Acrotrend talks on Looker to CRN.com

Acrotrend talks on Looker to CRN.com

At Acrotrend we always like to have an opinion on things. This time around, we were asked to provide our view on how our partner, business intelligence software company, Looker, has been evolving to enhance its offering. Looker is currently going through the process...

How to: customise Looker Actions & make them work for you

How to: customise Looker Actions & make them work for you

This is a tale of a hero visualisation platform, Looker is its name. Making insights actionable is its fantastic game! As Looker says, with Looker Actions, you can analyse and act on your data.  You can do everything from engaging with your users to updating records...

How INSIGHT drives Stranger Things’ success

How INSIGHT drives Stranger Things’ success

Last time we looked at how data is at the heart of Netflix’s success in helping them to predict successful movies and TV shows. If you missed that post, you can read it here. As we move through the DATA > INSIGHT > ACTION loop, this blog post deep-dives further...

Don’t be a BI has-been!

Don’t be a BI has-been!

Based on our extensive experience managing projects to create reports and dashboards, or enabling ad hoc analysis on legacy BI stacks such as OBIEE or SAP Business Objects, organisations we have worked with (within 12 weeks) typically save a massive 75% in people days...

Looker Deep Dive: Looks and Dashboards

Looker Deep Dive: Looks and Dashboards

In earlier blogs we gave an introduction on Looker and in the subsequent one discussed about some advanced functionalities available in LookML. In this blog we will cover the visualization layer of Looker and will talk about some unique possibilities from the same....