April 2017 Release Notes

Analysis and Data Visualization

  • Updated Pivot chart:
    • Menu items moved to top right (were previously in a standalone row), to free more area for the visualization.
    • Control whether to show function in column titles, e.g. “Sum of Users” or just “Users”. Change from the toggle in the chart settings.
    • Export to CSV/Excel from charts (previously only possible from grid). Click the export button and choose “To Excel” or “To CSV”.
    • Calculated columns shown in flat mode. Switch pivot grid to flat mode from the layout button.
  • Funnel breakdown by time: compare funnel conversion over different time spans – months, weeks, days, etc. Choose breakdown by a time range in funnel report to show the visualization categorized by time. By default, the first 5 sections are selected. Change the selected categories from the breakdown selection in the preview.
  • KPI breakdown by week supports localized week start day: by default, weeks start on Mondays. To change this please contact your CSM or email us at support@cooladata.com.
  • Aggregation Tables: renamed “Material Views” to “Aggregation Tables”. Found in the project menu (accessible on by project admins). Other functions remain unchanged.
  • CQL validation shown in full-screen mode: edit long CQL queries more comfortable by switching to full-screen mode. Click the button at the top right of the CQL section (in CQL reports), or hit F11 while in typing mode to expand/collapse the window. The query validation will be shown at the bottom while in full screen mode.
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March 2017 Release Notes

Analysis and Data Visualization

  • New report – Real Times: see real-time user and event counters, broken down by time, device, region or event type. Reports can be set to update automatically every 1-10 minutes, or manually updated from the preview buttons. The report supports all visualization types and can be used as any other report: in dashboard, embedded and publications. Notes: sheet/dashboard filters do not apply to Real Times reports, nor can they be exported. To active Real Times reports please contact your CSM or email us at support@cooladata.com.
  • Combined Chart: create richer charts by combining multiple types into one and customizing axis, number format and more. We’ve combined Line, Bar, Column and Area charts to a single type of chart – Combined Chart. To customize the chart, click the options icon next to the measure name and change the settings in the menu below. Note: stacked charts only allow to stack measures on top of one another if they are of the same chart type, and on the same axis (the option is hidden when this isn’t the configuration).

 

Data Management

  • Segment integration: track Cooladata events using the Segment.io trackers. Please contact your CSM or email us at support@cooladata.com for additional information.

  • Upload events from data files: upload historical events data or current data tracked by external systems from files. You can upload files from S3 storage, either public or private (by entering your secret key), as well as from any other service which only requires a URI. Note that we don’t store any credentials information – it is only used once to upload the file. Uploaded filed take up to an hour to be added to your project, at which point you will be notified by email of the upload result.

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February 2017 Release Notes

Onboarding and Tracking

  • Use Cooladata Tagger to get started tracking web events quickly and easily: use CoolaData Tagger when implementing the Cooladata tracker on a website. Find the tutorial video and instruction on the project tracking page and in the documentation.
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Analysis and Data Visualization

Segmentation

Filter, group and analyze your user’s behavior using the new Cooladata behavioral segments:

  • Create segments: create segments from cohort report, by intersecting advanced behavioral conditions in the segment builder, or using any CQL query in the segments query editor.
  • Use segments: use segments in any part of the platform –  filters reports and dashboards, group users in reports according to their segment, or in any CQL query.

See the tutorial videos and documentation for more information, or contact us for any further assistance.

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Improved funnel report

A new and improved Funnel report and visualization, including multiple new features:

  • Use the funnel visualization in any report: specifically CQL, allowing you to write more complex funnel queries.
  • Use any visualization in funnel report: allowing you to view the data in table, pivot or any other visualization.
  • Show the first steps breakdown height according to their value: previously all steps were normalized to 100%. Now you can change this by toggling “Absolute step height” on.
  • Show global conversion rate under steps: available when you have 3 or more steps, toggle “Step global conversion rate” on to show the under global conversion rate steps 3 and up.
  • Export selected users from multiple categories: choose any sections in the same step and choose any options from “Explore users” to export them all together. Clicking another step would reset the selection. Previously only one category could be exported at a time.
  • First 5 breakdown categories are selected by default: up to 5 categories will be shown by default when breakdown is used. Remove the breakdown (click the trash bin icon next to it) to see the total figures.
  • More intuitive tooltips: hover any part of the visualization to show explanatory tooltips of the data displayed.

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Additional features and improvements

  • Use any filter operator: define any condition using filers. Filters now show all supported operators for the each property according to its data type.
  • Use aliases in Ranking report: give the report measures and dimension friendlier names by setting aliases in the report builder.
  • Navigate pages quickly using pagination: quickly scroll through multiple results in table visualization and lists using the paginations, including jump to first/last page buttons.
  • Arrange your dashboard as you wish: size and position dashboard item as you’d like. Item sizes are now completely flexible. To reset the dashboard item’s position and size click the dashboard options icon (ellipses) and choose “Reset reports size”.
  • Project schema shows property data types: see each property data type in your project from the Schema icon (top right).
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Data Management

  • Run Aggregation Tables on linked data sources: create aggregation tables or import data from any Linked Data Sources to Cooladata by running Aggregation Tables queries from any data sources, as you would in CQL report.
  • Full AppsFlyer integration: seamlessly stream all your AppsFlyer data into Cooladata. All the events will now be available in Cooladata, as opposed to only app installs previously, allowing you to run deeper analysis on your user’s behavior.
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January 2017 Release Notes

Analysis and Data Visualization

  • Duplicate dashboard with its reports: Create a complete copy of the dashboard by duplicating it with the reports. From the dashboard options (ellipses icon at the top right), choose “Duplicate Dashboard and Reports”. This way you’ll get a complete set of new reports, and any changes you make to them will not affect the original dashboard. You can also choose to switch the reports to another project, to quickly create the same dashboard based on another data source, for example, when moving from QA to production, or for different clients (with similar data structure).
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December 2016 Release Notes

Onboarding and Tracking

  • Getting started progress bar and tutorials: get started with your new account and familiarize yourself with the app quickly by following onscreen instructions. New users signing up to CoolaData will be shown 3 tutorials: “Explore the dashboard”, “Create and add reports” and “Create your first project”. Existing users can launch the tutorials by clicking the help icon in the main navigation (left side) and choosing “Getting Started”.
  • Free Starter Plan: new account are now granted a free starter plan on the app. The new plan allows full use of the system with no charge, excluding some advanced features, such as: Aggregation Tables, Virtual Properties, and CQL Reports. See details on the various plans or contact us for more information.
  • JavaScript Tracker – CoolaData Eventualizer: the latest version of the the tracker also support the new Eventualize app, which helps create and manage events tracking on your website with an easy to use point and click interface. Read more about it on JavaScript – CoolaData Eventualizer.
  • Latest JavaScript tracker version: implement the updated JavaScript tracker code to ensure that you will always use the latest version of tracker, and not have to update it again. The code now links to the latest tracker version (at the following address).

Analysis and Data Visualization

  • New Path report: analyze your users’ most common paths quickly and easily using the new path report. The new report default shows the 10 (can expand up to 50) most common user paths throughout your app/site during the specified date range. However, it allows you to do much more than that! Define a sequence of events to only analyze paths starting, passing through or ending with specific events. Use advanced options to limit the paths to those ending within a specific time range (default is complete sessions), filter events by trimming the first/last events, a specific list of events, or paths including a specific sequence of events, and filter out repeating (duplicate events). The default report visualization uses the Sunburst view, switch to the standard table, or export to a CSV file.
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  • Query run time and row count: see the number of rows returned and query run time when computing reports on the report page. The compute function now shows the additional information after running any query, and allows you to stop a query from running before it was completed. Note that invalid CQLs cannot be computed – see the query validation message (next to the Compute button) for information on invalid syntax.
  • Up to 10 funnel steps: expand your existing funnel analyses to ten steps when running over the entire date range or full sessions (not available when limiting the funnels to a specific number of days).

Data Management

  • Property duplicate names validation (non-case-sensitive): when creating new properties, either manually or by sending them in the tracker, a validation would prevent registering a new property if the name is already taken, even in a different case (uppercase or lowercase letters). When querying properties in CoolaData, the property name can be stated in any case. Therefore, we do not allow saving two different properties with only case difference. For example: “price” and “Price” would conflict, i.e. point to the same data column, and cannot be saved together on the the same project.
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