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Ok, you’re getting ready to work on some visualizations and dashboards using Tableau. Tableau connects to a variety of data sources including databases, flat files like Excel spreadsheets, and even some software as a service offerings like Google Analytics. Here is the list of all the available Tableau connectors. But what if your spreadsheets aren’t Excel, but instead are Google Docs? Google docs are great for allowing collaboration across teams and ensuring everyone has the current version of the info. Can you connect Tableau and Google Docs?
Check out this article from BI Heroes shows how to connect Tableau and Google Docs.