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ION Analytics

Allowing you to easily visualize and share data within your organization
Please contact your First Resonance Customer Success partner or email [email protected] for details on activating ION Analytics.
ION Analytics provides users access to their data, custom reporting, and out-of-the-box dashboards from directly within ION, no set-up needed!
ION Analytics Overview Video

Key Features

Quick Start Guide

  1. 1.
    Navigate to ION Analytics via the "Analytics" side-bar item
  2. 2.
    Once within Analytics you'll be able to use the folder icon in the bottom left of the screen to navigate to other dashboards
  3. 3.
    Explore any of the existing dashboards to better understand what's going on in your factory.
    • Utilize filters to get down to the data relevant to you
      Filters options are dynamic based on other filter choices
    • Export data (CSV, Excel, PNG, etc.)
      Click the "..." in the top right of the element
    • Export entire dashboard as PDF
      Click the down arrow to the right of the name of the tab
    • Customize a dashboard to meet your needs
      • Select the "Save As" button in the bottom right corner
        Name the new copy, choose a destination folder and click "Save"
      • Now select "Edit" in the bottom right corner and select the element you want to edit
        Once you are done editing select "Publish" to share

Standard Dashboards

With ION Analytics you will have access to a set of dashboards already built and ready for use within your organization! Over time these will continue to grow with input and feedback from our users.
All standard dashboards are available within the ION Analytics workspace.
Use the folder icon in the bottom left of the screen to navigate to other dashboards
Below are the current standard dashboard offerings within the platform:
  • Production Reports - Overview of run, procedure, and team performance to better understand your production floor
  • Run Field Data - Explore data inputs from your execution of procedures across runs, analyze, and understand outliers and trends.
  • Issues Overview - Understand a holistic view of your issue landscape. Identify problem parts/processes to help burn-down issues and improve quality and output of your production.
Issues Overview
  • Part Details - See everything that you care about for a part or specific part inventory to understand current state of that it along with cost data.
    • Inventory Level Tracking - Manage and monitor inventory levels to better understand when to reorder
Invenotry Level Tracking
  • Supplier Dashboard - Check your supplier health and their performance against open orders.
  • Costed mBOM - Input a parent assembly to get multi-level mBOM with material cost for the assembly
Costed mBOM
  • Costed aBOM - Input a parent Part, Rev and SN to get a full multi-level aBOM including Material and Hours worked to give a holistic view of ACTUAL assembly cost

Build and Share Custom Dashboards

In addition to the standard dashboards provided, ION Analytics provides a platform to modify existing dashboards to your unique needs as well as build completely new dashboards to help drive your organization forward.
There are a couple different ways to customize and build within ION Analytics. Please reference this documentation on how to build out dashboards and visualizations.
  • Customize and build on top of a standard dashboard - if there is a dashboard that you want to customize for your needs you can simply make a copy an edit using the following steps:
    1. 1.
      Select the "Save As" button in the bottom right corner
      "My Documents" folder won't be viewable to other users. but you can move to another folder once ready
    2. 2.
      Name the new copy, choose a destination folder and click "Save"
    3. 3.
      Now select "Edit" in the bottom right corner and select the element you want to edit
      The panel on the left can be used to make changes/updates to the element
    4. 4.
      Once you are done editing select "Publish" to share
  • Build a new dashboard from "scratch" - to do this you will actually just follow the above steps but copy from the "Blank Template" within the "ION Analytics" folder

Manage permissions within ION

User permissions to ION Analytics can be managed like any other permission within ION.
  • GenerateReadEmbeddedAnalytics - ability to view existing dashboards and interact with filters, exports, etc.
  • GenerateWriteEmbeddedAnalytics - ability to to edit and create new dashboards/visualizations in addition to the read access above
Navigate to: Settings -> Members -> Roles

Explore and Export data

Data exploration and exports are built in and can be done from any element within a dashboard or for an entire dashboard.

Data/Element Exports

Select the "..." in the top right of any element
Select the format of the data you are wanting to export from the "Download" menu

Export of entire Dashboard to PDF

Select the arrow next to the tab that you want to export then choose the orientation

Maximize element to see in more detail

Click "Maximize" in the top right of the element

Scheduled Exports/Notifications

Users can set up scheduled exports to be emailed to themselves and/or other members of their organization by following the steps below:
  1. 1.
    Select "Schedule Export" from the folder menu on the bottom left
    Select "Scheduled Export" from the folder menu
  2. 2.
    Select "Add Schedule"
    Select "Add Schedule" or Edit an Existing Schedule
  3. 3.
    Fill out the Schedule details
    Destination: Email is the only option currently available
  4. 4.
    Add Attachments: Exports can include attachments in the different formats and you can have multiple attachments per export.
  5. 5.
    Determine Schedule
    Select the frequency and timing of your schedule
  6. 6.
    Set Controls (optional): filters on the data to be sent in this export
  7. 7.
    Add Send Condition (optional):
    • Always - Send at the scheduled time.
    • If there is no data - Send IF a selected element has NO data.
    • If there is data - Send IF a selected element HAS data.
    • If a condition is met - Send IF a specific column in a selected element meets a specific condition.
  8. 8.
    Click "Create Schedule" to save