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Jul 18, 2019   |  By Scott Sirowy & John Kaster
Following the success of our first Hackathon last October at JOIN 2018, we wanted a way to show some #LoveLookerLove to the folks across the Atlantic. To do this, we decided to fly out to the UK, meet more of our innovative Looker customers, and host our first Hackathon event in London.
Jul 13, 2019   |  By Joel McKelvey
Cloud infrastructure is now mainstream, with more than 80% of all enterprise workloads expected to be cloud-based in 2020. But it’s not just cloud that’s the new norm: businesses are now using more than one cloud provider, often deploying several solutions at once. Businesses are rapidly embracing multi-cloud for their business intelligence systems.
Jul 11, 2019   |  By Josh Vogel
When I think about what it means to have a data-driven culture, I think of an organization where the use of data is championed anytime someone asks a question or makes a decision. If data is used to track progress, provide transparency, and measure success — to me — that is a true data culture. From the beginning, Indigo Ag was conceived as a data-driven company.
Jul 8, 2019   |  By Jill Hardy
We talk about data visualization (or “viz”) a lot at Looker. We believe in its power to tell stories, to help people see patterns and take action accordingly. In other words, visualization matters—a lot. In the age of big data, visualization is one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal as an analyst or data enthusiast.
Jul 8, 2019   |  By Shohei Narron
As individuals living in the digital era, we leave a massive trail of data through each click and pageview. Marketing teams cast a wide net to capture this data in an effort to understand their audience and provide a better customer experience, but analyzing that data, much less taking action on it, has been a challenge to say the least.
Sep 16, 2018   |  By Looker
The practice of data visualization helps us communicate a complex dataset in a simple and powerful way. Visualizations bring us understanding quickly and compel us to take action in ways that static numbers on a report can never provide on their own. They compel us to take action in ways that static numbers on a report can never provide on their own.
Sep 1, 2018   |  By Looker
As the technology around data collection, storage and reporting continues to get cheaper and more efficient, the value in your business data grows. When analytics are applied to an organization’s decision making process, it has the potential to unlock massive value and improve both the top and bottom lines.
Aug 1, 2018   |  By Looker
With Looker, analysts can easily perform ad-hoc analysis on their AWS event data without the need to set-up a dedicated data warehouse, or purchase a dedicated application. Use Looker to monitor and be notified when errors or suspicious activity occurs anywhere across your AWS services, then drill down to easily identify the root cause.
Jul 1, 2018   |  By Looker
Built in conjunction with experts from Amazon Web Services, Looker’s pre-built data models and dashboards give analysts a full suite of tools to understand and optimize Redshift performance and ETL cycles.
Jun 1, 2018   |  By Looker
Gain instant insight into costs associated with your AWS usage with Looker’s AWS Optimization Suite. The Looker data platform makes it easy to natively access your AWS Cost and Usage reports right from S3 and instantly convert them into intuitive and interactive dashboards.
Jun 25, 2019   |  By Looker
What’s the point of having good data if you don’t have access to it or use the data in the right way? The world of marketing has changed drastically in the last several years. Marketing has evolved from an art to a science with data being the central source of our decision making. As marketers, we are now being held more accountable to anything from lead goals to operational efficiencies, and even revenue.
Jun 15, 2019   |  By Looker
In the age of big data, visualization is one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal. Visualizations enable you to understand vast amounts of data quickly and to identify new patterns and relationships that might not otherwise be evident.
May 31, 2019   |  By Looker
We’ve only started to scratch the surface of what companies can achieve with data. While businesses today are collecting and analyzing more data than ever before, research shows that many decision-makers still don’t feel they’re able to access insights and take data-driven actions. Traditional BI dashboards and reporting isn’t enough.
May 30, 2019   |  By Looker
One year on, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - one of the most comprehensive reforms to data regulation in recent times - continues to impact how companies approach their strategies for external data protections and internal data access and usage.
May 3, 2019   |  By Looker
Learn more about the power of applications. Watch this brief webinar replay designed for both technical and non-technical audiences.