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Unifying Warehouse Metrics and Funnel Metrics in Hashboard

Unifying Warehouse Metrics and Funnel Metrics in Hashboard

Today, we’re opening up Hashboard’s event analytics feature for public preview; please reach out if you’d like us to turn on the feature in your Hashboard project - we’ll schedule an onboarding session and help you get set up on the new feature. Hashboard has a free trial, so feel free to create an account and reach out to us!

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
May 29th, 2024
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It's Time! Two Strategies to Declutter Your BI Tools and Dashboards

It's Time! Two Strategies to Declutter Your BI Tools and Dashboards

As the days grow longer and the flowers start to bloom, now is the perfect time to declutter our BI tools and dashboards. By tidying up unused and outdated dashboards, you can create a better experience for your end users.

Andrew Lee
Andrew Lee
April 16th, 2024
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Your data artifacts should be immutable

Your data artifacts should be immutable

At Hashboard, we're constantly exploring innovative ways to enhance data tooling for both end users and data engineers alike. Recently, we've been tinkering away to create versioning features that are flexible and friendly to users from a range of technical backgrounds. But to pull it off, we realized we needed to go back to the drawing board with some of our core data structures.

Anna Nixon
Anna Nixon
April 4th, 2024
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Hashquery: free the logic in your BI tool

Hashquery: free the logic in your BI tool

BI tools like Tableau and Looker are great for creating standard reports, but they have one fatal flaw: once you create definitions, it’s nearly impossible to get the logic out. Calculations and definitions are trapped in these tools by design. The next generation of tools will need to free the logic — not only because today’s ecosystem of tools requires access to metrics logic, but also because Large Language Models will only be useful for analytics if they can tap into your organization’s core logic.

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
March 20th, 2024
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Introducing the BigQuery Cost Analyzer

Introducing the BigQuery Cost Analyzer

Here at Hashboard, we use BigQuery as our data warehouse of choice to store our own analytics events. We also love dogfooding our product and analyzing our own data, including data about our BigQuery spending.

Ela Gulsen
Ela Gulsen
February 28th, 2024
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2023 data trends

2023 data trends

Two major industry-wide trends affected data teams in 2023: the tech downturn and the rise of LLM's. We take a look at these and how it affects the Modern Data Stack and the current state of data analytics.

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
December 19th, 2023
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Utilizing Apache Arrow at Hashboard for performant insights

Utilizing Apache Arrow at Hashboard for performant insights

Apache Arrow has allowed our engineers to save time by leveraging existing solutions to common data problems, freeing us up to work on harder problems that require novel solutions.

Nathaniel Stokoe
Nathaniel Stokoe
December 13th, 2023
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Build a Live Dashboard of Your GitHub Repo's Issues in 30 Minutes

Build a Live Dashboard of Your GitHub Repo's Issues in 30 Minutes

In this guide, we'll set up a live dashboard using Hashboard, leveraging GitHub's REST API, GitHub Actions, and Hashboard itself. By the end, you'll have a comprehensive view of your repository's activity, with tools for detailed analysis and hourly refreshed data.

Andrew Lee
Andrew Lee
December 8th, 2023
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Hashboard x Pawp: Data from the ground up

Hashboard x Pawp: Data from the ground up

Learn how Pawp, an app-based subscription veterinarian service, uses Hashboard to empower their entire team to self-serve data and analytics.

Sarah Davidson
Sarah Davidson
December 8th, 2023
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How to set up row- and column-level permissions in Redshift (and your Business Intelligence tool)

How to set up row- and column-level permissions in Redshift (and your Business Intelligence tool)

Implementing row- and column-level security at the database layer allows you to enforce these rules in a business intelligence tool as well as other tools that rely on the data warehouse. We’ll be showing an example of how to enforce database-level permissions using Amazon Redshift and how you can use it to enforce security and protect PII in a business intelligence tool– in our case, Hashboard.

Ela Gulsen
Ela Gulsen
November 30th, 2023
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Snow Leaderboard: Building an Application with Hashboard and Prefect

Snow Leaderboard: Building an Application with Hashboard and Prefect

Building data applications does not have to be a slog. Modern tooling enables you to create lightweight applications that process and respond to large amounts of data and require minimal maintenance, especially when you want to be on top of the latest snowfall this ski season!

Ted Conbeer
Ted Conbeer
November 20th, 2023
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Guide to Using Hashboard for Product Marketing

Guide to Using Hashboard for Product Marketing

A step by step guide of how to use Hashboard for interactive product marketing. Create interactive, shareable dashboards with your own data!

Sarah Davidson
Sarah Davidson
November 16th, 2023
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Analyzing 9 million healthcare insurance claims with MotherDuck and Hashboard

Analyzing 9 million healthcare insurance claims with MotherDuck and Hashboard

We’re excited to announce the Hashboard integration withMotherDuck and give a quick walkthrough of how it helps Hashboard build on our DuckDB use cases and examples.  We love using DuckDB for our demos and MotherDuck has made the developer experience much better (and helps us scale our DuckDB use cases to much more data).

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
October 30th, 2023
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AI for Data Analysis: Expectations vs. Reality

AI for Data Analysis: Expectations vs. Reality

Sharing our learnings from our AI assistant feature - how we developed it, what users actually did and what's next.

Dan Eisenberg
Dan Eisenberg
October 23rd, 2023
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A brief history of business intelligence, modern day data transformation and building trust along the way

A brief history of business intelligence, modern day data transformation and building trust along the way

What we can learn from historical data problems and our modern day solutions.

Sarah Davidson
Sarah Davidson
October 11th, 2023
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Data engineer's guide to building BI dashboards

Data engineer's guide to building BI dashboards

Somehow you got tasked with building the dashboard to track [ fill in the blank ]. It turns out, there’s a lot of disparate skills involved in making a BI dashboard, not just data engineering skills. Sure, you’ll need some data manipulation skills, but you’ll also need visualization skills, analytical skills and product skills to make a useful dashboard people will actually use.

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
October 3rd, 2023
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Hashboard x Beam: Leveraging Data to Better Serve Those in Need

Hashboard x Beam: Leveraging Data to Better Serve Those in Need

How Beam used Hashboard to help distribute millions of dollars in aid and serve 60+ customers

Sarah Davidson
Sarah Davidson
September 26th, 2023
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BI demo in a box with DuckDB and dbt

BI demo in a box with DuckDB and dbt

Business Intelligence demos are hard to make reproducible because they live at the end of a long pipeline of tools and processes. Here's a guide to making reproducible and extendable BI examples with Hashboard, DuckDB and dbt.

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
September 20th, 2023
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Introducing Hashboard!

Introducing Hashboard!

Glean.io is now Hashboard - and a huge v1.0 release!

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
September 7th, 2023
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Monitoring BigQuery costs in Hashboard with dbt and GitHub Actions

Monitoring BigQuery costs in Hashboard with dbt and GitHub Actions

Leveraging DataOps for an orderly, collaborative data culture

Meyer Zinn
July 25th, 2023
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Choosing the Right BI Tool to Grow a Data-Driven Culture: Comparing Hashboard, Looker, Metabase, and Tableau

Choosing the Right BI Tool to Grow a Data-Driven Culture: Comparing Hashboard, Looker, Metabase, and Tableau

Why you should pick Hashboard, Looker, Metabase, or Tableau based on self service features and pricing.

Andrew Lee
Andrew Lee
July 7th, 2023
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Five Signs It’s Time to Adopt a Data Visualization Tool

Five Signs It’s Time to Adopt a Data Visualization Tool

Timing will never be perfect for introducing a new tool to your stack. If you're considering the addition of a data viz tool, this post will provide guidance on identifying key signs that indicate it's probably time to take the plunge.

Sarah Davidson
Sarah Davidson
May 19th, 2023
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Security and Compliance at Hashboard

Security and Compliance at Hashboard

We're building Hashboard with the upmost care and consideration for our users' security and privacy. Rest easy knowing that we're SOCII certified, HIPAA compliant and more.

Sarah Davidson
Sarah Davidson
May 19th, 2023
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Why I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Denormalized Tables

Why I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Denormalized Tables

My journey of how I've ended up embracing denormalized tables, how to use tools like dbt to bridge normalized and denormalized tables, and how denormalized data accelerates exploratory data analysis and self service analytics.

Andrew Lee
Andrew Lee
May 11th, 2023
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Making Custom Colors “Just Work” in Hashboard

Making Custom Colors “Just Work” in Hashboard

It comes in as a simple request: “we want custom colors for our charts in Hashboard”. It seems simple, but doing it well is more nuanced than you may expect.

Charlie Imhoff
Charlie Imhoff
April 4th, 2023
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How to do Version Control for Business Intelligence

How to do Version Control for Business Intelligence

It’s surprisingly common to not have any version control for BI assets. If you don’t have it, it’s a good idea to get it in place sooner rather than later. This post covers the basics of how to get started.

Dan Eisenberg
Dan Eisenberg
March 16th, 2023
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Using DuckDB for not-so-big data in Hashboard

Using DuckDB for not-so-big data in Hashboard

Big Data is cool - and so are infinitely scalable Data Warehouses. But sometimes, you just have not-so-big data. Or maybe you have a csv file and you don’t even know what a Data Warehouse is, or don’t care about the “Modern Data Stack” - like, what is that? That shouldn’t stop you from exploring your data in an intuitive, visual way in Hashboard.

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
February 13th, 2023
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Building in Public

Building in Public

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our public Changelog and Product Roadmap! These two resources will provide an updated overview of all product changes, as well as a preview of items our team will be tackling in the future.

Nathaniel Stokoe
Nathaniel Stokoe
February 8th, 2023
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Set up your data warehouse on Postgres in 30 minutes

Set up your data warehouse on Postgres in 30 minutes

Sometimes you've got some data in postgres and you just want to start analyzing it. Here's the scrappy guide to get you jamming on analytics - a guide for founders, PM’s, engineers trying to hack something together quickly.

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
May 18th, 2022
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Your dashboard is probably broken

Your dashboard is probably broken

Allowing users to explore and experiment with your data is crucial for building a data-driven culture. But when a report has become a production system – a real product with real users that depend on it – it’s important to start treating it more like an application. DataOps lets you treat them that way.

Dan Eisenberg
Dan Eisenberg
April 13th, 2022
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From the archives: Introducing Glean

From the archives: Introducing Glean

It’s never been easier to collect data and drop it in a database so you can analyze it. But what about getting to insights? Data visualization and reporting are hard - we're trying to make it easier.

Carlos Aguilar
Carlos Aguilar
March 30th, 2022
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