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Apr 18, 2019   |  By Izzy Miller
Hey, Good Lookers! I’m freshly back from JOIN London and still feeling the buzz from meeting so many awesome Looker users. While I’ve been gone, there’s been lots of great activity on the Community that I’m eager to share with you all. And bonus note — Office Hours is back next week! If you’re in San Francisco or New York City, swing by our offices on April 25th at 3:30pm local time to do some spring cleaning of your Looker instance! Sign up here for the event.
Apr 10, 2019   |  By The Looker Team
The final season premiere of Game of Thrones is just a few days away! With winter fast approaching, we’re more excited than ever to see what the Data of Thrones will show us — especially if we can discover a new twist or trend before it’s revealed to the world during the final season.
Apr 9, 2019   |  By Dillon Morrison
Today’s successful organizations are moving beyond BI tools to create and deliver custom data experiences. They’re starting new ventures, delivering for their customers, and building data cultures to support rapid growth. As these experiences have become a crucial factor of success, so has the expectation that users can get the data they need to make critical business decisions, regardless of technical skill or specialty.
Apr 3, 2019   |  By The Looker Team
If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you’re likely as excited as we are about the upcoming eighth and final season of the series. There are so many questions we still have that we’re eager to (hopefully) get answered!
Apr 1, 2019   |  By Izzy Miller
Hello Looker Community! Sad news today — The data has spoken and since it looks like nobody’s reading these, this will be the last ever edition of The Podium :(
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.
Mar 29, 2019   |  By Looker
Joel McKelvey, Director of Product Marketing at Looker talks about the modern data platform with Howard Dresner, Chief Research Officer at Dresner Advisory Services.
Feb 14, 2019   |  By Looker
To match your competition or stand out among the crowd, you now need to build an analytics offering in to your product, while maintaining a high return on your engineering effort. You understand how important it is to keep your engineering talent focused on core competencies while delivering a best-of-breed offering that can grow customer engagement and unlock new revenue opportunities.
Feb 11, 2019   |  By Looker
Data-driven business is the new norm. With the Information Economy well underway, today’s innovators are cleverly using data to steer every aspect of their business. To navigate that course, organizations need self-service environments that don’t compromise the data governance needed to keep data (and decisions) accurate. This need to maintain a single source of truth that everyone can leverage has lead to innovative new practices in analytics overall.
Jan 23, 2019   |  By Looker
SkinVision is breaking ground in the fight against cancer. Founded in 2011 by researchers and dermatologists, the early-detection mobile app is helping individuals find, assess, and track the risk of suspicious moles and skin conditions.
Jan 9, 2019   |  By Looker
Some organizations need even more flexibility than embedded analytics can provide. By directly calling on a robust suite of Looker APIs, developers can get precisely the data they need... when, where and how they need it.