Andy Tran

Google Data Studio

by | Aug 16, 2020 | SharePoint

Google data studio is a free data visualization tool that allows you to

  • Import data from multiple sources.
  • Visualize data on a report that is easy to read and share.

Key features:

  • It is free.
  • Data from multiple sources. A single report can use the data from one or more data sources.
  • Build reports using drag and drop visual editor.
  • Can create interactive dashboards and reports.
  • Easily share reports and dashboards.
  • Clean and transform your data.
  • Get the updates in real-time.

Basic Workflow

The basic workflow of data studio is

  1. Connect: Connectors are mainly required to start the data studio and these are linked between raw data and studio.
  2. Visualize: We have to select the dataset from the connectors. Generate the Dashboards and reports from the selected datasets.
  3. Share: After the generation of Dashboards or reports, It is very easy to share with people like normal Google drive documents.

Data Studio Home screen

To get started with the reports in google data studio, it requires an active google account. datastudio.google.com website will directly take you to the data studio home page.

Google data studio has some built-in templates to get started. You can choose any of those templates.