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QlikView Unlocked

By : Andrew Dove, Roger Stone
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QlikView Unlocked

By: Andrew Dove, Roger Stone

Overview of this book

QlikView Unlocked will provide you with new insights to get the very best from QlikView. This book will help you to develop skills to work with data efficiently. We will cover all the secrets of unleashing the full power of QlikView, which will enable you to make better use of the tool and create better results for future projects. In the course of this book, we will walk you through techniques and best practices that will enable you to be more productive. You will gain quick insights into the tool with the help of short steps called ”keys,” which will help you discover new features of QlikView. Moving on you will learn new techniques for data visualization, scripting, data modeling, and more. This book will then cover best practices to help you establish an efficient system with improved performance. We will also teach you some tricks that will help you speed up development processes, monitor data with dashboards, and so on. By the end of this book, you will have gained beneficial tips, tricks, and techniques to enhance the overall experience of working with QlikView.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
QlikView Unlocked
About the Authors
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Separation of responsibilities, change management, and thinking about security

Developing an application can be a single person task, but more often, there are more people involved. Change requests and access to the application need to be controlled. It is also important to consider what kind of security is required.


If you are in the enviable position of being able to develop an application from scratch on your own, you don't have to worry about the separation of tasks. Change management is a lot easier too, but there are still aspects that need to be considered.

How to do it

You have probably come across the question, "How do you eat an elephant?" to which the answer is, "Cut it into small chunks and eat it bit by bit". The same is true when developing a QlikView application. The advantage of having all these small bits is that different people can work on the application at the same time.

However, in reality, there are only a couple of tasks that can be divided easily. Having one...