What is the difference between Bridge, Data shuttle, datamesh and dynamic view


Hi all, I'm confused on the roles of each of these products. Could someone please cover these for me?



  • Matt Johnson
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    Hi @Simon Cowx

    Here's the short description for each:

    Bridge - Connects Smartsheet to other Software

    DataShuttle - Connects Smartsheet to Excel. This tool has tons of cababilities though. If I had to pick one, this would be it even though they all have very unique purposes.

    DataMesh - Works like a behind-the-scenes indexmatch but also has the ability to automatically add rows to a target sheet if the unique identifier is found on the source but not the target.

    Dynamic View - Gives the ability for users to view and update certain information on a sheet or report without needing access to the entire sheet/report.

    I hope that helps. I don't implement Bridge too often but the other (3) are commonly used. Let me know if you have any more questions or if you have a specific challenge you are trying to solve.


    Matt Johnson

    Sevan Technology

    Smartsheet Aligned Partner

  • Simon Cowx
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    Hi @Matt Johnson . Thanks for the explanation, that helps. Bridge is a consideration as I understand this is how we can link Smartsheet and Resource Management for data other that effort. So for example budget data and custom fields. DataShuttle look interesting as well.