January 30th, 2019
To start 2019, the Data Studio team added a number of new features to allow for faster insights and richer reporting. Today, we’ll highlight some of these recent launches.
We’re extending Data Studio’s filtering capabilities directly into our charts. Editors can now turn any chart into a filter that filters other charts. When viewing a dashboard, you can now click or brush on any data in order to initiate filters, enabling much faster exploration and shortening the time to insight.
Data Studio now gives the ability to search for any value in your data, whether you have hundreds or billions of unique records. For example, as In the instance below, you can search your name’s popularity over time by looking at a hundred years of USA name data, hosted in BigQuery, Google’s serverless, highly scalable, enterprise data warehouse.
See the help center article here to learn more.
Embed External Content
We’re making it easy to bring in any content from the web to your report. Now, you can embed an entire webpage in a Data Studio report. You can add YouTube videos explaining your content, Google Sheets containing the source data for your report, Forms to get feedback on the usefulness of your report, or any embeddable content from the web.
As always, we will continue to introduce new features and enhancements based on your feedback. Please request features and upvote your favorites here.