A powerful new feature in Metabase version 0.33 allows you to join data together from your datasources to answer questions and create visualisations. This comes along with a complete refresh of the query builder within Metabase, which more than ever provides an easy way of exploring your data without having to rely on SQL. In this post, I’ll show you a quick example of how you can use these new features to join, aggregate and visualise some product usage data.
Metabase is a great app for learning about and visualising your product data. A mainstay of any product dashboard is the usage funnel - tracking the proportion of users that complete a product journey or goal within your service. Whilst Metabase has a funnel visualisation available, making it work can be a bit tricky - so here is a worked example.
Having access to data usage data is a key part of Product Management. Being able to quickly visualise and share data is also an important part of helping your team understand the impact of their work.