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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
About the Reviewers
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It will never be perfect but it will be close

There comes a time when you have to stop developing and start deploying.


It was once said that every project reaches 98 percent completion and stays there. Most projects eventually go live, but development is a continuous process in almost every case.


So, you have built a great looking, robust, and powerful QlikView application. It's been deployed to production, it runs well, and users think you're a genius (and of course you are!). Now what? Well, there is always one more thing you can do. And one more after that.

How to do it

It is more or less inevitable that users will ask for improvements or new features when an application has been in use for a while. This may even happen within days of it going live. Business rarely stands still for long, so there may be operational reasons for changes to applications, but we're yet to see an installation where applications are never ever touched after they are live.

The QlikView product...