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Mastering Qlik Sense

By : Juan Ignacio Vitantonio
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Mastering Qlik Sense

By: Juan Ignacio Vitantonio

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense is a powerful, self-servicing Business Intelligence tool for data discovery, analytics and visualization. It allows you to create personalized Business Intelligence solutions from raw data and get actionable insights from it. This book is your one-stop guide to mastering Qlik Sense, catering to all your organizational BI needs. You'll see how you can seamlessly navigate through tons of data from multiple sources and take advantage of the various APIs available in Qlik and its components for guided analytics. You'll also learn how to embed visualizations into your existing BI solutions and extend the capabilities of Qlik Sense to create new visualizations and dashboards that work across all platforms. We also cover other advanced concepts such as porting your Qlik View applications to Qlik Sense,and working with Qlik Cloud. Finally, you'll implement enterprise-wide security and access control for resources and data sources through practical examples. With the knowledge gained from this book, you'll have become the go-to expert in your organization when it comes to designing BI solutions using Qlik Sense.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Administrator roles

Roles are a concept where one security rule, with a set of actions permitted on a resource, can be defined as a newly created admin role. This role can then be manually assigned to a user in the user management section of QMC.

Default administrator roles

By default, with an installation of Qlik Sense with predefined security rules, some roles are already created:

Property

Description

RootAdmin

A RootAdmin has access to everything and anything within the QMC. Upon installation, the user who successfully enters the first valid license is automatically assigned as RootAdmin.

It is paramount to ensure visibility of who is part of this role and who is not.

AuditAdmin

Has read access to all...