Add Arria for MicroStrategy to a dossier

This topic describes how to add Arria for MicroStrategy 3.0 to a dossier and sign in to your Arria account.

See here for information on updating to Arria for MicroStrategy 3.0 from Arria for MicroStrategy 2.x.

Note

The following procedure assumes you have installed Arria for MicroStrategy and have an Arria account with a BI license.

  1. In MicroStrategy, open the dossier you want to add a narrative to.

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  2. In the top toolbar, click Insert Visualization.

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  3. Select the Custom > ArriaForMicroStrategy visualization.

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    The Arria custom visualization is added to the dossier.

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  4. Give the visualization a suitable name, such as Sales Summary, then move and resize it as required.

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    Note

    Before you can sign in to your Arria account, you must add at least one attribute and one metric to the visualization.

  5. From the Datasets panel, drag the attributes and metrics you'd like to analyze onto the Editor panel.

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    In the Arria visualization, you are presented with the Welcome page.

  6. Enter your Arria account details and click Log in to my Arria account.

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    Note

    Arria-Hosted Private Cloud and Customer-Hosted deployments require only an email address or username.

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    You are presented with the Get started with... page:

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  7. Select the NLG Apps, Arria Answers, or Custom Narratives feature to begin analyzing your data.