Qlik Sense Cookbook

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Create dynamic dashboards to perform interactive analytics for business intelligence operations

Key Features
  • Explore newly added features in Qlik Sense
  • Discover best practices to work with data using Qlik Sense
  • Learn to implement advanced functions for better data insight
Book Description

Qlik Sense allows you to explore simple and complex data to reveal hidden insight and data relationships that help you make quality decisions for overall productivity. An expert Qlik Sense user can use its features for business intelligence in an enterprise environment effectively. Qlik Sense Cookbook is an excellent guide for all aspiring Qlik Sense developers and will empower you to create featured desktop applications to obtain daily insights at work.

This book takes you through the basics and advanced functions of Qlik Sense February 2018 release. You'll start with a quick refresher on obtaining data from data files and databases, and move on to some more refined features including visualization, and scripting, as well as managing apps and user interfaces. You will then understand how to work with advanced functions like set analysis and set expressions. As you make your way through this book, you will uncover newly added features in Qlik Sense such as new visualizations, label expressions and colors for dimension and measures.

By the end of this book, you will have explored various visualization extensions to create your own interactive dashboard with the required tips and tricks. This will help you overcome challenging situations while developing your applications in Qlik Sense.

What you will learn
  • Source, preview, and distribute your data through interactive dashboards
  • Explore and work with the latest visualization functions
  • Learn how to write and use script subroutines
  • Make your UI advanced and intuitive with custom objects and indicators
  • Use visualization extensions for your Qlik Sense dashboard
  • Work with Aggr and learn to use it within set analysis
Who this book is for

Qlik Sense Cookbook is for data and BI analysts who want to become well versed with Qlik Sense to apply business intelligence in data. If you are a beginner in data analytics and want to adopt an independent recipe-based approach to learn the required concepts and services in detail, this book is ideal! Individuals with prior knowledge of its sister product, QlikView, will also benefit from this book. Familiarity with the basics of business intelligence is a prerequisite.

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About the author (2018)

Pablo Labbe is a BI consultant with over 20 years' experience. In 2008 he was introduced to Qlikview, a former product by Qlik and the seed for Qlik Sense. Since then, he has focused on delivering BI solutions in a new way. Now he is the Principal of ANALITIKA Inteligencia, delivering BI projects and training on Qlik products and other technologies that embrace the self-service BI. Pablo is an active member of the Qlik community and other social media sites. Philip Hand is a senior BI consultant who has worked with QlikView in the BI space for over 7 years. He has implemented end-to-end solutions in a wide variety of enterprises and for large business customers. He has spent many years consulting on business and QlikView solutions. His belief is that such a role proves invaluable to hone your skills through exposure to many different businesses, problems, technologies, industries, and people. Neeraj Kharpate works as an independent BI consultant providing services to clients from various industries. Neeraj embarked on his journey with Qlik in mid-2007. He has over 10 years of experience working with clientele from multiple sectors, ranging from banks and insurance to retail. Neeraj has been closely following the developments in Qlik Sense ever since it was launched in 2014 and is actively involved with its enterprise-wide implementations.

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