Looker is a well-known analytics solution that lets you to build user interfaces for your internal organization. It basically uses their in-house language called LookML so you’re expected to learn this language in order to be able to use it. Here is how it works:
Looker is a big step in terms of empowering non-technical teams to ask more questions but maintaining it is a big hassle and since it’s a generic solution which tries to cover most of the use-cases. We definitely have common features and use-cases but there’s two main differentiations that make us unique:
As you can see, while you need to define your metrics and relations via a programing language called LookML in Looker, we have user-friendly UIs for your data analysts to map your data layout to Rakam. It significantly reduce the time to get started using Rakam and maintain using it.
You can also create predefined metrics that either use expressions or column aggregations in Rakam so that your non-technical people see the metrics that they’re looking for without hassle.
It's quite easy to get started using Rakam, you don't need to learn any language, you basically use our UI to map your data
and use our non-technical people friendly reporting features.
If you're already familiar with any other reporting software, please take a look at our comparison page.