We recently introduced several Distillers to Data Studio. The first question they asked?
If I share my report with someone, am I also sharing my data?
The answer is no! And yet—there’s more to it.
Data Studio sharing settings are rational and helpful, but they aren’t intuitive. Documentation spans several pages, so it’s hard to see the whole picture. Here’s the concise description of share settings you need to get started:
Data Studio uses familiar Google Drive sharing features
In Data Studio, there are two kinds of things: reports and data sources. Connecting a data source to a report allows you to design a report visualizing its data.