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Hands-On Business Intelligence with Qlik Sense

By : Pablo Labbe, Clever Anjos, Kaushik Solanki, Jerry DiMaso
Book Image

Hands-On Business Intelligence with Qlik Sense

By: Pablo Labbe, Clever Anjos, Kaushik Solanki, Jerry DiMaso

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense allows you to explore simple-to-complex data to reveal hidden insights and data relationships to make business-driven decisions. Hands-On Business Intelligence with Qlik Sense begins by helping you get to grips with underlying Qlik concepts and gives you an overview of all Qlik Sense’s features. You will learn advanced modeling techniques and learn how to analyze the data loaded using a variety of visualization objects. You’ll also be trained on how to share apps through Qlik Sense Enterprise and Qlik Sense Cloud and how to perform aggregation with AGGR. As you progress through the chapters, you’ll explore the stories feature to create data-driven presentations and update an existing story. This book will guide you through the GeoAnalytics feature with the geo-mapping object and GeoAnalytics connector. Furthermore, you’ll learn about the self-service analytics features and perform data forecasting using advanced analytics. Lastly, you’ll deploy Qlik Sense apps for mobile and tablet. By the end of this book, you will be well-equipped to run successful business intelligence applications using Qlik Sense's functionality, data modeling techniques, and visualization best practices.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
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Section 1: Qlik Sense and Business Intelligence
Section 2: Data Loading and Modeling
Section 3: Building an Analytical Application
Section 4: Additional Features

Engaging On-Demand App Generation

On-demand App Generation (ODAG) is one technique that Qlik Sense Enterprise platforms have to create fresh new apps on-demand based on user selections. This feature is used mainly in situations where the size of your data is much bigger than your Qlik Sense Enterprise server's RAM memory.

Using the ODAG feature enables users to analyze billions of records without retrieving the whole dataset into memory. The idea behind this concept is that it is not necessary (or sometimes not even possible) to load all detailed data inside your Qlik Sense box RAM memory. We may simply summarize a sample of our data that leverages users to analyze business metrics. If a detailed version is needed, Qlik Sense will generate a fresh new application with that data.

In this chapter, we will learn how to create a summarized application, which is a regular Qlik...