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Insights play a crucial role in business by helping users gain a deeper and more accurate understanding of their operations. They assist data analysts and decision-makers in interpreting critical aspects of their business and offer valuable recommendations for improvement.

One of the most powerful aspects of insights is their ability to simplify complex data analysis. Instead of requiring data analysts to navigate through vast datasets and conduct intricate analyses, insights use visualizations to present actionable information in a clear and straightforward manner.

This simplification is incredibly valuable as it allows users at various levels of expertise to make informed decisions.

Working with Insights

Insights comprise 3 key processes. 

  1. Configure an Insight on vuSmartMaps is a straightforward and powerful process. Begin by logging in and visiting the Insights section under Explore. Streamline your insights management and effortlessly create cards that best fit your needs. Here, you’ll have access to both:
    • Insight Cards: When creating an Insight Card, you can customize it by providing a name, and description, and selecting the type (Text, HTML, or Markdown). You can also define Labels and associate them with Data Models and Variables to simplify future changes without extensive coding. 
    • Insight Card Templates: In the Insight Card Templates section, you’ll discover a collection of ready-made templates, including some that come pre-installed for your convenience.
  2. Configure Insight Card Visualization: This section is your guide to adding and configuring new insights for panel creation. It’s your gateway to crafting engaging and informative insights for your panels.
  3. Dashboard Filters for Insights are your tool for refining data display in dashboards and visualizations by specific criteria. They allow you to set conditions and apply them to data sources, queries, or panels within a dashboard. By using filters, you can dynamically tailor what’s shown, focusing on specific metrics or data subsets.
    • Using Filters: Using filters is a straightforward process. Open your Dashboard with the filter you’ve set up, choose a value from the list, and instantly narrow down the displayed panels to what’s relevant.


  1. Explore HTML Template Breakdown and Markdown Template Breakdown to learn what happens behind the Scenes of the Insights,
  2. Explore Sample and Practical Use Cases and Metric, Bucketing Conditions to gain a comprehensive understanding.
  3. Also, check out the FAQ session.

Further Reading

  1. Configure an Insight
  2. Configure Insight Card Visualization
  3. Template Breakdown


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