Your search topics usually gather more data than you want to analyze at a given moment. When narrowing the data for the most relevant posts in Microsoft Social Engagement, data sets are often key to an accurate and detailed analysis. More information: Set a baseline for your analysis with a data set
In some areas of Social Engagement, you can copy a given data set over to a different area to save time. For example, you can have a stream in Social Center that shows an overwhelming amount of posts. You decide to analyze those posts in the Analytics area to drill down into the information using the filtering functionality. You find a set of important posts and choose to get informed of any similar new posts. By passing your data set over to the Message Center, you can create an alert with a single click.
The following table shows the areas in Social Engagement between which you can pass a data set.
|Area||Create stream||View/Open in Analytics||Create alert||Create activity map||Create automation rule|
To pass a data set to a different application area
Click the More options with current filters button .
Analytics: In the filter section, below the nav bar.
Social Center: In a stream’s header.
Activity Maps: In the filter section, next to the KPIs.
Automation Rules: In the list of automation rules and in the rule details pane.
You can choose from the following options, depending on the area you work in:
Create activity map. More information: Define activity maps to view real-time data
Create alert. More information: Stay up to date with alerts
Create stream. More information: Keep track of live data streams with Social Center
View/Open in Analytics. More information: Analyze social data using widgets
Create an automation rule. More information: Route posts using automation rules
If you use the nav bar to switch to a different area of the application, your filters are reset. To persist the filters, pass your data set to a different area per the instructions and availability above.