Once you have connected Slack successfully to Kiwi, users will be able to request Tableau views and dashboards in any Slack channel.

Inviting your Team to use the Kiwi Slack App

We made it very simple to let your Slack team know about Kiwi.

Just type "/kiwi @username" or "/kiwi #channel" and the respective users or channels will receive instructions on how to use Kiwi
You can also invite multiple users or channels with one command.

Make sure they have permission to view your Tableau contents though.

Opening the App menu

Simply type "/kiwi" in any Slack channel or conversation and press enter to activate the Kiwi app menu in Slack to see more options.

Finding and Selecting Tableau Views

Just click on the dropdown field to see all reports that you have got access to.
Your Tableau Views are grouped by favorites and workbooks. You can even search for Views.

Preview and Filter Tableau Views in Slack

Select the Tableau View that you would like to share from the list, by clicking on a list entry. A preview of the corresponding View will be loaded and displayed only to you.

You can then apply Filters to the View (if available), select another View, set the selected view as favorite or refresh the View, before submitting it.

Publish a Tableau View in Slack

Click "Publish" to post the view to the current channel or conversation. The view will be posted shortly after and will be visible to all members of the channel or conversation.

Adding Reactions

In Slack you can add reactions to a post to show what you think of it. Just hover over the published report and you will see a popup displayed in the upper right hand corner. Click on the "Add reactions..." button, to add reactions.

Start a Thread

To keep track of conversations around a certain report, you can start a seperate thread. Just hover over the published report and you will see a popup displayed in the upper right hand corner. Click on the "Start a thread" button, to start a thread.

Managing your Favourites list

Use the Favourites feature to have your most frequently used views always at your fingertips. You can "star" or "un-star" any View, when you have openend it in preview mode (selecting it from the dropdown list), by clicking on "⭐️".

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