April 20, 2021

April Update

🎁 New Features

We've been improving the flow of key Graphext features to make them more instinctive to work with. You can now save insights to your recipe so that you don't lose them when you recreate a project. It's also easier to save and edit new segmentations. We're also getting ready to introduce you to some substantial - and colorful - new features next month!

01. Saving Insights to a Recipe

Insights are key. They help store your discoveries and build data-driven narratives. You don't want to lose them if you recreate a project using a different flow. We've added the ability to save insights to your recipe. Choose key aspects of your analysis, toggle the save switch and move your analysis forward without losing your findings. 

Insights that you save will appear in the Insights panel of your recreated project. You can change the configuration of your recreated project as much as you like - this won't affect the insights that you save. 

How can I start using it?

  • Start by saving some insights in a project you have built.
  • Then, click the green recipe icon at the bottom of the insights that you want to save.
  • Toggle the switch to save the insight.
  • Recreate the project using the settings menu located on the top left of your screen.
  • Edit your projects configuration until you are happy with the changes. Execute it.
  • Head over to the new project's insights panel to inspect your saved insights. 

02. Editing Segmentation Properties

Creating manual or automatic segmentations is a powerful way to discover sub-communities in your data. We've made it easier to customizing the properties of segmentations by improving the logic with which you edit a segmentation. We've also added a button to help you cancel the changes that you make and made it simpler to undo steps like renaming or coloring segments.

Segmentations act like a new variable in your dataset, dividing your values along lines that let you see your data from different perspectives. Segmentations are communities in your data and it is important to control how they appear.

Changes we've made to the flow of editing a segmentation are designed to give you greater freedom in renaming, coloring or removing segmentations. Make use of the undo and cancel buttons to control your changes precisely and quickly. 

How can I start using it?

  • Create a segmentation in one of your Graphext projects.
  • Click on the Edit Segmentation icon from inside the segmentations sidebar card.
  • Use the icons to rename, color and remove segments.
  • Undo and cancel any changes you make using the icons next to the Save button. 

🐞 Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • Fixed a bug preventing sub-cluster region labels from appearing after sub-clustering segments.
  • Fixed an issue with the product basket analysis flow.
  • Fixed an issue with the network of columns flow. 
  • Fixed a bug in the keywords flow when using datasets containing URL variables.
  • Improved the display of categorical values in your sidebar variable charts. Now, - no matter the number of values - categorical variables are always presented in bar charts, not lists.
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📖 Stories worth Sharing

01. Good Risk vs Bad Risk: Dissecting the Features of 1000 German Loans 

Paul has been digging into a dataset of 1000 loan applications from 1970 to uncover the mystery of good vs bad risk lending. Pulling apart the financial and social factors of a loan application, this post looks at the characteristics most likely to help people improve their risk profiles.

02. Analyzing Reviews

Businesses fighting to understand feedback from hundreds or thousands of customer reviews can analyze what people are saying using NLP techniques but it takes time and resources to do so. This guide is intended to walk you through the process of analyzing customer reviews with Graphext. We will analyze a dataset of 42,656 reviews about 3 Disneyland branches using the Text → Topics flow.