243. Timeline reports with trends

This lesson is based on theLive dataset.

In this lesson, we’ll discuss a couple of solutions for the previous exercise – finding the day in the timeline with the highest trend. When we plot a timeline 📈 the trends are visible to the naked eye. Not to the machine though. 😉

Adding trends to the timeline query could be useful for setting up alarms or when we retrospectively analyze data. For example, when we missed a bug or when the error happened in the external system (like marketing campaign was accidentally shut down or our payment provider had some downtime).

Calculating trend via range...

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