Implementing Qlik Sense

Become a full-fledged Qlik Sense Consultant with the help of this unique guide
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Implementing Qlik Sense

Ganapati Hegde, Kaushik Solanki

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Book Details

ISBN 139781786460448
Paperback438 pages

Book Description

Qlik Sense is a leading platform for business intelligence (BI) solutions. Qlik Sense helps organizations in making informed decisions based on the data they have.

This book will teach you how to effectively use Qlik for optimum customer satisfaction. You will undergo a metamorphosis from a developer to a consultant who is capable of building the most suitable BI solutions for your clients. The book will take you through several business cases – this will give you enough insight to understand the needs of the client clearly and build a BI solution that meets or exceeds their expectations. Starting from the pre-project activities, you will go to the actual execution of the project, the implementation, and even maintenance. This book will give you all the information you need - from the strategy to requirement gathering to implementing BI solutions using Qlik Sense.

The book will empower you to take the right decisions in tricky and diffi cult situations while developing analytics and dashboards.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Consultant - An Introduction
Understanding who is a consultant
Importance of being a consultant
Difference between a developer and consultant
Roles and responsibilities of a consultant
Strategy that a consultant should follow
Summary
Chapter 2: Preparing for the Project
Knowing about the company
Understanding the existing landscape
Understanding organizational hierarchy
What you need to study and prepare
Identifying your champion
Summary
Chapter 3: Prerequisites to Start a Project
Understanding business process
Gathering brief requirements
Brief project scope
Planning risk and its mitigation
Documentation
Example
Summary
Chapter 4: Requirement Gathering
Understanding requirement gathering
Importance of requirement gathering
Executing requirement gathering
Must have, should have, and good to have strategies
Questionnaires
Must ask information
Common mistakes in requirement gathering
Authentication and authorization
Documentation
Example
Summary
Chapter 5: Architecture Design
An introduction and importance
Hardware and software requirements
Installation architecture
Backup and restore design
Example Scenario
Data architecture
Example case study
Data flow diagrams
Example of creating a DFD
Summary
Chapter 6: Development
Data extraction process
Building Data Model
Common challenges of Data modeling
Script Management
Best Practices in Data Modeling
Data modeling Validation
Security Strategy
Visualization Strategy
Choices of Objects
Use of Extensions
Visualization best practices
Story Telling
Summary
Chapter 7: Validation, UAT and Go-Live
Introduction and importance
User acceptance testing
Go-Live Strategy
Summary
Chapter 8: Post Go-Live
Adoption strategy
Maintenance strategy
Auditing strategy
Documentation
Summary
Chapter 9: Avoiding Common Pitfalls
The art of listening
Importance of documentation
Avoiding Over-Committing
Preparing for the Unexpected
Avoiding last minute surprises
Hand-holding
Summary
Chapter 10: Knowledge Sets
Getting to know Insurance
Knowing Pharmaceuticals and Life-sciences
Knowing Retail
Summary
Chapter 11: A Real Life Case-Study
Introduction to Adventure Works
Preparation
Gathering Business Requirements
Defining approach and solution architecture
Execution of project
Post Go-Live Steps
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the importance and expectations of a consultant’s role
  • Engage with the customer to understand the ir goals and future objectives
  • Design the optimum architecture, using the best practices for the development and implementation of your projects
  • Ensure successful adoption using real-life examples to make your learning complete
  • Learn about the important stages of a Qlik project’s life cycle

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Consultant - An Introduction
Understanding who is a consultant
Importance of being a consultant
Difference between a developer and consultant
Roles and responsibilities of a consultant
Strategy that a consultant should follow
Summary
Chapter 2: Preparing for the Project
Knowing about the company
Understanding the existing landscape
Understanding organizational hierarchy
What you need to study and prepare
Identifying your champion
Summary
Chapter 3: Prerequisites to Start a Project
Understanding business process
Gathering brief requirements
Brief project scope
Planning risk and its mitigation
Documentation
Example
Summary
Chapter 4: Requirement Gathering
Understanding requirement gathering
Importance of requirement gathering
Executing requirement gathering
Must have, should have, and good to have strategies
Questionnaires
Must ask information
Common mistakes in requirement gathering
Authentication and authorization
Documentation
Example
Summary
Chapter 5: Architecture Design
An introduction and importance
Hardware and software requirements
Installation architecture
Backup and restore design
Example Scenario
Data architecture
Example case study
Data flow diagrams
Example of creating a DFD
Summary
Chapter 6: Development
Data extraction process
Building Data Model
Common challenges of Data modeling
Script Management
Best Practices in Data Modeling
Data modeling Validation
Security Strategy
Visualization Strategy
Choices of Objects
Use of Extensions
Visualization best practices
Story Telling
Summary
Chapter 7: Validation, UAT and Go-Live
Introduction and importance
User acceptance testing
Go-Live Strategy
Summary
Chapter 8: Post Go-Live
Adoption strategy
Maintenance strategy
Auditing strategy
Documentation
Summary
Chapter 9: Avoiding Common Pitfalls
The art of listening
Importance of documentation
Avoiding Over-Committing
Preparing for the Unexpected
Avoiding last minute surprises
Hand-holding
Summary
Chapter 10: Knowledge Sets
Getting to know Insurance
Knowing Pharmaceuticals and Life-sciences
Knowing Retail
Summary
Chapter 11: A Real Life Case-Study
Introduction to Adventure Works
Preparation
Gathering Business Requirements
Defining approach and solution architecture
Execution of project
Post Go-Live Steps
Summary

Book Details

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Paperback438 pages
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