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The Data Nerds Have Won

The data is in and the results are clear: The data nerds have won. That's the consensus emerging from Looker's user conference in San Francisco this week, where hundreds of data professionals congregated to extend their Read more…

Beyond BI: Looker Seeks Bigger Role for Data

Looker is best known as a business intelligence platform, which it definitely is. But with today's release of Looker 7, the company is making a strong case that it's much more than that. In fact, here at its user confere Read more…

Surviving the Coming Data Governance Wave

A data governance wave is building in the United States. If you put your ear to the ground, you can hear it rumbling. It's inevitable that new regulations eventually will emerge that dictate how companies must ensure the Read more…

Data Warehousing with a Modern Twist

Bill Inmon is generally credited with inventing the phrase "data warehouse" in the early 1990s to describe the stockpiling of data using relational databases. It may be an older term, but the activity itself remains quit Read more…

Looker Spies Next Step In Data-Based Evolution

Every company evolves, and some evolve faster than others, which appears to be the case with Looker. At its JOIN 2018 conference here in San Francisco, Looker's next step seems tantalizingly close, just around the corner Read more…

How Disney Built a Pipeline for Streaming Analytics

The explosion of on-demand video content is having a huge impact on how we watch television. You can now binge watch an entire season's worth of Grey's Anatomy at one sitting, if that suits your fancy. For a media giant Read more…

Looker’s Audacious Moonshot to Outgrow Oracle

You may have considered Looker to be just another business intelligence tool. After all, that's the bucket analysts at Forrester and Gartner put the company in. But talk a bit with its founder, Lloyd Tabb, and you quickl Read more…

Looker Rolls New Google BigQuery Tools

Addressing the growing need to gain insights from ever-larger data sets, an analytical tool vendor specializing in Google's BigQuery database is releasing new platform components designed to expand availability and use o Read more…

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