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Epicor Data Analytics 7.3.0 – Nested Grids, Sync Items Enable/Disable, And Snapshot Data Retention

Epicor Data Analytics (EDA) Release 7.3.0 has gone live and is now available to EDA customers. This release

Epicor Data Analytics (EDA) Release 7.3.0 has gone live and is now available to EDA customers. This release contains several bug fixes, new features, and key improvements. Here are the biggest takeaways to appear in the EDA 7.3.0 update. For more information on the capabilities and functionality of Epicor ERP, click the more info button below.

Nested Grids

The new “marquee” feature for the 7.3.0 release, grid nesting allows users to create an “expand/contract” report within the EDA grid. Grouped by dimension, the nested grid will allow up to three levels of detail to be displayed. This can include everything from customer data, purchase history, and product information. Whatever data you wish to associate in the view, your preferences can be saved, added to the dashboard of your choice, or exported.

A screenshot of the nested grids feature in use.

The Nested Grids Feature Is Useful On Many Levels. A full video of the nested grids feature and its capability can be viewed, here.

Data Snapshot Retention

Administrators syncing data within EDA, retention of historical snapshots can be an invaluable tool when working with datasets. To use the feature, tick the ‘Retain snapshot’ box when adding a file in Sync. Retention periods can be set for both daily and monthly periods. This feature is especially useful when working with data that is updated in real-time, allowing you to retain and view historical snapshots at-will.

a screenshot of the data retention snapshot feature in use.

Reference Your Snap Shots For An Easy Look Back At Historical Data.

Retained data can be viewed by navigating to Administration > Sync sources and selecting the relevant source to view in more detail. In the example below, each snapshot is identified by its timestamp according to the retention period previously set by the user.

Enable and Disable Sync Items Functionality

Administrators who have been looking for a veritable pause button when it comes to data sync will find just that with the new Enable/Disable Sync Items functionality released in EDA 7.3.0. The function is easy to engage. All admins need to do is tick enable box in the Data Items panel prior to sync taking place.

A screenshot of how items are enabled and disabled for syncing in the Epicor Data Analytics Interface.

Enabling And Disabling Sync For Your Items Is A One-Click Action.

Newly added items and items being edited can also be enabled or disabled for sync using the same method.

A screenshot of the Enable and Disable Sync functionality works for newly added items.

Enable Sync When Adding A New Item With A Single Click. You Can Always Disable Later If You Choose.

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