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Dec 12, 2017

Analysts, It’s Time to Focus on Analytics

I’ve got some bad news. If you’re an analyst, you’re not being well-served by your existing tools. But I’ve also got...


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Dec 5, 2017

Agile and Bulletproof: An Approach to Mature Embedded...

Our mission at frame.ai is to make it easy to build better relationships with your customers (internal and external)...


Tech Talk

Nov 28, 2017

How Kiva Creates Opportunity with Data

When you think of “startups”, you probably don’t imagine a homemade baked goods shop in Paraguay or a goat farm...


Data Stories

Nov 21, 2017

Customer Spotlight: Building a Data Driven Culture at Disqus

Google BigQuery is an extremely powerful analytics data warehouse. It allows you to run terabyte-scale queries,...


Data Stories

Nov 17, 2017

Optimizing BigQuery + GCP with Looker Blocks from Datatonic

Google BigQuery is an extremely powerful analytics data warehouse. It allows you to run terabyte-scale queries,...


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Nov 14, 2017

How Poshmark Powers Customer Service with Looker and Nexla

Poshmark is the largest social marketplace for fashion where anyone can buy, sell and share their style with others.


Data Stories

Nov 8, 2017

4 Easy Ways to Embed Analytics with Looker

The customers have spoken and, as featured in the 2017 G2 Crowd Report, have selected Looker as the Leader in the...


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Nov 6, 2017

4 Ways to Level Up Your Customer Support Analytics with...

One of the few constants of doing business is that Customer Support encompasses everything you do over the course of...


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Oct 26, 2017

Highlights from JOIN 2017: The Feedback Wall

If you were among the lucky attendees at the recent JOIN 2017 conference in San Francisco you probably caught the...


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Oct 18, 2017

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The Rise of The Instrumented Workplace

Last year at JOIN, Looker’s annual data conference, I talked about the three waves of BI.The first wave started 30...


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Sep 27th, 2017

Looker and Databricks Partner to Bring Data Scientists...

We are very excited today as we announce a partnership between Databricks and Looker. We have seen customers using...


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Sep 14th, 2017

Lightning Talks at JOIN 2017: What to Expect

When we sent out a call for speakers to present at JOIN 2017, we were excited and humbled by the number of data...


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Jul 26th, 2017

The Era of the Cloud and the Intelligent Business

We are honored to be included, along with many customers and partners, in the Forbes Cloud 100. It's impressive to...


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Jul 11th, 2017

The JOIN 2017 Agenda is Here and it Rocks

Ask any of my friends or colleagues, they will tell you that I’m easily excitable. With that said...this agenda is...


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Jun 28th, 2017

JOIN: Stay Curious, Keep Asking

Looker’s annual user conference, JOIN, returns home to the San Francisco Bay Area this year as the place to Keep...


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Jun 12th, 2017

Driving Growth with Data: Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet...

If there’s one place to get a better understanding of the latest in tech, it’s Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins’...


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Jun 5th, 2017

JOIN 2017: 5 Things You Don't Want to Miss

The goal for JOIN is simple: Provide an intimate environment where smart data people can meet each other, mingle with...


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May 18th, 2017

Culture Comes from the Inside Out, not the Outside In

Looker was recently announced as the #3 mid-sized company and #1 mid-sized tech company on the Silicon Valley...


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Apr 24th, 2017

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Analysts, It’s Time to Focus on Analytics

I’ve got some bad news. If you’re an analyst, you’re not being well-served by your existing tools. But I’ve also got...


Tech Talk

Dec 5th, 2017

Agile and Bulletproof: An Approach to Mature Embedded...

Our mission at frame.ai is to make it easy to build better relationships with your customers (internal and external)...


Tech Talk

Nov 28th, 2017

5 Tips for Growth Attribution Modeling That Actually Work

Someone told me that marketing attribution was a ‘sexy’ thing to talk about in the analytics community. Despite all...


Tech Talk

Aug 22nd, 2017

How We A/B Test Looker.com at Looker

If you’re anything like me, as soon as your manager came to you with the novel idea of testing the company’s website...


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Aug 16th, 2017

Redshift, BigQuery, and Apache Spark, Oh My! - Looker’s...

Today, for the first time, we’ve collected everything we know about databases in one place, and we hope it will...


Tech Talk

Jul 17th, 2017

Moving Zendesk Data into BigQuery with help from Apache...

With the release of NiFi 1.2/1.3 a number of new processors were introduced, included in these are the Wait/Notify,...


Tech Talk

Jun 20th, 2017

Introducing MemSQL Cloud: The Real-Time Data Warehouse...

Looker is excited to be a launch partner for MemSQL Cloud. We’ve worked closely with MemSQL to support their...


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Jun 14th, 2017

Why Nesting Is So Cool

New data warehousing technologies provide you with better options for dealing with nested data. Now, when you're...


Tech Talk

May 24th, 2017

Query Exabytes of Data in AWS with Looker’s Native...

Looker natively supports Amazon Redshift Spectrum, which allows users to analyze exabytes of data stored in S3...


Tech Talk

May 18th, 2017

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Git More Out of Your Data Model: Announcing Git Branching...

At Looker, we place a high priority on making LookML development easy, efficient, and effective for analysts. This...


Product

Dec 12th, 2017

Optimizing BigQuery + GCP with Looker Blocks from Datatonic

Google BigQuery is an extremely powerful analytics data warehouse. It allows you to run terabyte-scale queries,...


Product

Nov 14th, 2017

4 Easy Ways to Embed Analytics with Looker

The customers have spoken and, as featured in the 2017 G2 Crowd Report, have selected Looker as the Leader in the...


Product

Nov 6th, 2017

4 Ways to Level Up Your Customer Support Analytics with...

One of the few constants of doing business is that Customer Support encompasses everything you do over the course of...


Product

Oct 26th, 2017

Highlights from JOIN 2017: The Feedback Wall

If you were among the lucky attendees at the recent JOIN 2017 conference in San Francisco you probably caught the...


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Oct 18th, 2017

Piwik PRO Marketing Suite + Looker = better, quicker,...

Analyzing and measuring the behavior of website visitors is crucial for any business with a digital presence. This is...


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Oct 2nd, 2017

Taking “The Big Picture” To Your Display Screen

Data visualization and digital signage are a match made in heaven. When combined, the two concepts bring “Big...


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Sep 27th, 2017

Looker 5: Finally, a Data Platform for Everyone

When we launched Looker 4 last year, we were making a big bet on the data platform. That meant dramatically improving...


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Sep 14th, 2017

AWS Cost Optimization in Minutes: Usage Data, Cost...

As the breadth of AWS products and services continues to grow (hundreds of new products last year alone!), customers...


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Aug 21st, 2017

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How Kiva Creates Opportunity with Data

When you think of “startups”, you probably don’t imagine a homemade baked goods shop in Paraguay or a goat farm...


Data Stories

Nov 21st, 2017

Customer Spotlight: Building a Data Driven Culture at Disqus

Google BigQuery is an extremely powerful analytics data warehouse. It allows you to run terabyte-scale queries,...


Data Stories

Nov 17th, 2017

How Poshmark Powers Customer Service with Looker and Nexla

Poshmark is the largest social marketplace for fashion where anyone can buy, sell and share their style with others.


Data Stories

Nov 8th, 2017

Our Top Picks for Denodo’s DataFest

It was so great to see so many Looker customers and partners under one roof at JOIN 2017 in September. It granted us...


Data Stories

Oct 13th, 2017

Fantasy Football: A Guide for Streaming Defenses

If you’re streaming fantasy football defenses -- selecting a new defense week-by-week -- finding the right defense to...


Data Stories

Oct 4th, 2017

Cohort Analysis: 3 Creative Applications

At Looker, we get excited about data. How many people voted in the last presidential election? Who were those people?...


Data Stories

Sep 21st, 2017

How to Turn Your Data into a Compelling Story

At Looker, we get excited about data. How many people voted in the last presidential election? Who were those people?...


Data Stories

Aug 31st, 2017

Fantasy Football: Player and Position Analysis

Forbes pegged the fantasy football market at over $70 billion dollars, with nearly 60 million players building teams....


Data Stories

Aug 30th, 2017

5 Key Elements for Leveraging Data to Lead a Marketing Team

There are many aspects to leading and guiding a group of marketers to a business goal. I bet you have three or four...


Data Stories

Aug 29th, 2017

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Git More Out of Your Data Model: Announcing Git Branching...

At Looker, we place a high priority on making LookML development easy, efficient, and effective for analysts. This...


Product

Dec 12th, 2017

Analysts, It’s Time to Focus on Analytics

I’ve got some bad news. If you’re an analyst, you’re not being well-served by your existing tools. But I’ve also got...


Tech Talk

Dec 5th, 2017

Agile and Bulletproof: An Approach to Mature Embedded...

Our mission at frame.ai is to make it easy to build better relationships with your customers (internal and external)...


Tech Talk

Nov 28th, 2017

How Kiva Creates Opportunity with Data

When you think of “startups”, you probably don’t imagine a homemade baked goods shop in Paraguay or a goat farm...


Data Stories

Nov 21st, 2017

Customer Spotlight: Building a Data Driven Culture at Disqus

Google BigQuery is an extremely powerful analytics data warehouse. It allows you to run terabyte-scale queries,...


Data Stories

Nov 17th, 2017

Optimizing BigQuery + GCP with Looker Blocks from Datatonic

Google BigQuery is an extremely powerful analytics data warehouse. It allows you to run terabyte-scale queries,...


Product

Nov 14th, 2017

How Poshmark Powers Customer Service with Looker and Nexla

Poshmark is the largest social marketplace for fashion where anyone can buy, sell and share their style with others.


Data Stories

Nov 8th, 2017

4 Easy Ways to Embed Analytics with Looker

The customers have spoken and, as featured in the 2017 G2 Crowd Report, have selected Looker as the Leader in the...


Product

Nov 6th, 2017

4 Ways to Level Up Your Customer Support Analytics with...

One of the few constants of doing business is that Customer Support encompasses everything you do over the course of...


Product

Oct 26th, 2017

Highlights from JOIN 2017: The Feedback Wall

If you were among the lucky attendees at the recent JOIN 2017 conference in San Francisco you probably caught the...


Product

Oct 18th, 2017

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