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QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

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

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

Applying the DAR principle to Airline Operations

Now that we've gone through the theoretical part of QlikView use cases and user types, it's time to get practical again. To continue, open the Airline Operations.qvw file we've been working on. We will build our exercises upon the previously created data model and frontend.

When we look at the document we have built so far, we will notice that this does not yet cover the Dashboard, Analysis, and Report use cases. That's why, in this section, we will expand on the various charts that are available in QlikView, while also applying the DAR principles.

First, though, we need to take a better look at the business requirements set by HighCloud Airlines.

Document requirements

After requirement workshops and interviews with the HighCloud Airlines' executive team, Sara has distilled the following KPIs:

  • Load Factor %: This gives the number of enplaned passengers versus the number of available seats

  • Performed versus scheduled flights: This gives the number...