Vista Analytics Series: Variable Dimension Analytics

An HCM system such as Vista supports many different attributes for any given situation. Instead of creating different Analytics for every combination of these, you can create a single Analytic that lets the user choose the desired ones. For example, instead of two Analytics to display skill proficiencies by Location and Organization and also by Organization and Location (i.e., flipping the row and column pivots), you can create a single Analytic where the user chooses (and even include other selectable dimensions in addition to these two).

In this example, if the user just did a skills assessment analysis by Organization, no clear pattern would have emerged other than maybe two or three areas; however, by switching the analysis to locations, it is clear that the largest needs are in the ACME location.

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Marco Padovani
Senior Development Manager
mpadovani@pdssoftware.com