2019

What's New in Zoho Analytics

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 in 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 has 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 

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  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 has 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 auto formatted 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 auto formatted as thousands (K), millions (M) and billions (B) based on the range the value falls in.  
  • Auto (User Locale Specific) - Data will be auto formatted 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 the usability. 

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