Looker

Single integration business analytics platform

Looker brings data-driven decision-making to every level of an enterprise with a data platform that creates a single source of truth so every business team can easily ask and answer their own questions.

Looker is a modern business intelligence platform that allows business users to explore the newest data on their own, so analysts can focus on more complex issues. Looker is easy to run; users can create new metrics, edit the existing model, and explore a variety of data views, including charts, graphs, and maps. This is democratizing analytics in its purest way.

Highly focused on marketing, sales, web and product analytics, Looker has been disrupting the data industry and transforming the way today’s brightest data-minded businesses use their data to win.

Crystalloids is the Leading Partner for Looker in the Benelux.

Disrupting with Data
Looker recently made its debut on the 2017 Forrester BI Wave, is currently featured in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant and named as a leaderG2crowd. Looker is gaining the industry’s attention for changing the way businesses in all industries utilise data. Specifically, Forrester gives Looker their highest score in strategy for Enterprise Business Intelligence.

Looker is a single integrated analytics platform, with zero issues around backward compatibility with legacy solutions, designed to be a data leader in the cloud technology revolution.

In Good Company
Designed to work with SQL compliant databases, Looker is an ideal match for large cloud-based data warehouses like Google BigQuery, Amazon RedShift and Snowflake, but also operates seamlessly with existing SQL databases like Oracle, Vertica and MySQL.

Analytics for All
Looker’s secret ingredient is its SQL-based data language known as LookML. LookML simplifies complex queries, allowing the creation of reusable business logic for easy use across the entire organisation.

Looker sits directly atop your database, acting as a single source of truth. It has connectors and APIs, enabling the data to be used to create scheduled output or to be fed to data-driven applications. In addition, Looker’s advanced governance mechanisms and version control integrate perfectly into our DataOps methodology.

Looker Crystalloids partner
Looker Blocks
Looker provides pre-built libraries that can be used to easily accelerate the process of building new applications. Looker Blocks can be customised and reused to address everything from analytics patterns and source data extraction to embedding and external data augmentation on your data. Blocks is templated LookML for various design patterns, like retention or cohort analysis, and data sources like Salesforce or Adwords and many other use cases. It’s a way to share best practices through content.

Simple in its design, Blocks make complex creation an easy self-service task. Now everyone, irrespective of their skill level, can create robust, visually meaningful data output.

The Looker Difference:

  • No debugging SQL
  • Sits directly on top of databases
  • No local in-memory data needed
  • Reusable & customisable libraries
  • Encourages self-service queries
  • Segments can be made actionable to target directly from the report
  • Excellent governance mechanisms & version control
  • Easy-to-share visualisation
  • Effective pay-per-user model
  • Run Looker instances on your own hardware

Crystalloids’ Looker-related Consulting Services
We deliver a broad range of services around Looker, such as:

  •     Implementation
  •     Data extraction and loading
  •     Governed transformation
  •     Staff training and coaching
  •     Data discovery and visualisation
  •     Insights delivery

Using our DataOps methodology we can even fully manage and operate Looker, so together, we can focus on the success of your datadriven enterprise.

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