Creating a data story with Amazon Q in QuickSight - Amazon QuickSight

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Creating a data story with Amazon Q in QuickSight

This feature for Amazon QuickSight is a public preview release and is subject to change. We recommend that you use this tool only for testing, and not in production environments.

Use the following procedure to create a data story with Amazon Q in QuickSight.

To create a data story
  1. In the QuickSight console, open the dashboard that you want to create a data story for, choose the Build icon at the top of the page, and then choose Data data story. Alternatively, navigate to the Amazon QuickSight start screen, choose Stories, and then choose NEW STORY.

  2. Choose one of the following format options for your data story.

    • Scrollable page – Creates a data story that uses a document-style format.

    • Slideshow – Creates a data story that uses a slideshow format.

  3. In the Story screen that appears, navigate to the Build data story modal and input a data story prompt that you would like to generate. For the best results, don't phrase the prompt like a question. Instead, type the data story that you want QuickSight to build. For example, say you want to create a data story about the most commonly performed medical procedures by region. A good prompt for this use case is "Build a data story about most commonly performed procedures by physicians in various regions. Also, show the specialties where patients are admitted the most. Recommend where we need to staff more physicians by specialty, and include at least four points of supporting data."

    You can optionally skip this step and manually create your data story. If you choose to forego entering a prompt, you still need to add a visual to the data story.

  4. To open the Add visuals modal, choose Add visuals .

  5. Choose the dashboard that contains the visuals that you want to use, and then choose the visuals that you want. You can add up to 20 visuals to a data story.

    If you don't see the dashboard that you want to use, use the Find your dashboards search bar at the top of the modal.

    You can choose visuals from any number of dashboards that you have sharing permissions to. Visuals that show a Restricted badge have permissions that restrict them from being added to a data story. A visual might be restricted for one of the following reasons:

    • The dataset uses row-level security (RLS).

    • The dataset uses column-level security (CLS).

    • The dataset is connected to a data source that uses trusted identity propagation with Amazon Redshift.

    • The dataset is located inside of a restricted folder.

  6. When you are finished choosing the visuals that you want, choose Add.

  7. Choose Build.

After the data story generates, review the data story and choose from the following options:

  • Keep – Saves the generated content to the canvas. When you choose this option, the Build a data story modal closes and you can start editing your data story.

  • Try again – Allows users to edit the prompt and generate a new data story.

  • Discard – Deletes the generated data story.