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Time for some self-introspection – what have I been tweeting about the last 3+ years?  At first I suspected that the ASUG hashtag would be the one that I tweeted most.  I was wrong.

I first downloaded an archive of my tweets.  Then I used the Data Services to read the 140 characters of unstructured data – what hashtags have I tweeted the most about?

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You can see on the left I am reading in my tweets, and using the Base Entity Transform from Data Services.

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There are several options in the Text Data Processing transform – people, product, person, organization, etc.  For now I am just selecting social media.

After running the Data Services batch job, it outputs it to a file which I take to SAP Lumira.

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Above is the initial heat map.  It’s hard to read so next I filter down to the highest number of tweets.

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So you can see that ASUG is not my most tweeted hashtag, as I thought, but it’s SCN, then SAP, then ASUG.

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When I look at the grid view, you can see case matters with the hashtags – note #SAPTechEd SAPTechED (wrong) and sapteched.

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Finally, what’s text data processing without a tag cloud?

Related links:

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SAP TechEd Las Vegas | October 21–25, 2013 | ASUG Pre-Conference Seminars – BI4.1 hands-on includes SAP BusinessObjects Lumira

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  1. Manna Das

    So much of different kind of analysis are possible in these new BO tools. I mean this is great for analyzers and for designers too. Thanks for this Tammy.

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    1. Tammy Powlas Post author

      Thank you for reading and your comments.

      I am not familiar with how to get other people’s tweets

      Twitter allows you to do download your own tweets.

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  2. Jeanne Carboni

    Thanks for sharing your analysis, Tammy. I’m really happy to see that #SCN was your most frequent tweet! Love the tag cloud. 🙂

    You’ll need to post a picture in your DG t-shirt!

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    1. Tammy Powlas Post author

      Thank you for commenting, Runali Ghosh

      It was very easy to do this in Data Services, to go from unstructured to structured – I surprised myself at how easy and interesting this was.

      Regards,

      Tammy

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