Resizable Reports, Metric Report & Enhanced Performance


We’re excited to announce the latest Watershed features coming out this month—including fully resizable reports, improved dashboard report display, the new Metric Report, and performance enhancements.

Watershed Dashboard Upgrades

Earlier this year, we introduced an updated look and feel for Watershed with the goal of helping you better tell stories with your data. We’ve received extremely positive feedback from these changes as well as some additional requests for upgrades. This month, we’re excited to release our second round of User Interface upgrades.

Fully Resizable Reports

With January’s release, we added the ability to horizontally resize reports on dashboards. With this month’s release, you can vertically resize reports, too! We’ve also added more grid options for resizing reports, so you’ll have more flexibility to rearrange reports. And you can create white space on your dashboard without automatic report reorganization (a.k.a. the Watershed Shuffle).

Watershed Resizable Reports

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Heatmap & Leaderboard Display

On dashboards, Heatmaps and Leaderboards now show more detailed data instead of summary views. For Heatmap reports, you’ll see a graded chart instead of average values. And for Leaderboard reports, instead of seeing just one measure, you can resize these reports to view additional measures.

Watershed Heatmap & Leaderboard DisplayResizing a leaderboard to show more measures on a dashboard.

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Metric Report

The new Metric Report allows you to highlight a metric—such as a specific KPI or other key measure—on a dashboard so you can easily tell stories with your data. Choose a measure, and users viewing that dashboard will see that measure’s most recent value. You also can use this report to create and display text boxes on your dashboards, giving you the ability to provide context to your data.

Watershed Metric ReportMetric reports on a sales dashboard highlight important metrics.

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Performance Upgrades

We’re constantly working to improve the load time for Watershed’s data sets and reports. In order to quicken load times, we’re showing estimated values for certain measure aggregations (DISTINCT COUNT and SET). By default, aggregation values 1,000 and below will be the actual values, and numbers more than 1,000 will be within 1 to 3% of the actual values. This default value can be raised to 10,000 in Advanced Configuration.

Watershed Performance Upgrades

A message appears at the bottom of reports to let users know they’re seeing estimated values for some measures.

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Where can I get help?

You can check out performance upgrades in your account starting now! And we’ll be unveiling resizable reports, Heatmap and Leaderboard display, and the Metric Report in your account on April 16. To learn more about using all of Watershed's features, visit our help section. You're also welcome to contact us if you have any questions or need help.

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Brooks Alford

About The Author

As Director of Client Success, Brooks provides client training and implementation support, maintains Watershed’s roadmap, and prioritizes feature development.