Project Concept

This project will introduce the Statistical Monitoring Thing Shape.

This guide demonstrates using descriptive analytics in ThingWorx Analytics to perform common statistical monitoring analysis on time-series data. You will learn to use the statistical monitoring ThingShape's built-in services to return the number of values in a data set that are: above or below a threshold, inside or outside a defined range, or following a trend that is: increasing, decreasing, or alternating.

Project Info

Type Quickstart
Level Intermediate
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published November 07, 2018
Author Al Smith

You'll learn how to

    • Create a thing with the Statistical Monitoring Thing Shape
    • Create a Property and Value Stream to record changes in property values
    • Use services that perform Standard Analytical Monitoring
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Things used in this project


This guide may be completed in any environment that has access to both ThingWorx Foundation and ThingWorx Analytics. This includes the 30-day hosted evaluation server, as well as a combination of both the Foundation and Analytics 120-day trials.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:


  • Step 1: Introduction
  • Step 2: Create Prerequisites
  • Step 3: Enter Sample Data
  • Step 4: Test Monitoring Services
  • Step 5: Additional Services
  • Step 6: Next Steps