Looker-Pros and Cons

General Information

Looker has a web-based interface where you can get real time insights of your organisation via data analysis. Then it imports the data and, visualize and analyse it quickly and easily.
You can create reports on the go and share it with anyone interested and can contribute to the discussion about certain tasks to collaborate on the development of a project.
With little knowledge of SQL, we can use the Looker to create our own analytic modules. And we can design visualizations with only single code.
Anyone can learn to use Looker using its rich database of learning videos and other learning material. Their documentation is also easy to read and learn to use it.
It provides open API integration with other data resources and can combine the data to use effectively.

Newer Innovations in Looker
With Lookers user can extend the reachability of its data in its organisation and don’t limit the data just to few charts and figures, in a trusted environment.
Looker is very easy to use; you don’t need the knowledge of data analyst SQL to manage your workflow. No complicated coding is involved in designing visualizations and creating dashboards. Looker has the mapping feature for the inexperienced users to prepare technical visualizations.
Looker enable the collaboration among the team, they can share the reports via emails and URLs and can also contribute towards same project.
Looker integrates with lots of data resources and can combine data from different data sets with dynamic data transformation.

Why we use Looker?
With all the organisational data and cross-departmental collaboration, user can manipulate the large volume of data to identify growth areas, access supply and demands and measure productivity.
Any crises or issue can be addressed efficiently with the right information. Looker represent the data in different forms for quick analysis.
It provides senior executives with the ability to monitor the performance of the organization. They can see the scoreboards, dashboards and generate real time reports.

Industry Positive Comments

Some of the customers said that Looker have high quality chat support, which provide them help on multiple occasions.
Some customers said that the tool is very versatile and comes with a dashboard that can be implemented for analysis.
Some customers said that Looker gives them absolute control over their data.

Needs Improvement

Some of the customers said that it doesn’t offer lot of variables, we need to make request to get the one we need to get things done.
It has very high maintenance cost in accordance with the data it extracts.
Some customers said that Looker has the limit of 5000 in the results, we can’t work with data that has more then 5000 data points.

Similar Products in the Industry
Some of the similar search products in the industry are Tableau, MicroStrategy, Domo, QlikView, Sisense, Information Builders, TIBCO Spotfire, Oracle Analytics Cloud, Cognos Analytics, Board.

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