Introduction to the Y42 app
You just got invited to collaborate on Y42? We are excited to have you on board! Y42 allows you and your team to align on everything data-related, no matter if you're an executive, data engineer, or part of the marketing team.
Y42 is not "yet another data tool". Y42 means that all your company's data is in one place, ready to be analyzed by everyone. This allows your team to get insights at the speed of thought. Y42 enables not only the technology-savvy people to dive deep into data, but empowers everyone in your organization.
Once you've received your mail invitation, it's time to set up a password for your account. Just click the link in the invitation mail to do so. Then you can log into Y42 from any device.
Once you're logged into Y42, you will see a welcome screen. You can be part of multiple organizations. Click on the one you want to proceed with.
Your Organization on Y42
After clicking on your organization, you will automatically be redirected to the main navigation. The main navigation is the tab on the left of your screen which will always be present in the Y42 platform.
The main navigation contains your organization's name and the functions
Integrate, Model, Visualize, Activate, as well as your Admin settings.
Your data lineage
Y42 is a layer on top of your data warehouse (Google BigQuery) that visualizes your data flows and transformations. To access your data lineage, click the DL button over the Help button.
Wherever you are in the Y42 platform, you will always be able to access the help widget. Just click on
to open it. Depending on where you are in the Y42 platform, it will automatically suggest relevant videos and articles to you. If you are looking for something specific, just type it into the search bar. You can also report a bug or request a feature. Don't hesitate to contact us!
We hope you enjoy exploring our platform! You can learn about Importing a New Data Source to get your data into the Y42 platform – it only takes a few clicks and can be done without any technical knowledge! If your organization already has imported a few data sources, you can jump right into Creating a new Transformation or Creating a new Visualization.