Learning Qlik® Sense: The Official Guide

Get to grips with the vision of Qlik Sense for next generation business intelligence and data discovery

Learning Qlik® Sense: The Official Guide

Christopher Ilacqua, Henric Cronström, James Richardson

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Get to grips with the vision of Qlik Sense for next generation business intelligence and data discovery
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ISBN 139781782173359
Paperback230 pages

Book Description

The intuitive and powerful Qlik Sense analytics software allows anyone to engage in data discovery, to explore your data and find meaningful insights to empower your business. Qlik Sense lets you easily create personalized reports and visualizations, and reveal essential connections to show new opportunities from every angle.

Written by members of the Qlik Sense team, Learning Qlik® Sense is the official guide from Qlik to understanding and using their powerful new product. Benefit from the vision behind the development of Qlik Sense and get to grips with how Qlik Sense can empower you as a data discovery consumer. Learn how to create your own applications for Qlik Sense to customize it to meet your personal needs for business intelligence, and how to oversee and administer the Qlik Sense data architecture. Finally, explore utilizing Qlik Sense to uncover essential data, with practical examples on finding and visualizing intelligence for sales figures, human resources information, travel expense tracking, and demographic data discovery.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Why Develop Qlik Sense?
A history of disruption
The QlikView.Next project
Summary
Chapter 2: What is Data Discovery?
Why do we need data discovery?
The Qlik way
Data discovery – the next generation of BI
Summary
Chapter 3: The Vision of Qlik Sense
Evolving market factors
Evolving customer requirements
Summary
Chapter 4: Overview of a Qlik Sense Application's Life Cycle
Overview of an application's life cycle
Summary
Chapter 5: Empowering Next Generation Data Discovery Consumers
Data discovery consumption requirements
Summary
Chapter 6: Contributing to Data Discovery
Realities of the data discovery contributor
Creating and sharing stories
Summary
Chapter 7: Creating Engaging Applications
Preparations and requirements
Getting started with the app creation
Loading your data
Associative model assumptions
Using Data model viewer
Data connectors
The user interface – sheets and visualizations
The application library
Best practices in data visualization
Migrating applications from QlikView to Qlik Sense
Publishing your apps
Visualization extensions
Summary
Chapter 8: Administering Qlik Sense
The Qlik Sense architecture
Deployment and licensing
Management and monitoring
Security
Summary
Chapter 9: Sales Discovery
The business problem
Application features
Summary
Chapter 10: Human Resource Discovery
The business problem
Application features
How the application was developed
Summary
Chapter 11: Travel Expense Discovery
The business problem
Application features
Developing the application
Summary
Chapter 12: Demographic Data Discovery
The problem analysis
Application features
How the application was developed
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the vision behind the creation of Qlik Sense, and the promise that data discovery offers to you and your organization
  • Get to grips with the life cycle of a Qlik Sense application
  • Load and manage your data for app creation
  • Administer your Qlik Sense system and monitor its security
  • Visualize your data with Qlik Sense's engaging and informative graphing
  • Build your own applications, from data import through to publication
  • Optimize Qlik Sense for sales, human resources, and demographic data discovery

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Why Develop Qlik Sense?
A history of disruption
The QlikView.Next project
Summary
Chapter 2: What is Data Discovery?
Why do we need data discovery?
The Qlik way
Data discovery – the next generation of BI
Summary
Chapter 3: The Vision of Qlik Sense
Evolving market factors
Evolving customer requirements
Summary
Chapter 4: Overview of a Qlik Sense Application's Life Cycle
Overview of an application's life cycle
Summary
Chapter 5: Empowering Next Generation Data Discovery Consumers
Data discovery consumption requirements
Summary
Chapter 6: Contributing to Data Discovery
Realities of the data discovery contributor
Creating and sharing stories
Summary
Chapter 7: Creating Engaging Applications
Preparations and requirements
Getting started with the app creation
Loading your data
Associative model assumptions
Using Data model viewer
Data connectors
The user interface – sheets and visualizations
The application library
Best practices in data visualization
Migrating applications from QlikView to Qlik Sense
Publishing your apps
Visualization extensions
Summary
Chapter 8: Administering Qlik Sense
The Qlik Sense architecture
Deployment and licensing
Management and monitoring
Security
Summary
Chapter 9: Sales Discovery
The business problem
Application features
Summary
Chapter 10: Human Resource Discovery
The business problem
Application features
How the application was developed
Summary
Chapter 11: Travel Expense Discovery
The business problem
Application features
Developing the application
Summary
Chapter 12: Demographic Data Discovery
The problem analysis
Application features
How the application was developed
Summary

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Paperback230 pages
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