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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

Qlik Sense and QlikView developers

In short, Qlik Sense is an application to help nontechnical users perform data visualization, analysis, and storytelling, within a governed environment. In this self-service BI tool, users can create simple data models and metric calculations without writing, or even seeing, one line of code. Also, Qlik Sense automatically generates cleaner, more intuitive visualizations without the need to memorize a myriad of property options.

As each new version is released, more and more features will be added to simplify tasks that were once only possible through coding. However, there will still be the need to code the more advanced data models and metric calculations. For example, users with technical aptitude will still be needed to facilitate the advanced analysis that we've seen in this book.

How we develop the load script and chart expressions remains largely unchanged between Qlik Sense and QlikView. Therefore, many data visualization tips and tricks that depend...