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Update Database from Spreadsheet Input with Email Alert
Update Database from Spreadsheet Input with Email Alert

🏷️Tags: Analytics 🔬Analysis Level: Beginner

Updated over a week ago

🌟 Introduction

This template provides a method of updating human resource databases using a spreadsheet input with an email alert feature. It offers a convenient solution to quickly verify data entry accuracy and optimize the process. While the template utilizes employee onboarding sample data, its application possibilities are limitless.

💼 Business Impact

  1. The template offers a straightforward method for updating database tables using offline Excel or Google Sheets.

  2. In addition to facilitating data updates, it enables users to create validation rules, allowing for the identification of records that do not meet the specified criteria. The template also generates a validation report, which is sent via email, highlighting any records that require attention.

By utilizing this template, teams dealing with large volumes of offline data can automate the data transfer process while adhering to appropriate governance standards.

📥 Data In

  • Source: Google Sheet

  • Sample: Spreadsheet Data

📤 Data Out

This template provides answers to the following questions:

  1. Do the records added match the inputted data?

  2. Are there any conflicts with specific data conditions?

🔔 Alerts

The template includes the following alert feature:

  • Dynamic Email

    • Sample: Email sent to designated recipient(s) based on specific data conditions.

📝 Template Setup

Next, you'll need to make several key selections:

Step 1: Data Input

  1. 📥 Replace the Spreadsheet Data Source with the desired source.

Step 2: Destination

Configure your output to a suitable destination, such as a database or another spreadsheet.

Note that the email node has been set up to send an email in response to certain inputs.

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