New – Announcing Automated Data Preparation for Amazon QuickSight Q

In this post that was published in September 2021, Jeff Barr announced general availability of Amazon QuickSight Q. To recap, Amazon QuickSight Q is a natural language query capability that lets business users ask simple questions of their data. QuickSight Q is powered by machine learning (ML), providing self-service analytics by allowing you to query Read more about New – Announcing Automated Data Preparation for Amazon QuickSight Q[…]

New — Create and Share Operational Reports at Scale with Amazon QuickSight Paginated Reports

There are various ways to report on data insights, and paginated reports is one of them. Paginated reports are essential documents that contain critical business information for end-users. For decades, paginated reports have been the standard business reporting format. The following are examples of paginated reports. On the left shows the report for income statement Read more about New — Create and Share Operational Reports at Scale with Amazon QuickSight Paginated Reports[…]

New Amazon QuickSight API Capabilities to Accelerate Your BI Transformation

Regular readers of this blog, and AWS customers alike, know the benefits of infrastructure as code (IaC). It allows you to describe your infrastructure using a programming language to consistently deploy your infrastructure to multiple environments or AWS Regions. Other benefits are the possibility to version-control your infrastructure using the same development tools and workflow Read more about New Amazon QuickSight API Capabilities to Accelerate Your BI Transformation[…]

AWS Week in Review – October 17, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! Monday means it’s time for another Week in Review post, so, without further ado, let’s dive right in! Last Week’s Launches Here’s some launch announcements from last week you may Read more about AWS Week in Review – October 17, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – September 5, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! As a new week begins, let’s quickly look back at the most significant AWS news from the previous seven days. Last Week’s Launches Here are the launches that got my Read more about AWS Week in Review – September 5, 2022[…]

AWS Week in Review – August 29, 2022

I’ve just returned from data and machine learning (ML) conferences in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California. It’s been great to chat with customers and developers about the latest technology trends and use cases. This past week has also been packed with launches at AWS. Last Week’s Launches Here are some launches that got my Read more about AWS Week in Review – August 29, 2022[…]

New — Fine-Grained Visual Embedding Powered by Amazon QuickSight

Today, we are announcing a new feature, Fine-Grained Visual Embedding Powered by Amazon QuickSight. With this feature, individual visualizations from Amazon QuickSight dashboards can now be embedded in high-traffic webpages and applications. Additionally, this feature enables you to provide rich insights for your end-users where they need them the most, without server or software setup Read more about New — Fine-Grained Visual Embedding Powered by Amazon QuickSight[…]

AWS Week in Review – July 4, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! Summer has arrived in Finland, and these last few days have been hotter than in the Canary Islands! Today in the US it is Independence Day. I hope that if Read more about AWS Week in Review – July 4, 2022[…]

Amazon QuickSight Q – Business Intelligence Using Natural Language Questions

Making sense of business data so that you can get value out of it is worthwhile yet still challenging. Even though the term Business Intelligence (BI) has been around since the mid-1800s (according to Wikipedia) adoption of contemporary BI tools within enterprises is still fairly low. Amazon QuickSight was designed to make it easier for Read more about Amazon QuickSight Q – Business Intelligence Using Natural Language Questions[…]

New – Announcing Amazon AppFlow

Software as a service (SaaS) applications are becoming increasingly important to our customers, and adoption is growing rapidly. While there are many benefits to this way of consuming software, one challenge is that data is now living in lots of different places. To get meaningful insights from this data, we need to have a way Read more about New – Announcing Amazon AppFlow[…]