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Has anyone re-created a similar dashboard to the new "Home" Dashboard on GA?

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<- Like this one?

 

I'm about to work on recreating some of them for my standard base-template, but if anyone wants to share the load or has some done it would be nice to share. I hate tedious things.

 

I really like the active user one but not sure if it's possible w/ straight GA

Has anyone re-created a similar dashboard to the new &quot;Home&quot; Dashboard on GA?

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No, but it looks good. I will give it a try myself! I find it very cool! 

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Hi Taylor!

 

Currently, Data Studio does not offer metrics like Active Users as I see in my reports options

Has anyone re-created a similar dashboard to the new &quot;Home&quot; Dashboard on GA?

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No, 

 

But you can get Number of sessions instead. 

Has anyone re-created a similar dashboard to the new &quot;Home&quot; Dashboard on GA?

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Data Studio sadly doesn't offer all the visualizations you see under the GA Home tab - no map, no heatmap, no cohort style, and very limited interactions, and no ability to let the user select a segment. I wish there was more uniformity between the various solutions - I guess this will come eventually. I don't see why DS and GA wouldn't share the same visualization libraries.

Has anyone re-created a similar dashboard to the new &quot;Home&quot; Dashboard on GA?

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Actually, with the Table chart, you can add a "heatmap" within the Style options panel. Still not fulfill all our needs, but there are new features weeks after weeks! 

Has anyone re-created a similar dashboard to the new &quot;Home&quot; Dashboard on GA?

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Agree, and I would add, Adwords has a whole separate (new) reporting application, that is in many ways better than Google Analytics. Drag and drop fields to your heart's content. I guess this is what they mean by Google having many separate "silos" as as business. 

Simply put, I think it is clear that users want to be able to edit/modify the widgets in this new Home view. 

Has anyone re-created a similar dashboard to the new &quot;Home&quot; Dashboard on GA?

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Oh yes! That's right Smiley Happy

I recently had to advise one of my clients for a good reporting & dashboarding solution, ranging from Excel/Google Sheet with plugins to Data Studio, to one of multiple SaaS-based solutions and up to Tableau. Given their maturity level, I advised them to go with Data Studio even if for now there are some limitations. The solution is evolving very quickly and I have no doubt within a couple of months it will be a very different product.

 

Story repeats itself... when GA came out competitors dismissed it as "free", "entry level". Look now! GA is used by over 80% of the Top Retailers according to a study by Cardinal Path.


When GTM was launched, all competitors played the game of saying Google was "educating" the market - sure did! GTM is now the dominant solution amongst retailers.

 

Little birds are telling me SaaS-based dashboarding solutions will have a hard time (GoT reference totally intended!)

Has anyone re-created a similar dashboard to the new &quot;Home&quot; Dashboard on GA?

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Great stuff Taylor but it would be better if we could convert the home dashboard into a report?