To make collaboration more efficient and effective, Google Drive is adding a new Activity dashboard that lists the view history of a shared file. Intended to improve the follow-up experience, it will begin rolling out this month in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. The feature is called ‘Activity dashboard’ here, and it can be tweaked by G Suite administrators to control what data is shown.
This could be particularly helpful if you’re tired of miscommunication at the office.
The initial Activity dashboard features the “viewing data” for a file, including who has viewed and when they viewed it. However, there are several restrictions to protect user privacy.