How to collect data from Sisense

This article demonstrates how to create a Metric or Report using a Sisense as a data source. It assumes that you have already established connectivity to Sisense.

1. Access New > Report

Access New > Report
  1. Name the Report: Define a unique descriptive name of your element
  2. Reported: choose the measurement interval from the drop-down list
  3. Category: define a category this element belongs to
  4. To move on to defining data collection details, click Next: Define Report

2. Define settings for Data Collection

  1. Data Source: select the account you have created for Sisense
  2. Data Collection Schedule: Specify the trigger that will be used to collect the data for your report
  3. Report: Choose the report that should serve as a basis from the drop-down list
  4. Input Plug-in Command listing all the data you would like to fetch from Sisense (manually or using the Visual Editor)
  5. Once you are ready with you command, click Show Data.

3. If the command is validated successfully

  1. If your plugin command is valid, the command box is green and the Report Columns are shown in the table below; if there are any errors, the box is colored in red and errors are explained below the statement box.
  2. Click Update Live Report to save the changes and move to the Report Viewer.

Result

Here is a Report with the data fetched using Sisense plug-in.

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