Zoho Analytics update April 2024

Unlock new insights and drive smarter decisions with the latest Zoho Analytics update April 2024. Stay ahead of the curve and optimise your analytics workflows with powerful new features. This month’s updates are designed to enhance data visualisation, streamline collaboration, and empower data-driven decision-making. Dive into the latest enhancements that promise to elevate your analytics experience and maximise the value of your data.

New Database Connectivity

Explore Zoho’s latest enhancements with two new database connectivity options: HFSQL and OLEDB databases. Simply integrate your data into Zoho Analytics, ensuring secure connections and unlocking valuable insights. Schedule periodic fetches for near-real-time analysis, empowering you to make data-driven decisions with confidence.

Business benefits of new database connectivity

  • Enhanced Data Integration: With the addition of HFSQL and OLEDB databases, you can now integrate a wider range of data sources into Zoho Analytics. This allows for a more comprehensive analysis of your business data.
  • Secure Connections: Ensure the security of your data by establishing secure connections between Zoho Analytics and your databases. This will safeguard sensitive information and ensuring compliance with data protection regulations.
  • Valuable Insights: By connecting your databases to Zoho Analytics, you can extract valuable insights and uncover actionable intelligence. This in turn will drive informed decision-making and strategic initiatives within your organisation.
  • Real-time Analysis: Schedule periodic data fetches for near-real-time analysis, enabling you to stay updated with the latest information and make timely decisions. Decisions based on current data trends and patterns rather than gut instincts.

Workspace Level Currency Formatting

Users now have the ability to effortlessly configure and modify the display format for currency data type columns directly from the workspace Settings tab. This feature guarantees the maintenance of a standardised and cohesive format throughout all reports and dashboards.

Business benefits of Workspace Level Currency Formatting

  • Consistent Presentation: Ensure uniformity and consistency in currency data representation across all reports and dashboards. This will enhance the professional appearance of financial data.
  • Enhanced Clarity: By setting and editing display formats easily, users can ensure that currency values are presented in a clear and understandable manner, facilitating better decision-making.
  • Time Savings: With simplified configuration options directly accessible from the workspace Settings tab, users save time that would otherwise be spent navigating through complex settings menus.
  • Improved Accuracy: By maintaining a standardised format, the risk of errors in currency data representation is minimised. This in turn promotes accuracy and reliability in financial reporting and analysis.

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Data Storytelling – Zia Insights in Zoho Show

Introducing Zia Insights in Zoho Show! Elevate your presentations with captivating narratives powered by AI through Zia Insights. This feature can be activated when crafting an advanced slideshow. You also have the flexibility to refine the generated narratives to perfectly suit your needs.
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Business benefits of Zia insights in Zoho Show

  • Enhanced Engagement: Zia Insights adds depth and context to your presentations, capturing your audience’s attention with compelling narratives backed by AI. This helps in keeping your audience engaged throughout the presentation.
  • Time-saving: By leveraging AI to generate narratives, Zia Insights streamlines the process of creating impactful presentations. This saves valuable time for presenters, allowing them to focus on refining the content and delivery.
  • Improved Understanding: The narratives generated by Zia Insights offer valuable insights and interpretations of your data. Which in turn helps your audience to better understand the information being presented. This leads to more effective communication and decision-making.
  • Customisation Options: With the ability to edit the generated narratives, presenters can tailor the content to match their specific messaging and audience preferences. This ensures that the presentation aligns closely with the presenter’s objectives and enhances its effectiveness.

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Introducing JS API

If you’ve integrated Zoho Analytics reports into your intranet, portal, blog, or business app, Zoho’s latest JavaScript API offers enhanced flexibility and functionality. Tailor the user experience by customising how users interact with the visualisations. You can also enable actions like applying filters or triggering specific actions directly within the embedded environment.

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Wrap Text in Dashboards

With the latest update to the text element in dashboards, users now have the option to enable text wrapping. This feature enhances readability and prevents text from overflowing into neighboring components, ensuring a more polished presentation.

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New Modules support in Zoho Projects

Users can now sync data from the Comments field of the projects and task modules in Zoho Projects.

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As you explore these exciting updates to Zoho Analytics, we invite you to consider how they can revolutionise your data analysis and reporting processes. If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of these updates and how they can be tailored to suit your organisation’s specific needs, don’t hesitate to reach out. Book a meeting with us to discuss how you can leverage these enhancements to drive better insights and decision-making in your business. We look forward to helping you unlock the full potential of Zoho Analytics for your organisation.

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