Data Viewer Release

Data Viewer for SharePoint Release

As businesses increasingly rely on data to make informed decisions, the need for powerful and user-friendly data visualization tools has become paramount. SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams users are often tasked with displaying data from SharePoint lists or external sources in an easy-to-understand and visually appealing manner. Fortunately, Lightning Tools, a leading provider of SharePoint and Office 365 solutions, has developed the Data Viewer web part to cater to these needs. In this blog post, we will explore how the Data Viewer web part simplifies data visualization for business users and the exciting new features it brings to the table.

Take the Data Viewer for a quick spin below:

Simplicity for Business Users

Gone are the days of complex and time-consuming data visualization processes that required advanced technical skills. The Data Viewer web part by Lightning Tools brings simplicity to business users of SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams, enabling them to effortlessly display data visualizations from SharePoint lists or external data sources. This user-friendly web part eliminates the need for coding or extensive technical knowledge, making it accessible to a wide range of users across an organization.

Seamless Integration with SharePoint and Microsoft Teams

The Data Viewer web part seamlessly integrates with both SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams, allowing users to embed dynamic data visualizations directly into their SharePoint sites or Teams channels. This integration ensures that users can access and interact with data visualizations right where they collaborate, facilitating better decision-making and fostering a data-driven culture.

Data Viewer New Features and Enhancements

External Connectors for Diverse Data Sources

One of the most significant advantages of the Data Viewer web part is its ability to connect to various data sources, not limited to SharePoint lists alone. With the introduction of External Connectors, business users gain access to an expanded set of data sources, including popular platforms like JIRA and Salesforce. This feature broadens the scope of data visualization, enabling users to consolidate data from multiple sources for a comprehensive and holistic view.

SharePoint Enhanced Charting Capabilities

The new and improved charting capabilities offered by the Data Viewer web part elevate data visualization to a whole new level. Business users can now create visually stunning charts and graphs that showcase trends, patterns, and insights with ease. Notably, the inclusion of Maps in the charting capabilities allows users to pinpoint address or location data, making it ideal for geographical data representation. This feature is particularly useful for businesses that deal with regional or global operations.

Customizable and Interactive Visualizations for SharePoint

Every organization has unique data visualization needs. The Data Viewer web part caters to this diversity by providing customizable and interactive visualizations. Users can easily adjust the appearance, layout, and color schemes to match their branding or preferences.


In conclusion, the Data Viewer web part by Lightning Tools is a game-changer for business users of SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams. It brings simplicity and efficiency to data visualization, making it accessible to a broader audience. The new features, such as External Connectors and Maps, further enhance the capabilities of this web part, allowing users to display data from various sources and create visually captivating representations.

With the Data Viewer web part, businesses can harness the power of data to make better decisions, drive productivity, and gain a competitive edge. Whether it’s displaying SharePoint list data or connecting to external sources like JIRA and Salesforce, this web part is an indispensable tool for any organization seeking to leverage data for success. So, if you’re looking for a user-friendly and robust data visualization solution, look no further than the Data Viewer web part for SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams.

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