An all around solid and flexible BI tool with good support.
August 18, 2015

An all around solid and flexible BI tool with good support.

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Looker

We use Looker across several departments to measure activity in our platform database. This ranges from customer activity to various internal KPIs that we track to determine overall health. It allows us to flexibly apply business logic to raw data and modify metrics on the fly in a relatively simple fashion.
  • Relatively simple application of business logic
  • Scheduled conditional alerts
  • Developer environment that integrates with Github
  • Tailoring of scheduled email recipients
  • Flexibility in dashboard elements
  • Updating of deprecated code
  • IBM Cognos,QlikView
No need for an ETL and a more slick modern interface that gets regular feature updates.
Easy to connect to different sources - in our case PostgreSQL and Redshift.
Easy to schedule and distribute; only downside is that it can only be based on static email addresses.
We chose Looker because the implementation process was simple and the ability to code logic was simple but powerful. The knowledgeable support team of analysts who understand SQL and relational databases made it easy to tailor our instance to fit our needs. Overall it is a logical and powerful tool that is not too intimidating for business users.

Looker Feature Ratings

Customizable dashboards
Drill-down analysis
Formatting capabilities
Report sharing and collaboration
Publish to Web
Report Delivery Scheduling
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Multi-User Support (named login)
Role-Based Security Model
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)