  • Stacked Area
  • Bubble
  • Bubble Pie

For more details refer here

Enhancements to Advanced Analytics for Google Ads  

The Keyword Performance module is now supported in the Advanced Analytics connector for Google Ads. Now data from this module will be synced into Advanced Analytics for Google Ads workspace for analysis. 

For more details refer here

Mar 20, 2019

Security Controls Options

Zoho Analytics provides a set of security options that enable you to control and manage access to your account. This includes setting up IP restriction as well as controlling the various sharing & collaboration options being made available.

  • Allows you to restrict accessing views in your organization account only from the allowed IP ranges. 
  • Allows you to restrict sharing of data/views in Zoho Analytics only to users from the trusted domains.
  • Allows you to restrict the generation of Private Links (URLs to views accessible without login) for views & slideshows.
  • Allows you to restrict accessing Private links (Without Login) only to users from the specified trusted domain.
  • Allows you to restrict publishing views.
  • Allows you to restrict accessing public views only to users from the specified trusted domain.
  • Allows you to restrict emailing views.
  • Allows you to restrict that the views can be emailed only to users from the specified trusted domain.  

Click here to learn more about security control options. 

Social Media Widget for Private Views

Now you can add social media widget in the private links (without login) published. This allows user viewing reports/dashboards from private links to share the same into social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. 

Click here to learn more about Private Link (Without Login).

Feb 8, 2019

Enhancements to Zoho Projects and Zoho Bugtracker connectors

The Zoho Projects and Zoho Bugtracker connectors have been enhanced with the following options.

  • The User Rates module is supported in the connectors. Now, users need not manually enter the user rate value in the Zoho Analytics Workspace to create revenue-based reports. 
  • From now on, the custom fields added in the Zoho Projects the Zoho Bugtracker modules will be synchronized into Zoho Analytics workspace. 
  • If you have set the Custom Project Status in Zoho Projects, then it will be updated in Zoho Analytics workspace. 

Supports to Format Data as Lakhs and Crores 

Zoho Analytics now supports to format the numeric columns as Lakhs and Crores. This will be specifically useful for users from Indian Subcontinent.  

The following are the new options added to format numeric columns.  

  • Lakhs (L) - Data will be formatted in lakhs (L). 
  • Crores (C) - Data will be formatted in crores (C). 
  • Thousands (K) - Lakhs (L) - Crores (C)- Data will be autoformatted as thousands (K), lakhs (L) and crores (B) based on the range the value falls in. 
  • Thousands (K) - Millions (M) - Billions (B) - Data will be autoformatted as thousands (K), millions (M) and billions (B) based on the range the value falls in.  
  • Auto (User Locale Specific) - Data will be autoformatted to the unit value as per the users' locale settings i.e., Data will be formatted in K-L-C if the user locale is from Indian Subcontinent and K-M-B for all other regions. 

Click here to learn about more  Formatting Options.

Jan 24, 2019

Country-Specific Map Chart

Zoho Analytics now allows you to plot a country-specific map chart. 

So far, Zoho Analytics displays the entire global map even if you have data for one country alone. Zoho Analytics will autofocus on the specific region alone. However, the neighboring regions will be visible. 

Now Zoho Analytics allows you to choose a country-specific map. This allows you to highlight the relevant region alone.
Click here to know more on this.

Support to choose Multiple Lookup Column for Joining

Now you can select multiple lookup columns to join tables for a report. 

So far, you can select one lookup column to join the data for a report. Now you can also select multiple lookup columns between each pair of tables in a path. This allows you to create report over data that meet multiple conditions.  

Click here to learn more on this. 

New 50+ In-built Functions

Zoho Analytics has now added 50+ in-built functions to the library for creating both Formula Column and Query Table. Existing functions are also refined to enhance usability. 

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