[Partner Block] Mobile Analytics by mParticle

  • 23 November 2015
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What is this block and what does it tell me?

mParticle is a complete way to manage mobile data. Connect your data to a single SDK, built just for mobile. Send it instantly to the most relevant app services. With mParticle you can:

  • Capture a comprehensive set of mobile data points that represents how users interact with mobile apps, such as custom app events, eCommerce transactions, app sessions, screen views, app state transitions (e.g., app going to background or coming to foreground), push messages, crashes, attribution sources, etc.

  • Identify users with various types of user identities and track user attributes.

  • Build audiences from your app users based on what they have done within your apps, and send resulting segments to ad platforms (facebook, twitter, appnexus, etc.) for marketing purposes.

Data type and technical info

The mParticle Block works with the raw data mParticle has captured in Amazon Redshift. The schema produced should be standard across mParticle customers, so no restructuring of the data or schema is required.


Please note that Source Blocks are only available to current and prospective customers. Please reach out to your assigned Looker Analyst for questions, assistance implementing this block, and access to the LookML code.

Included below are some sample screenshots of a few out of the many dashboards that can be created with this Block:

App Activity Dashboard`

Audience Dashboard

eCommerce Dashboard

App Version Dashboard

How to implement this block

The LookML for this block can be found in this Github repo. You can either download the entire block into your Looker application by following the directions outlined here, or selectively migrate pieces of the block by simply copying + pasting the block LookML into your Looker instance.

If you don’t have a Github account, we encourage you to create one for easy access to this block. If you don’t have access to the repo, or cannot make a Github account, please contact a Looker Analyst or email blocks@looker.com and we’d be happy to help.

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