How and When Analytics Cloud Features Become Available

Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, enables everyone in your organization to get immediate access to powerful data insights through its intuitive point-and-click visual interface. Whether you’re on a desktop browser or an iOS mobile device—even the new Apple Watch™—you can get the answers you need from your data to run your business. Our latest round of features and enhancements makes it even easier to get value out of your data, fast.
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Your organization must be provisioned with Wave to access its features. Wave requires the Analytics Cloud Wave Platform license.

Feature Enabled for users Enabled for administrators/​developers Requires administrator setup Contact Salesforce to enable
Mobile Analytics
Analytics for iOS: New in v1.4* check icon indicating true
Add Your Data with the Wave Mobile Connector (v1.3) check icon indicating true
Create and Edit Dashboards (v1.3) check icon indicating true
Support for Apple Watch™ (v1.2) check icon indicating true
Other Enhancements to Analytics for iOS (v1.2) check icon indicating true
Wave Apps
Sales Wave App: Bring The Power of Wave to Your Sales Cloud Data (Pilot)* check icon indicating true
Analytics Everywhere
Add Dashboards to Page Layouts (Generally Available) check icon indicating true
Add a Dashboard to a Visualforce Page* check icon indicating true
Post Images of Lenses and Dashboards to Chatter* check icon indicating true
Link from Lens and Dashboard Tables and Charts check icon indicating true
Add Custom Menus to Create Salesforce Actions and Link to Records from Dashboards and Lenses* check icon indicating true
Integrate Data
Create Datasets from your App check icon indicating true
Preview Metadata to Load CSV Data Correctly check icon indicating true
Clean Up Your Apps by Deleting Unnecessary Datasets check icon indicating true
Augment Transformation Offers More Support for Multiple Matches check icon indicating true
Extract More Data for Your Datasets* check icon indicating true
Access More Information with the External Data API* check icon indicating true
Improved Usability* check icon indicating true
Shorter Dataset Field Names Recommended* check icon indicating true
Explore Data
Explore Dimensions with New Filter Operators check icon indicating true
Explore Measures with New Filter Operators check icon indicating true
Group Dates by Fiscal Periods: Fiscal Year, Fiscal Quarter, and Fiscal Year-Quarter check icon indicating true
Search Dimensions with Case-Insensitive, Partial-String Search* check icon indicating true
Explore Dates by Week and Year-Week* check icon indicating true
Delete Unnecessary Apps* check icon indicating true
Engage Your Team with Dashboards
Wave Look and Feel Enhanced by Changes to CSS for Fonts and Widgets* check icon indicating true
Unique Range Selector Steps* check icon indicating true
Wave REST API (Pilot)
Wave REST API (Pilot): Build New Functionality check icon indicating true
Wave REST API (Pilot): Access More Data* check icon indicating true
SAQL
Salesforce Analytics Query Language (Generally Available)* check icon indicating true
Enhance Your SAQL Queries With Open-Ended Dates Support (Pilot) check icon indicating true
Maximum Number of Rows Returned Per Query* check icon indicating true
min() and max() Functions Only Take Measures as Arguments* check icon indicating true
Can’t Have Same Stream on Both Sides of a cogroup* check icon indicating true
Can’t Reference a Preprojection ID in a Postprojection order* check icon indicating true
Can’t Have Two Consecutive order Statements on the Same Stream* check icon indicating true
Quotation Mark Rules Applied Consistently* check icon indicating true
Changes to foreach Statement* check icon indicating true
count() Function Takes Grouped Source Stream as an Argument* check icon indicating true
SAQL Queries Must Be Compositional* check icon indicating true
Filtering an Empty Array Returns an Empty Result* check icon indicating true
Explicit Stream Assignment Required* check icon indicating true
Out of Order Range Filters Return false* check icon indicating true
* New in Summer ‘15 Plus