Data Science Workbench (DSWB) Integration

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As of mPulse 56, the DSWB integration allows users to access DSWB resources through the mPulse widgets.

You have the following features:

  • Use of the same mPulse authentication credentials, which are defined in
  • Access multiple DSWB notebooks in mPulse through multiple DSWB widgets.
  • DSWB charts react to DateTime and Domain filters. The Treemaps react to DateTime, Domain, and Country filters. Note that multiple mPulse widgets cannot be created from the same notebook.
  • Set mPulse-specific notebooks with charts and chart version numbers in DSWB for the mPulse widget.

DSWB - Create a Notebook by Duplicating a Prebuilt Template

To use the DSWB integration, you create a notebook by duplicating a read-only prebuilt template. Note that if you want to create a widget from an existing notebook, you have to recreate them in the mPulse Notebook Format. 


  1. In DSWB, go to Files > Prebuilt Notebooks > mPulse.
    If you open a notebook and want to return to the file tree, then click the DSWB logo as pointed below.


  1. Select a prebuilt notebook that you want to use as a template.
  2. Click the Duplicate button, and accept the duplication message.
    - The duplicated notebook is saved under the mPulse folder. Ensure that you move this duplicated notebook from mPulse folder to your desired folder.
    - Some notebooks require that you edit it to include additional information, such as conversion group.


  1. Save your notebook.


mPulse - How to Create a DSWB External Data Source


  1. In mPulse, go to Central > Monitoring > External Data Sources to create a new external data source. 
  1. Fill out the following information:

    - Enter a name.
    - Choose the Data Science Workbench Type.

    - Type the URL of your DSWB instance.

    - Click the Test Connection button to ensure that the connection was successful. 

    - Click Ok.



mPulse - How to Add a DSWB Widget Into a Dashboard


  1. Go to Central > Dashboards.
  1. Create a new Dashboard or open an existing custom dashboard.
  1. Click the Widget Selection button.

  1. Expand the external data source that you have created in the previous steps.

  1. Find the desired notebook, then expand it to see the chart type(s).
  2. Double-click or drag the chart type to add the widget to your dashboard.