Creating Stunning Dashboards with QlikView

Bring real business insights to your company through effective and engaging dashboards in QlikView

Creating Stunning Dashboards with QlikView

Julián Villafuerte

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Bring real business insights to your company through effective and engaging dashboards in QlikView
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ISBN 139781782175735
Paperback188 pages

Book Description

QlikView is one of the most powerful analytical tools in the market. Based on an in-memory associative model, it lets users freely navigate through the data, spot trends and make better decisions. This platform is capable of integrating a wide range of data sources like ERP systems, data warehouses or spreadsheets into a single application in order display dashboards with state-of-the-art visualizations.

Creating Stunning Dashboards with QlikView is an easy to follow handbook that guides you through the process of creating an effective and engaging dashboard that delivers tangible value to the business. It starts with the identification of the business needs and the definition of the main KPIs, and takes you all the way to the application rollout.

Throughout the book, you will learn how to apply some of the best practices in the field of data visualization, create a robust navigation schema, chose the best chart types for each scenario and many other things that will help you create effective dashboards that uncover all the stories behind the data.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Know Your Battlefield, Devise Your Strategy
Dashboards in perspective
Creating the perfect dashboard
Summary
Chapter 2: All about Dashboard Design Best Practices
Dashboard design best practices
Summary
Chapter 3: First Things First – The Dashboard Structure
Dashboard style
Layout and distribution
Filter panes
Current selections
General navigation
Summary
Chapter 4: It's Not Only about Charts
Text objects
Tables
Summary
Chapter 5: Handling "The Classics"
About "the classics"
Enhancing the classics: tips and tricks
Summary
Chapter 6: Creating Complex Visualizations
Histograms
Scatter plots
Color highlight
Gauges, gauges, gauges!
Geographic representations
Is that a table?
Overlapping objects
Extensions
Summary
Chapter 7: Enhance Your QlikView Experience
Folder structure
Opening and closing scripts
Subroutines
Variables – making your life easier
Backgrounds
Icons, symbols, and buttons
Color palettes
The object repository
Keeping in shape
Summary
Chapter 8: Before You Go
Before the rollout
The 10 commandments of QlikView design
After the rollout
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Build a comprehensive library of QlikView components to speed up your developments
  • Define a practical roadmap that will help you build business-driven dashboards
  • Explore the most effective and engaging ways to present data
  • Apply the best practices in the field of data visualization
  • Avoid common pitfalls when creating bar, line and pie charts
  • Create robust visualizations such as heat maps, histograms and scatter plots

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Know Your Battlefield, Devise Your Strategy
Dashboards in perspective
Creating the perfect dashboard
Summary
Chapter 2: All about Dashboard Design Best Practices
Dashboard design best practices
Summary
Chapter 3: First Things First – The Dashboard Structure
Dashboard style
Layout and distribution
Filter panes
Current selections
General navigation
Summary
Chapter 4: It's Not Only about Charts
Text objects
Tables
Summary
Chapter 5: Handling "The Classics"
About "the classics"
Enhancing the classics: tips and tricks
Summary
Chapter 6: Creating Complex Visualizations
Histograms
Scatter plots
Color highlight
Gauges, gauges, gauges!
Geographic representations
Is that a table?
Overlapping objects
Extensions
Summary
Chapter 7: Enhance Your QlikView Experience
Folder structure
Opening and closing scripts
Subroutines
Variables – making your life easier
Backgrounds
Icons, symbols, and buttons
Color palettes
The object repository
Keeping in shape
Summary
Chapter 8: Before You Go
Before the rollout
The 10 commandments of QlikView design
After the rollout
Summary

Book Details

ISBN 139781782175735
Paperback188 pages
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