Analytics News

Google recently launched a new search engine built specifically with data scientists in mind, to help them find data easier and to facilitate data-gathering processes.   The new tool is called "Dataset Search" and it enables easy access to millions of...
Last year, there were more than 660 bankruptcies filings in the US retail sector alone, a 30% increase from 2016, with more than 7.000 store closing announcements, according to BankruptcyData.com. Furthermore, the total number of US store fell for the...
Tableau Software just launched Tableau Prep (previously known as Project Maestro), a brand new product designed to help you quickly combine, shape and clean data for analysts.   You will now have a direct visual experience and gain a deeper understanding of...
Google just introduced a new learning tool for analysts: a Google Analytics sample dataset for BigQuery. The Sample Dataset is meant to enhance analysts' practical experience, by allowing them to analyze analytics data in BigQuery.   The new Google Analytics dataset is...
Google Analytics, the most popular reporting platform in the world, is getting ready for the new General Data Protection Regulations in Europe, and just announced users about new Data Retention Controls, that will come into effect starting May 25, 2018.   The...
Cambridge Analytica. A name that emerged from virtual anonymity and became a trojan horse for Facebook. At least for now.   A small digital company specialized in profiling potential voters for candidates managed to be the epicenter of the biggest scandal...
Google released new features for one of the most popular reporting platforms in the world, introducing a more powerful way to organize and manage access the Analytics accounts: user groups inside Google Analytics, plus enforceable user policies.   By adding the...
It's been more than a year since we started talking about Google's transition to a mobile-first index, and we finally caught up with the future: Google announced that starting July 2018, page speed will be a ranking factor for mobile...
PageSpeed Insights just got smarter, and it’s now using real-world data for even more in-depth suggestions. Could this be one of the clearest mirrors for developers to see themselves and their creations through the ever wandering-eyes of Google?   The tool...