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3 Ways Curator Enables Your Analytics Hub2023-05-30 17:21:13Analytics can often feel like garage sale shopping — a disorganized pile of random items that are hard to sort through. There are treasures to be discovered, but it takes work and dedication to find them.
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April 2023 Curator Release Roundup2023-04-28 15:08:20It may be April, but the April Curator release is no April Fool’s joke! We’ve (April) showered in exciting new features for you, along with the showcase video to help you become the most Curator-savvy amongst your coworkers and give you more insight on how to implement these new features and changes.
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New Feature: Analytics Integrations and Writeback2023-05-23 14:36:06What does the future of modern analytics look like? At InterWorks, we’re always looking to the future and trying to answer this question. Here, I wanted to speculate about what that future could look like by focusing on an area that interests me: analytics integrations and writeback.
page thumbnail: Making Data-Driven Decisions with an Executive Portal
Making Data-Driven Decisions with an Executive Portal2023-03-14 15:26:12A growing tool for most companies is a well-designed executive portal that can provide executives with the data and information they need to make informed decisions and drive growth for their organizations. For many organizations that use tools like Power BI, Tableau and Thoughtspot, Curator has become the foundation for their executive portal.
page thumbnail: Unlocking the Power of Your Data with a Curator Intranet
Unlocking the Power of Your Data with a Curator Intranet2023-03-09 21:44:15Stop for a moment and think about all the tools you use in your work life. I bet the ones you use daily sprang to mind pretty quickly, but there are probably others you use every few weeks or months that were harder to recall. Here at InterWorks, we have a tools page with 79 links that doesn't even cover everything we all use as a company.
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Analytics the Way It Should Be2023-03-09 19:27:24People make better decisions with data. In most companies, they strive to be data-informed and data-driven, but far too often have to fall back to a gut feeling. The willingness to use data is there, but there are roadblocks to timely access.
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Curator 101: Tiles2023-03-08 22:47:18Alright, gather your plumbing gear because we are talking tiles! They are one of the most versatile page builder tools and I’m here to walk you through how to leverage all that you can. We will skip over some of the straightforward tiles such as Tableau Dashboard, Pages and files. We will be focusing on external URLs, menu keywords and manual tiles.
page thumbnail: 4 Reasons Self-Service Analytics Still Matter
4 Reasons Self-Service Analytics Still Matter2023-03-02 21:50:34A recent post about the death of Big Data reminded me that the industry often is a pendulum swinging from one thing to another. The pendulum swings within Business Intelligence too. Self-service and empowerment of users were all the rage a decade ago, but the excesses of it turned many platforms into the wild west with junk reports scattering the landscape.
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The Benefits of Embedded Analytics2023-02-28 20:35:47All businesses seek ways to make sense of their data and turn it into actionable insights. This rise in data-driven decision-making is where business intelligence (BI) tools such as Tableau, Power BI, and Thoughtspot come into play. You're probably already using one of these tools, leveraging their data visualization and analysis capabilities to help your organization make informed decisions and gain a competitive edge.
page thumbnail: Leveraging the Power of ThoughtSpot Everywhere with Curator
Leveraging the Power of ThoughtSpot Everywhere with Curator2023-02-24 22:58:12You have valuable data and insight. That data has untapped potential to drive growth and generate revenue. The challenge is monetizing your data is transforming your raw data into a product. The fastest way to do this is by leveraging the power of an embedded analytics solution with the power of Curator.
page thumbnail: Maximizing Your Data Monetization Potential with Curator
Maximizing Your Data Monetization Potential with Curator2023-02-24 22:59:08You have valuable data and insight. That data has untapped potential to drive growth and generate revenue. The challenge is monetizing your data is transforming your raw data into a product. The fastest way to do this is by leveraging the power of an embedded analytics solution with the power of Curator.
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February 2023 Curator Release Roundup2023-02-23 21:31:29It’s the end of the month, so it’s time for a new take on an old classic! Welcome to the February Curator release notes. Key new features we added this release are listed here in more detail, so you can explore and try them out for yourselves.
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Notices Feature Update: Scheduling Notices2023-02-07 15:32:13Gone are the days of manually logging into your Curator backend to turn on/off a notification for your users. With the ability to schedule notices, you now have the freedom to plan critical communications to your users ahead of time and automatically deploy them.
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Curator 101: Keywords and Keyword Pages2023-02-28 18:11:58Increasing content discoverability is key to driving analytics user adoption. In this article, I’ll discuss how you can use keywords within your Curator portal to cut down the time that your users spend searching, and take your prized analytic content from lost to found.
page thumbnail: Curator Is Sunsetting Custom Code Support: What You Should Know
Curator Is Sunsetting Custom Code Support: What You Should Know2023-01-31 19:00:30Curator has continued to grow with increased integrations and customization options. You can now style your analytics without needing custom CSS, HTML, PHP or JavaScript. By building native styling tools, we've created a more stable system that anybody can use. We believe strongly that the best, most stable Curator experience is when using our native features in place of custom code. That’s why we’re making the decision to end support for custom code.
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Curator 101: Notices2023-02-28 18:12:22Whether you’re needing to make your users are aware of upcoming maintenance, providing updates on site architecture or need to communicate lots of legal restrictions (like Professor Umbridge in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," but you don’t have the budget for those bulky wall placards,) notices can be a simple yet effective tool for delivering necessary information to your audience.
page thumbnail: Curator 101: Troubleshooting SAML Responses
Curator 101: Troubleshooting SAML Responses2023-01-31 19:00:30When talking about SAML single sign-on (SSO) and Curator, there are several moving parts that all need to be working in order to have a seamless flow. These moving parts include your SAML identity provider (IdP), Curator and usually one or more of your analytics platforms (Tableau, ThoughtSpot, etc.).
page thumbnail: Curator New Feature Spotlight: Username Mapping
Curator New Feature Spotlight: Username Mapping2023-02-28 18:12:58Do you have groups of friends or family that call you different names? Have you ever had two of these groups collide, each calling you something different and being confused when you respond to a strange nickname? Or maybe your analytics infrastructure was built by disconnected groups and the username formats don’t match across the systems? We can bring your analytic platform users together in Curator!
page thumbnail: Curator 101: Troubleshooting 502 and 504 Errors
Curator 101: Troubleshooting 502 and 504 Errors2023-02-28 18:13:32Quite simply, if you receive a 502 or 504 error while interacting with Curator, then the cause is a reverse proxy or load balancer sitting in front of Curator. Curator, itself, does not generate these types of errors.
page thumbnail: Style. Is. Everything. Introducing: Curator Themes
Style. Is. Everything. Introducing: Curator Themes2023-02-28 18:14:03You want (or should want) to bring your various analytic platforms together in an environment that feels like your brand. If you’re a larger company, you may even have departments that have their own brand and style guide. Our solution for this is Group Overrides, and assigning Themes just got a whole lot easier.
page thumbnail: Curator New Feature Spotlight: YouTube Videos
Curator New Feature Spotlight: YouTube Videos2023-01-31 19:00:30The Curator team is always looking for ways to make your life that much easier, and one way to do that is to give you seamless integrations with other platforms. We are excited to announce that Curator now has a dedicated YouTube element allowing you to easily embed your videos.
page thumbnail: 4 Ways to Increase User Adoption with Curator
4 Ways to Increase User Adoption with Curator2023-01-31 19:00:30You've invested a lot of money in your analytics platforms. Expert analysts have spent time developing dashboards. Maybe you have even created a center of excellence to help facilitate your company's analytics culture. All these things are great, but perhaps you're still disappointed in the user metrics for how many people visit your dashboards.
page thumbnail: Curator 101: The Ins and Outs of Tableau's PAT
Curator 101: The Ins and Outs of Tableau's PAT2023-01-31 19:00:30Tableau’s Personal Access Tokens (PAT) have been around for a while now. These are used as an alternative to your normal login credentials, especially for automation/scripting since they avoid issues with Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and password expiration policies.
page thumbnail: Curator Best Practices: Tuning Menu Performance
Curator Best Practices: Tuning Menu Performance2023-01-31 19:00:30Since you opened this blog post, it stands to reason that you’d like to get to know Curator better. Instead of telling you that Curator likes long walks on the beach and candlelight dinners, movie preferences might be a more relevant here.
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Webinar Replay: Redesign the Analytics Experience with Curator2023-01-31 19:00:30A lot of analytics tools are fantastic at visualizing data, but they don’t really have a good solution for presenting that data in a clean and effective way. That’s where Curator by InterWorks comes in.
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Curator Best Practices: Scripted Deployment-Based Upgrades2023-01-31 19:00:30The topic discussed here is not covered by Curator support and is not recommended as it is difficult to predict all the ways this may cause problems as the platform evolves
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Curator Best Practices: Containerizing Your Portal2023-01-31 19:00:30The topic discussed here is not covered by Curator support and is not recommended as it is difficult to predict all the ways this may cause problems as the platform evolves
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Curator 101: Explorer2023-01-31 19:00:31After you have added a lot of content to your site, it can be difficult to find the best way to show it all off. This is the exact scenario we created the Explorer element for!
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Take Control of Your Fonts2023-01-31 19:00:31Customize your Curator fonts to reflect your brand. Make titles bold, section headers upper case, italicize the body text or use a different font for footer text.
page thumbnail: Curator Groups Are Now Platform-Agnostic
Curator Groups Are Now Platform-Agnostic2023-01-31 19:00:31Formerly, groups in Curator have been directly tied to Tableau, which was useful while Tableau was the only integrated analytic platform we supported. But now, we have Microsoft Power BI and ThoughtSpot and we’re constantly adding more.
page thumbnail: Curator New Feature Spotlight: Box Embedding
Curator New Feature Spotlight: Box Embedding2023-01-31 19:00:31Though it has always been possible to add Box to your Curator, it has now become much easier to integrate and style it to fit your designs.
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Curator 101: Navigation Introduction2023-01-31 19:00:31Your dashboards don’t have to wander the analytics wilderness any longer, thanks to the navigation and discovery features that Curator has to offer.
page thumbnail: Curator New Feature Spotlight: SSRS Embedding
Curator New Feature Spotlight: SSRS Embedding2023-01-31 19:00:31In this journey, Curator made friends with SQL Server Reporting Services (known to its friends as SSRS). If your company utilizes SSRS, it’s now easier than ever to embed those influential reports within your Curator portal to get the views and likes you desire.
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Curator 101: Custom Fonts2023-01-31 19:00:31The ability to utilize custom fonts is one of many Curator features that allow you to provide a unique and cohesive experience for your users. Whether you use a standard web-safe font, a proprietary ...
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Where Did My Tableau Server Connection Go?2023-01-31 19:00:31The data experience has evolved, and with it, what users want out of that experience. Offering users an embedded analytics solution is now expected. Curator does that, but it doesn’t just stop there. It offers your users the height of customization and convenience through...
page thumbnail: Curator New Feature Spotlight: Updates to Group Override
Curator New Feature Spotlight: Updates to Group Override2023-01-31 19:00:31This post is an update to a previously published blog about the Group Override feature. The content below reflects the most up-to-date UI and interactive functionalities ...
page thumbnail: Curator 101: Choose Your Own Styling & Branding
Curator 101: Choose Your Own Styling & Branding2023-01-31 19:00:31Curator’s Page Builder is a powerful tool that allows you to go beyond the standard analytic pages created when you bring in Tableau, Power BI or ThoughtSpot content. With Page Builder, you can ...
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Curator 101: Page Builder Basics2023-01-31 19:00:31Curator’s Page Builder is a powerful tool that allows you to go beyond the standard analytic pages created when you bring in Tableau, Power BI or ThoughtSpot content. With Page Builder, you can ...
page thumbnail: Curator 101: Boost Site Security with New Password Settings
Curator 101: Boost Site Security with New Password Settings2023-01-31 19:00:31It’s always a good idea to keep your site as secure as possible. Beyond settings like https, multi-factor authentication and firewalls, you can now set better password policies ...
page thumbnail: Case Study: Custom Analytics for a Healthcare Insurance Leader
Case Study: Custom Analytics for a Healthcare Insurance Leader2023-01-31 19:00:31Healthcare insurance providers offer invaluable support and safety for their members. The ability to deliver community-type plans on a national scale is one way these organizations create beneficial experiences for those needing ...
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Curator Announces New Integration with ThoughtSpot2023-01-31 19:00:31What’s a burglar’s favorite dance move? The running man! What’s a clock’s favorite herb? Thyme! What’s an analyst’s favorite way to bring together their reports from multiple tools? Curator! Apologies for the dad jokes. No apology for letting you know how cool Curator is!
page thumbnail: Curator New Feature Spotlight: Multiple Tableau Server Connections
Curator New Feature Spotlight: Multiple Tableau Server Connections2023-01-31 19:00:31Curator has always had strong ties with Tableau. However, this relationship has always been limited to one Curator instance per Tableau connection. While you could always publish dashboards from more than one Tableau Server, Tableau Online and Tableau Public by hand-entering the dashboard links, Curator would ...
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Webinar Replay: Curator Product Roadmap2023-01-31 19:00:31In this webinar, we spend time reviewing the new offerings and updates for the Curator product. You can find the recording at the bottom of this post ...
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Curator New Feature Spotlight: Updated Guided Tutorials2023-01-31 19:00:31This post is an update to a previous blog about guided tutorials. This up-to-date post features current features and UI. You know what they say: a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, when it comes to...
page thumbnail: Curator 101: Updated Setup of SSL/TLS Certificates for HTTPS
Curator 101: Updated Setup of SSL/TLS Certificates for HTTPS2023-03-02 16:04:21This post is an update to a previous blog about SSL/TLS certificates and has been updated to reflect the most current capabilities and UI of Curator. If your Curator portal is available to the World Wide Web, we highly recommend setting up encryption
page thumbnail: Curator New Feature Spotlight: Collapsible Side Navigation
Curator New Feature Spotlight: Collapsible Side Navigation2023-01-31 19:00:31We all know the issue of limited screen size and the wish we have to give our data more room to breathe. Well, you asked for it, and now we have a new feature that allows you to easily create more space for your data ...
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Curator New Feature Spotlight: Hero Component2023-01-31 19:00:31We are super excited to announce a shiny new addition to our Page Builder with the February release. The Hero Component (sometimes referred to as a page banner) allows you ...
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Easy Tableau Dashboard Feedback in Curator2023-01-31 19:00:31Did you know you can provide a user feedback form on each of your Tableau dashboards using Curator?
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The Best of Curator: 2021 Highlights2023-01-31 19:00:31Last year was a big one for Curator! It was the one-year anniversary of our rebrand and saw numerous exciting developments come through regarding Curator team growth, Enterprise capabilities and...
page thumbnail: Curator 101: Changing PHP Configuration
Curator 101: Changing PHP Configuration2023-01-31 19:00:31Take a journey with me back in time. In the beginning of what would eventually become Curator, we thought it was a good idea to...
page thumbnail: Launching Curator from the AWS Marketplace
Launching Curator from the AWS Marketplace2023-01-31 19:00:31Launching your Curator instance from AWS is a pretty simple process. Best of all: AWS gives you the flexibility to bring an...
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Curator 101: Updated Contact Us Forms2023-01-31 19:00:31This post is an update to a previous blog about Contact Us forms. The steps are largely the same, but the current user interface is reflected in the screenshots, and one important distinction is...
page thumbnail: Curator 101: Troubleshooting Trusted Ticket Authentication
Curator 101: Troubleshooting Trusted Ticket Authentication2023-01-31 19:00:31IYKYK. Curator + Tableau + Trusted Tickets unlocks some powerful features. If you don’t know what Trusted Ticket Authentication is, it’s telling your Tableau Server that you trust Curator to authenticate users on its behalf. The way Tableau Server knows to trust Curator is...
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Branding & Embedding Tableau Online Dashboards2023-01-31 19:00:31Administrating a whole Tableau Server and taking care of upgrades can be scary. Or maybe after reading through Tony’s convincing arguments to make the move to the cloud, you’ve begun using Tableau Online. If so...
page thumbnail: Building and Supporting the Entire Curator Experience
Building and Supporting the Entire Curator Experience2023-01-31 19:00:31At its core, Curator is about unifying the analytics experience where it meets the user. We call this the presentation layer. However, whether you’re building an internal analytics hub for your company or a new product to offer customers, Curator is only one part of the ...
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Curator New Feature Spotlight: Multi-Factor Authentication2023-01-31 19:00:31When it comes to data security, you shouldn’t leave anything up to chance. We want your Curator environment to be secure and help you...
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Webinar Replay: Getting Started with Curator2023-01-31 19:00:31Here at InterWorks, we love immersive experiences, which is why we are so passionate about our Curator solution. With Curator, we are helping clients build...
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Celebrating One Year of Curator2023-01-31 19:00:31While the last year has been memorable for a variety of reasons, one reason for us is the successful rebrand of Curator! While its ...
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Curator 101: Essential Setup2023-01-31 19:00:31You’ve got your brand new Curator and it probably looks something like this ...
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Curator Feature Spotlight: Org Chart2023-01-31 19:00:31Have you ever thought, “Boy, I’d really like to see the structure of my organization and explore it in a stunning, interactive chart within my instance of Curator by InterWorks”? If you answered “Yes” I have some GREAT news! We’ve added an Org Chart tool to Curator for...
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Curator 101: Migrations2023-01-31 19:00:31Whether you have a change control process to promote content from a test system to a production system, or you are moving your Curator portal from one server to another, there are a few different options for migration. You won’t even...
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Get to Know Curator in Two Minutes2023-01-31 19:00:31You know how to get started with Curator in five minutes, but what if you’re not all that familiar with Curator in the first place? This video will help you put ...
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Webinar Replay: Tableau Trailers & Design Teasers2023-01-31 19:00:31Curator was launched in 2016, and over the years, we’ve supported numerous clients with embedding analytics. But what does that really mean, and what does it look like in practice?
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Meet the Team Behind Curator2023-01-31 19:00:31You may know that InterWorks has a lot of technical expertise to offer. We’re a small company, but we pack a pretty mean punch when it comes to specialties, areas of support and...
page thumbnail: Introducing the New Curator Page Builder
Introducing the New Curator Page Builder2023-01-31 19:00:31Did you have a New Year’s resolution going into 2021? I know I did. Did you fail within the first couple weeks? I know I did… The good news is there’s a lot of year left to get back on track and reach those goals! The other good news is...
page thumbnail: Get Started with Curator in Five Minutes
Get Started with Curator in Five Minutes2023-01-31 19:00:30When it comes to Curator, we want to deliver a high-quality product tailored not only to your analytics needs but also the demands on your time. In this video, I walk you through how to...
page thumbnail: Enhance Tableau with These Five Curator Enterprise Features
Enhance Tableau with These Five Curator Enterprise Features2023-01-31 19:00:31Are you trying to deliver Tableau to a global audience? Do you have deployments that involve multiple external customers, departments or countries? Curator Enterprise is making it easier than ever to...
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Webinar Replay: Curating a Better Data Experience2023-01-31 19:00:31A new year is a great opportunity to set new goals, and something we regularly do is ask ourselves how we can continue to stretch and more precisely support customers. If you’re looking to add huge value to your analytics this year, Curator can unlock a richer...
page thumbnail: Curator New Feature Spotlight: Central Dispatch
Curator New Feature Spotlight: Central Dispatch2023-03-02 22:26:56By now, you know that Curator is great. However, there is something even better than a Curator portal … lots of Curator portals. Many of our customers already have several Curator instances running. These are mostly used to...
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Curator Updates: January 20212023-01-31 19:00:31A new year is bringing big changes to Curator! We’re always on the lookout for ways to improve and unify your data experience—not only on the frontend for your users but also on the backend for you and other admins. We’re thrilled...
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Curator New Feature Spotlight: Translator2023-02-24 19:21:44I’m going to let you in on some behind-the-scenes intel. Not many people know this, but in its spare time, Curator loves to watch episodes of Star Trek and dreams of one day joining Starfleet. While Curator isn’t ready to enlist today, it has been working...
page thumbnail: Happy 4th Birthday, Curator!
Happy 4th Birthday, Curator!2023-01-31 19:00:30Happy fourth birthday, Curator! I know, I know … you might be saying, “Hold the phone. I just met Curator! How can this be?” Yes. You’re not wrong. The product you know and love as Curator lived its previous life as Portals for Tableau...
page thumbnail: What’s the Deal with Embedding?
What’s the Deal with Embedding?2023-01-31 19:00:31Finally! Your dashboard is finished. No – your masterpiece is finished. It’s a work of art! After working back and forth on data validation to ensure all the numbers are right and working on design to make sure the dashboard...
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Welcome to the Curator Blog2023-01-31 19:00:31Well hello there, neighbor! It’s my pleasure to welcome you to the official Curator blog. Whether you’re new to Curator or you’re an old friend from our Portals for Tableau days, we’re glad you’re here...