Showcase Workbook

A sales performance analysis, created using Arria for Tableau and NLG Studio

Overview

Download our showcase workbook and open in Tableau Online to experience Arria for Tableau in action.

Tip

We recommend exploring the Arria for Tableau showcase workbook using Tableau Online.

  • See how our intelligent narratives augment the report with automatically-generated, insightful summaries that interpret the visuals and uncover the story behind them. Understand how Arria's narratives enable you to make faster, data-driven decisions and accelerate informed action.

  • Experience the full interactivity of Arria's narratives: see them automatically regenerate in response to actions you take within the dashboard, such as filtering charts or using the extension's Parameter Controls feature.

  • Switch to Arria Answers from any of the narratives to gain real-time insights by asking specific questions of your data in natural language.

Highlights

Each dashboard in the showcase workbook, which contains typical sales data, demonstrates one of Arria for Tableau's core features.

Tip

We recommend exploring the Arria for Tableau showcase workbook using Tableau Online.

Explore NLG Apps

NLG Apps add instant understanding to any Tableau dashboard — no coding required.

Click the visuals on the Analyze Sales Performance, Analyze Trends/Ranking, Analyze Anomalies/Correlations, and Describe Charts dashboards to watch the narratives update instantly. Try configuring an NLG app on the Configure NLG Apps dashboard.

Analyze Sales Performance

The Analyze Sales Performance dashboard showcases the analysis of sales performance in terms of quantitative insights like totals, maximums, and outliers, and in terms of variance — over time and between target and actual values.

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descriptive_stats_icon.png Descriptive Statistics

Generates a summary of quantitative insights derived from your measures and dimensions, describing where statistically interesting breakdowns appear.

time-variance-icon__1_.png Time-Based Variance

Analyzes the variance in performance of a measure between two time periods, such as current quarter vs. the same quarter of the previous year.

target-based-variance-icon.png Target-Based Variance

Analyzes the variance between the target value and the actual value of a measure, drilling down through multiple dimensions to build the narrative.

Analyze Anomalies/Correlations

The Analyze Anomalies/Correlations dashboard showcases our latest ready-to-use intelligent narratives, which help you understand the anomalies and correlations in your data.

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nlg-apps_anomalies.png Anomalies

Detects, highlights, and contextualizes anomalies in a dataset, drilling down through multiple dimensions to build the narrative.

nlg-apps_correlations.png Correlations

Detects and highlights correlations between series of data points, drilling down through multiple dimensions to build the narrative.

Describe Charts

The Describe Charts page showcases three narrative apps that interpret and bring more meaning to pie, bar, and line charts.

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pie-chart-icon.png Describe a Pie Chart

Describes a pie chart and highlights statistically relevant insights from the underlying data to explain the chart in more detail.

bar-chart-icon.png Describe a Bar Chart

Describes a bar chart and highlights statistically relevant insights from the underlying data to explain the chart in more detail.

line-chart-icon.png Describe a Line Chart

Describes a line chart and highlights statistically relevant insights from the underlying data to explain the chart in more detail.

Configure NLG Apps

Configure NLG Apps in three easy steps to create your own narratives, and learn more from the NLG Apps reference.

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Explore Arria Answers

Arria Answers is a conversational-AI platform that gives you real-time access to key insights from your data, using natural language. Move between visuals and Arria Answers whenever a question comes to mind — without interrupting your workflow.

Drill down into your data by asking questions like Which Country has the lowest Actual Sales of Glower?, What is the mean Profit by Country?, and Tell me about Actual Sales versus Target Sales?

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See the Arria Answers reference to learn about supported query types.

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Explore Custom Narratives

Created using Arria NLG Studio and configured using Arria for Tableau's Custom Narratives feature, the narrative on this page complements the visuals with a month-on-month sales variance analysis, identifying key insights, and the main drivers and offsets.

Dynamically vary custom narratives using the Parameter Controls feature.

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Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the Arria for Tableau extension or our showcase, please contact us.