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Hands-On Dashboard Development with QlikView

By : Abhishek Agarwal
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Hands-On Dashboard Development with QlikView

By: Abhishek Agarwal

Overview of this book

QlikView is one of the market leaders when it comes to building effective Business Intelligence solutions. This book will show how you can leverage its power to build your own dashboards to tell your own data story. The book starts with showing you how to connect your data to QlikView and create your own QlikView application. You will learn how to add data from multiple sources, create a data model by joining data, and then review it on the front end. You will work with QlikView components such as charts, list boxes, input boxes, and text objects to create stunning visualizations that help give actionable business insights. You will also learn how to perform analysis on your data in QlikView and master the various types of security measures to be taken in QlikView. By the end of this book, you will have all the essential knowledge required for insightful data storytelling and creating useful BI dashboards using QlikView.
Table of Contents (9 chapters)

Getting Started with QlikView

Welcome to the world of QlikView! Data analytics has become a hot topic in today's world of cutthroat competition in various sectors, such as finance, lending, and online e-commerce sites. There are a lot of data analytics tools available on the market, which are used by various organizations to keep track of data.

One of the tools that stands out is QlikView. QlikView is one of the most frequently used analytics tool on the market, due to its reliability and ease-of-use. QlikView combines a lot of the industry-standard tools, such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and a unique analytics engine, to create a unique package that can be used for efficient data analysis. Sounds interesting, doesn't it? Let's dive right in to the huge world of QlikView, and learn how to create analytics applications. This chapter will serve as an introduction to QlikView and all of its quirks and features, covering the following topics:

  • Installing QlikView
  • Creating a document
  • Important terminologies in QlikView