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Machine Data: Machine Data Upload, and Preview


  • Machine Data from a Supported Monitor [More info here] 
  • Machine Data Zipped 
  • An user role on the operation with the ability to upload data [Admin, Advisor, Editor]


Process - Web 

 Granular Insights

1. Select Manage Data   

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2. Uploading data into Granular Insights can be done via “Select Files” or “Drag and Drop” options.

Note: Automatically create fields toggle allows data to build boundaries off data (also under Settings > Other Settings)

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3. Once a file has been selected, data will be displayed in an upload window.

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More info about data preview and other helpful tips: Data Preview


Data Preview

  • Select 'Preview Files' after uploading.

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  • Once your upload is complete, click 'Preview Files' located in the picture to begin the preview process.


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  • Wait for Preview to be ready.
    • While our systems quickly prepare your files for preview, you'll get update alerts that look like this. Once ready, you can click 'Preview Files' to proceed.
    • Those alerts will be under your Activity section within Manage Data, shown below:

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  • Preview & Select Activities
    • You can select which activities within the file will be analyzed within Insights.

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  • You can filter this view by Year, Farm, Field, Activity, Crop, Grower, or Date.                  

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  • When you are done with editing and filtering data you would like to upload, select complete. The file will then go from Preview Ready to Processing.

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