BI Modernization

Tableau Report Migration to Looker


An American ticketing company that sells movie tickets via their website as well as through their mobile app required a solution to migrate its Tableau reporting to Looker.

Client Challenges and Requirements

  • Reduce maintenance cost
  • Retain the look and feel of dashboards
  • Retain feature and functionalities of the report
  • Data should be identical and accurate in Looker reports as compared to the Tableau reports
  • Report performance should be intact or improved

Bitwise Solution

    • Migration of Tableau reports to Looker
    • Used existing Tableau Dashboards as a source of truth for Looker reports
    • Setup and Configured required data connections in Looker
    • Implemented generic Models on top of the Redshift in Looker using LookML language
    • Built dashboards in Looker using generic Models and Derived tables
    • Implemented Role based security to control dashboard access on server
    • Scheduled the Monthly/Daily/Weekly task to send dashboard output to the various business person/studios through email
    • Implemented and scheduled (triggered) PDT tables to optimize the dashboard performance
    • Created Tableau specific features (Ex- FIXED, Blending) in Looker using a LookML


Tools & Technologies We Used

Tableau Desktop
Tableau Server

Key Results


Reduced development and maintenance cost


Performance optimization


Custom SQL replaced by generic Models


Ease of Adhoc reporting for end users

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