Google Tables is a workflow management and automation tool. Built for teams and businesses, Tables is a middle ground between spreadsheets and databases. It promises the ease of use of a spreadsheet combined with the capabilities of a database and comes with a host of integration and visualization features.
Google Tables promises workflow organization for spreadsheet users, with automation capabilities to help organize large teams and projects.
Who made it?
Google Tables is an experimental product from Google’s in-house incubator, Area 120. Area 120 focuses on creating innovative products that later go on to join Google’s suite of products and services.
Who is it for?
Google Tables is for users looking to regularize workflows. It suggests multiple use cases, including project and task management, IT operations, customer tracker and sales CRM, employee, teams and recruiting management, and product launch and development.
- Bots — Set up automated actions to trigger custom functions
- Views — Visualization tools to help analyze data
- Integrations — Easy incorporation with Google services
- Templates — Presets to help users start off by simply importing a spreadsheet
- Forms — Customizable forms for data collection
What does it cost?
- Free — With a 100 tables limit, with 1,000 rows per table
- Paid — $10/month/user, with a 1,000 tables limit, with 10,000 rows per table
Google Tables is currently in beta, and available only in the United States. You can also contact the Google Tables sales team to sign up your entire domain.
What are the makers saying?
“Your workflow, your way.
Tables helps improve the way you work with lightweight databases and automation — without coding required.” Google Tables
What are people saying?
“This product seems to be incorporating the best elements of some of the other Google products, while still having enough unique features to make this a new platform to enhance productivity.” Marcus Manderson, Supervisor, National Geographic
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