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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)

Auditing security rules

Due to the complexity of ABAC security rules and the high number of rules being created in the QMC, it is very easy to lose sight of what rules have been applied and who gets access to which kind of resources. Governance and overseeing of permissions in a self-service environment are paramount, which is the reason why an auditing feature was introduced in the QMC. From experience, it is convenient, and one of the most valuable resource-monitoring tools in the QMC. In general, it serves two purposes:

  • Assistance in creating new security rules, by validating whether the applied expression logic has the expected outcome. This allows for a smooth trial and error when writing security rules, with absolute confidence at the end that it works as designed.
  • For auditing permission of users. When new users get added to the system, you usually check whether they have...