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QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

By : Miguel Angel Garcia, Barry Harmsen, Stephen Redmond, Karl Pover
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QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

By: Miguel Angel Garcia, Barry Harmsen, Stephen Redmond, Karl Pover

Overview of this book

QlikView is one of the most flexible and powerful business intelligence platforms around, and if you want to transform data into insights, it is one of the best options you have at hand. Use this Learning Path, to explore the many features of QlikView to realize the potential of your data and present it as impactful and engaging visualizations. Each chapter in this Learning Path starts with an understanding of a business requirement and its associated data model and then helps you create insightful analysis and data visualizations around it. You will look at problems that you might encounter while visualizing complex data insights using QlikView, and learn how to troubleshoot these and other not-so-common errors. This Learning Path contains real-world examples from a variety of business domains, such as sales, finance, marketing, and human resources. With all the knowledge that you gain from this Learning Path, you will have all the experience you need to implement your next QlikView project like a pro. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: • QlikView for Developers by Miguel Ángel García, Barry Harmsen • Mastering QlikView by Stephen Redmond • Mastering QlikView Data Visualization by Karl Pover
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

Customer Fact sheet Agile design

We aim to involve our business users from the beginning of the customer fact sheet design. As a non-technical, collaborative process, we use Agile project tools, such as Post-It notes and a whiteboard to begin the design process. We begin by writing user stories that we think would be important to include in the fact sheet on Post-It notes.

Creating user stories

The user epic we want to solve with our customer fact sheet is as follows:


As a sales representative, I need an easy way visualize all the information related to a customer and its relationship to the business so that I can plan more productive customer calls and meetings.

This user epic then gets broken down into the following user stories that we can eventually translate into a type of data visualization:

  • As a sales representative, I need to compare this year's accumulated sales against last year's sales so that I can detect changes to our customers' buying habits

  • As a sales representative, I need...