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Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Looker

WGAC-GGL-AVDL

Google
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Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Looker

21 Oct 2022 - 1 day

English

GMT UTC+00:00

£625

Description

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Introduction

Module 1 - Introduction to Looker

Topics - Looker interface and components

  • Define Looker and the capabilities it provides for working with data
  • Navigate the Looker interface to access data and functionality
  • 1 demo

Module 2 - Core Analytics Concepts

Topics - Dimensions, measures, filters, pivots

  • Explain the four core analytical concepts in Looker (dimensions, measures,filters, pivots)
  • Use dimensions to access data attributes
  • Use measures to aggregate data attributes
  • Combine dimensions and measures for richer data analysis and visualization
  • Filter dimensions and measures to analyze a subset of the data
  • Use pivots to restructure and group data
  • 4 demos, 1 quiz, 1 lab

Module 3 - Table calculations

Topics - Table calculations, offset functions

  • Explain how table calculations and offset functions are used to work with data in Looker
  • List the types of table calculations and offset functions available in Looker
  • Create new metrics instantaneously with table calculations and offset functions
  • 4 demos, 1 quiz, 1 lab

Module 4 - Dashboards

Topics - Looker dashboards, data delivery options

  • Understand how to use dashboards in Looker to share data and results with stakeholders
  • Create dashboards to visualize multiple aspects of a business topic or domain
  • Add new content to an existing dashboard
  • Add filters to a dashboard for flexible analysis of a subset of the data
  • Deliver data outside of Looker for access by other stakeholders or systems
  • 1 demo

Module 5 - Content Management

Topics - Looker content organization, folders, boards

  • Explain how to use folders in Looker to organize content for navigability and discoverability
  • Create and share boards to centralize content pertaining to one topic or theme
  • 1 demo
Prerequisites & Audience

None.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define Looker and the capabilities it provides for working with data.
  • Explain the four core analytical concepts in Looker (dimensions, measures, filters, pivots).
  • Use dimensions, measures, filters, and pivots to analyze and visualize data.
  • Create advanced metrics instantaneously with table calculations.
  • Create dashboards to combine and share visualizations.
  • Use folders and boards in Looker to organize content for navigability and discoverability.

Not covered in this course:

  • LookML (Looker Modeling Language)
  • Looker admin features and functions

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