Before any chart can be created, data sets need a way to flow into a dashboard. In this video, learn how to identify and use methods to connect to data with built-in and community connectors.
- [Instructor] Bringing data into Data Studio … involves connectors. … After these next videos, you'll be empowered … to have easy control of your data stack, … and for tough situations beyond basic connectors, … you'll be able to communicate exactly what you need … in case there are advanced situations … that require support from additional teams. … No matter what platform you need data from, … there's a way to get it into Data Studio, … as long as you have access to, or own the data. … Data connectors are essentially the cords … that we'll need to plug into the data, … rather than the data itself. … So after this, all of your resources … will be available from things like spreadsheets, … programs, and databases to being right within Data Studio … for charts and making reports. … As marketers and analysts, we have access … to a lot of data, paid media, web analytics, … email and outreach, social data, … CRM, and in many cases, proprietary data … about users or the industry. … That's the underlying information. …
- Connecting to data sources
- Adding charts and graphs
- Constructing filters
- Adding interactivity
- Creating and editing design themes
- Sharing reports