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MediaAgility is Partnering with Google Cloud and Looker to Help Businesses Build a BI Platform
C2C is doing an event along with MediaAgility on How How MediaAgility is Partnering with Google Cloud and Looker to Help Businesses Build a BI Platform.You will get a chance to explore how MediaAgility supports analysis of critical KPIs—such as revenue growth, asset utilization, and overheads—when you attend the upcoming C2C Deep Dive with Shashi Ranjan, lead consultant and data architect. For companies relying on traditional ERP data, access restrictions and the need for manual interventions slow down analytics performance. Using Google Cloud and Looker, Ranjan and his team implemented a sustainable, centralized data and BI platform. Now, seamlessly integrated analytics are helping to identify new opportunities. RSVP here and make the most of this event.
Data Studio & BigQuery GIS
New enhancements to Data Studio, including support for choropleth maps of BigQuery GEOGRAPHY polygons, so you can easily visualize BigQuery GIS data in a Google Maps-based interface.Ready to try it out for yourself? Check out this step-by-step walkthrough of visualizing BigQuery polygons in Data Studio. Explore the BigQuery Public Datasets or try it with your own data. If your geospatial data isn’t already in BigQuery, you might want to learn more about BigQuery GIS or loading geospatial data into BigQuery using FME.https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/data-analytics/geospatial-insights-bigquery-gis-and-data-studio-choroplethGoogle Cloud BlogI have used BigQuery and Data Studio a lot of times. But I have never used BigQuey GIS. It is quit tempting to start fooling around on the weekend! What do you think?
Creating an experience management (XM) data warehouse with survey responses
Ready to take your surveying to the next level and build an experience management data warehouse?From Google Forms to Google Cloud Platform. Your XM data warehouse will leverage three main technologies: Cloud Dataprep by Trifacta, BigQuery, and Data Studio or Looker.Get started today by visiting Codelab, digging into the technical guide, or checking out this video walkthrough.You can access all of Google Cloud patterns on their Smart Analytics Reference Patterns page.https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/data-analytics/creating-an-experience-management-data-warehouse-with-survey-responsesby NBC
Baseball Fans: Heads Up this is Super Cool ! MLB uses Google Cloud, BigQuery & Anthos
Major League Baseball migrates to Google Cloud to develop a unified data plane across its complex operations to drive fan engagement and increase operational efficiency. Just so everybody knows (we have a global audience), Major League Baseball, which is North America’s oldest and most-attended professional sports league, consists of 30 member teams in the United States and Canada. It is America’s “Past time” and almost everyone loves baseball. So check this out: “The fundamental goal is fan engagement—to bring baseball to millions of fans and introduce new technology that allows for personalized recommendations and a social viewing experience, where when something happens on the field and you get excited about it, you can share it with other fans. These are the things that really motivate us and Google Cloud has been a great partner in building products that embody those values.” —Jason Gaedtke, CTO (former), MLBYou can read the full article here. Is this interesting for you? Wou
Google BigQuery is a Leader in The 2021 Forrester Wave: Cloud Data Warehouse
Did you see the announcement today? Google has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Data Warehouse, Q1 2021 report. For more than a decade, BigQuery, Google’s petabyte-scale cloud data warehouse, has been in a class of its own. Google wants to thank our strong community of customers and partners for voicing their opinion. “We believe this report validates the alignment of our strategy with our customers’ analytics needs.”Are you using BigQuery in your work, or do you plan to?Would you like to continue discussions on this thread? Should we invite the author of the blog to do a session for interactive Q&A? (Hint: I know him.) Let us know.
Where or who do you turn to when you don't know the answer?
@OttoSchell welcome to C2C! I’m curious, when you, as the expert, don’t know the answer who do you go to or where do you turn? Feel free to @ people and/or invite others to the community and conversation or share resources that would be helpful to the entire group. Look forward to hearing your responses!
A (visual) space odyssey: How Theta Labs reached the outer limits of video streaming
Google Cloud’s databases and analytics products such as BigQuery, Dataflow, Pub/Sub and Firestore brought Theta Labs unlimited scale and performance, allowing them to: Analyze streaming viewership data for real-time for analytics Forecast how many concurrent users to support during livestream events Predict reputation scores for thousands of edge nodes and address bad actors or underperformance Create the listener/subscriber for the topic the ETL pipeline publishes and ingest into BigQuery tables running fast queries Isn’t it an inspiring work? What do you think?
Today, I read this article about Looker: https://cloud.google.com/blog/topics/training-certifications/how-to-use-looker-on-google-cloud-for-data-governanceThe truth is that I haven’t used it, yet. Instead, I have worked with Dataprep for cleaning data and Data Studio for dashboards.Has anyone used it? Let me know what you think about this. And also, if anyone has used Looker and Dataprep to compare them, this would be even better!
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Parallel executions with Google Workflows
C2C member, speaker, and France group leader, @guillaume blaquiere wrote this on Medium and I thought it’d be a great article to share for Tips and Best Practices curation. Here’s Guillaume’s intro to the post:Cloud components are useful and powerful. However, they are all disconnected from the others and when you want to deploy a full pipeline, you need to glue them. You can achieve this with PubSub and Cloud Functions.However, it quickly becomes a spaghetti design with a lot of topics and functions. Having a centralized place to see, manage and configure your pipeline workflow could be great! You can read the full article and Guillaume’s tips here: https://medium.com/google-cloud/parallel-executions-with-google-workflows-3a16f8fee0eb
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