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Qlik Sense: Advanced Data Visualization for Your Organization

By : Henric Cronström, Ferran Garcia Pagans, Neeraj Kharpate, James Richardson, Philip Hand
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Qlik Sense: Advanced Data Visualization for Your Organization

By: Henric Cronström, Ferran Garcia Pagans, Neeraj Kharpate, James Richardson, Philip Hand

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense is powerful and creative visual analytics software that allows users to discover data, explore it, and dig out meaningful insights in order to make a profit and make decisions for your business. This course begins by introducing you to the features and functions of the most modern edition of Qlik Sense so you get to grips with the application. The course will teach you how to administer the data architecture in Qlik Sense, enabling you to customize your own Qlik Sense application for your business intelligence needs. It also contains numerous recipes to help you overcome challenging situations while creating fully featured desktop applications in Qlik Sense. It explains how to combine Rattle and Qlik Sense Desktop to apply predictive analytics to your data to develop real-world interactive data applications. The course includes premium content from three of our most popular books: [*] Learning Qlik Sense: The Official Guide Second Edition [*] Qlik Sense Cookbook [*] Predictive Analytics using Rattle and Qlik Sense On completion of this course, you will be self-sufficient in improving your data analysis and will know how to apply predictive analytics to your datasets. Through this course, you will be able to create predictive models and data applications, allowing you to explore your data insights much deeper.
Table of Contents (5 chapters)

Chapter 1. Getting Started with the Data

In this chapter, we will cover the basic tasks related with extracting data into a Qlik Sense application:

  • Extracting data from databases and data files
  • Extracting data from Web Files
  • Activating the Legacy Mode in Qlik Sense® desktop
  • Extracting data from custom databases
  • Invoking help while in the data load editor or the expression editor
  • Previewing data in the Data model viewer
  • Creating a Master Library from the Data model viewer
  • Using a Master Library in the Edit mode

Introduction

Data is the core aspect of any Business Intelligence application. It provides information that helps organizations to make decisions.

A Qlik Sense application is based on the data extracted from various sources, such as relational databases, CRM systems, ERP systems, and data files.

This chapter introduces the user to various methods of extracting data into a Qlik Sense application effectively. It is assumed that the reader is already acquainted with the concepts of...