Some common Sisu terminology is listed below.
Term |
Definition |
Project |
Collection of metrics |
Metric |
Aggregated calculation of a column within a data set |
Analysis |
Workspace within Sisu to explore metrics and key drivers |
Metric Calculation |
Method of aggregating a column into a metric. For numerical metrics, the methods are average, sum, and count. For categorical metrics, they are rate and row count. |
Metric Type: Numerical |
Numerical metrics derived from a column that is numerical in nature |
Metric Type: Categorical |
Metrics from all other data-types |
Analysis Type: General Performance |
Type of analysis that explores how key subgroups affect the metric |
Analysis Type: Time Comparison |
Type of analysis that explores how metrics change across two periods |
Analysis Type: Group Comparison |
Type of analysis that explores how metrics differ between two groups |
Data Source |
Location where data originates, such as Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery, Snowflake |
Data Set: Table |
Data set that comes directly from the data source without additional data modeling |
Date Set: Saved Query |
Data set that comes from SQL queries |
Subgroup |
Set of column-value pairs (up to 3 pairs) that determines rows of data for analysis |
Fact |
Unit of analysis output, determined by a subgroup and its corresponding |