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Practical Business Intelligence

By : Ahmed Sherif
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Practical Business Intelligence

By: Ahmed Sherif

Overview of this book

Business Intelligence (BI) is at the crux of revolutionizing enterprise. Everyone wants to minimize losses and maximize profits. Thanks to Big Data and improved methodologies to analyze data, Data Analysts and Data Scientists are increasingly using data to make informed decisions. Just knowing how to analyze data is not enough, you need to start thinking how to use data as a business asset and then perform the right analysis to build an insightful BI solution. Efficient BI strives to achieve the automation of data for ease of reporting and analysis. Through this book, you will develop the ability to think along the right lines and use more than one tool to perform analysis depending on the needs of your business. We start off by preparing you for data analytics. We then move on to teach you a range of techniques to fetch important information from various databases, which can be used to optimize your business. The book aims to provide a full end-to-end solution for an environment setup that can help you make informed business decisions and deliver efficient and automated BI solutions to any company. It is a complete guide for implementing Business intelligence with the help of the most powerful tools like D3.js, R, Tableau, Qlikview and Python that are available on the market.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Practical Business Intelligence
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Customer Feedback
Preface

Publishing the inventory dashboard


There are different ways to get QlikSense application published to other users. However, depending on the functionality and interactivity required, some methods may be more appropriate than others.

Exporting to a PDF

The quickest and easiest option is to export a document to a PDF, which can be quickly viewed on almost any device. However, the downside to exporting an application to a PDF is that you no longer have access to any interactivity between the different components or even the ability to make a simple selection.

For example, if a user was interested in looking at Paint Shop supplies that required an order, we would need to make that selection beforehand. Once the selection was made, we would then click on the Menu icon and select Export sheet to PDF, as seen in the following screenshot:

We then have the ability to select the Paper size, Resolution (dots per insch), and Orientation as seen in the following screenshot:

Once we've selected the PDF...