QlikView Essentials

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Packt Publishing Ltd, Jan 22, 2016 - Computers - 166 pages
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Want to solve your Business Intelligence headaches? Learn how QlikView can help, and discover a powerful yet accessible BI solution that lets you harness your data

About This BookDesign interactive dashboards using QlikView to share sharp BI insightsDiscover how to create effective data models to manage and harness your data with QlikView's ETL functionalityLearn and implement best practices to successfully integrate QlikView within your organizationWho This Book Is For

If you recognize the challenges of harnessing data for a modern business this book is for. Maybe you already know a little about QlikView – if you want to learn more, QlikView Essentials is a great way to develop your knowledge and skills.

What You Will LearnLearn the complete QlikView workflow – from loading data, to visualization and analyticsLearn how to Load data from different sources, including QVD files and how to optimize data models for accuracy and precisionDiscover solutions to common data modeling problems, so you can respond quickly to changing situationsCreate accessible dashboards and quality data visualizations to share insights effectivelyLearn how to deploy your BI application for optimal availabilityIn Detail

This guide demonstrates just how easy it is to get started with QlikView and create your own BI application. Featuring an introduction to its core features before exploring how to load data and model it, you'll soon become more confident that you can take full advantage of QlikView's capabilities. You will also learn how to use QVD files with QlikView – and how they offer a simpler way of handling data.

After digging deeper into data handling, as you learn how to use mapping tables and create a master calendar, you'll then find out how to get the most from QlikView's visualization features – vital if you are to use your data insights effectively. From accessible and user friendly dashboards to strategies and best practices for subjecting data to further analysis, you can be confident that you'll be prepared to get the most out of your data with QlikView.

With details on how to finally secure your application and deploy it for a successful integration in your organization, QlikView Essentials underlines exactly why QlikView is becoming more and more popular for businesses that understand the value of data.

Style and approach

The book takes a step-by-step approach to QlikView development, and is explained in an easy-to-follow style. Each topic is accompanied by an exercise so you can put your knowledge into practice. This book will be useful for you no matter what your needs and experience levels with the technology.

 

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Contents

QlikView Essentials
1
Extract Transform and Load
11
Optimizing Your Data Model
39
Data Modeling Challenges
55
Creating Dashboards
77
Comparative Analysis
117
Securing Your Application
127
Application Deployment
135
Index
141
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About the author (2016)

Chandraish Sinha is a Business Intelligence enthusiast from Ohio. He brings 17 years of experience in providing cost-effective BI solutions. He is responsible for many QlikView implementations in various industries, namely financial, insurance, pharmaceuticals, and event management. He currently holds QlikView Designer and QlikView Developer certifications. He shares his knowledge and passion through his QlikView blog (http://www.learnallbi.com/). He currently works as an independent BI consultant and helps organizations in implementing BI solutions.

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