Mastering Qlik Sense

Master the capabilities of Qlik Sense to design and deploy solutions that address all the Business Intelligence needs of your organization
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Mastering Qlik Sense

Martin Mahler, Juan Ignacio Vitantonio
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Master the capabilities of Qlik Sense to design and deploy solutions that address all the Business Intelligence needs of your organization
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ISBN 139781783554027
Paperback514 pages

Book Description

Qlik Sense is a powerful, self-servicing Business Intelligence tool for data discovery, analytics and visualization. It allows you to create personalized Business Intelligence solutions from raw data and get actionable insights from it.

This book is your one-stop guide to mastering Qlik Sense, catering to all your organizational BI needs. You'll see how you can seamlessly navigate through tons of data from multiple sources and take advantage of the various APIs available in Qlik and its components for guided analytics. You'll also learn how to embed visualizations into your existing BI solutions and extend the capabilities of Qlik Sense to create new visualizations and dashboards that work across all platforms. We also cover other advanced concepts such as porting your Qlik View applications to Qlik Sense,and working with Qlik Cloud. Finally, you'll implement enterprise-wide security and access control for resources and data sources through practical examples.

With the knowledge gained from this book, you'll have become the go-to expert in your organization when it comes to designing BI solutions using Qlik Sense.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Qlik Sense Self-Service Model
A review of Qlik Sense
The Self-Service model
The IKEA effect
User types in self-service
Benefits and challenges of self-service
Recommendations on deploying self-service with Qlik Sense
Summary
Chapter 2: Transitioning from QlikView to Qlik Sense
Journey from QlikView to Qlik Sense
QlikView and Qlik Sense comparison
The different approach to projects
Differences in the loading script
Differences in the frontend
Where to upskill to transition to Qlik Sense
Qlik Sense on mobile
Summary
Chapter 3: Security Rules: Attribute Based Access Control
Introducing Attribute-Based Access Control
Administrator roles
Security rules resources
Security rules actions
Security rules conditions
Auditing security rules
Security rule uses cases and examples
Summary
Chapter 4: Master Items in Qlik Sense
Understanding Master Items
Different types of Master Items
Working with Master Items
Master measures
Master visualizations
Summary
Chapter 5: Qlik Sense on the Cloud
Data analytics in the cloud
Qlik Sense cloud models
Hybrid cloud
 Summary
Chapter 6: Qlik Sense Data Modeling
The engine drives everything
What should be done upstream from Qlik Sense?
Star schema fact and dimension tables
Summary
Chapter 7: Best Practices for Loading Data in Qlik Sense
Data loading concepts
Optimizing your data loads
Incremental loads
ETL – extract, transform, load
Summary 
Chapter 8: Advanced Scripting
Formatting settings through variables
Script control statements
Table stats
Data security with Section Access
Advanced sample scripts
Summary 
Chapter 9: Advanced Expressions in Qlik Sense
Set analysis
Variables
Maintaining expressions
Summary
Chapter 10: Overview of Qlik Sense APIs
What is an API?
Description of Qlik APIs
Engine API
Extension API
Backend API
Capability API
enigma.js
Leonardo UI
halyard.js
Summary
Chapter 11: Working with the Qlik Dev Hub
Dev Hub
The Single configurator
The Extension editor
The Mashup editor
The Widget editor
QlikView converter
Summary
Chapter 12: Coding in Qlik Sense
HTML5
CSS
JavaScript
RequireJS
AngularJS
D3.js as a visualization library
Summary
Chapter 13: Creating Extensions in Qlik Sense
Structuring your code
The properties panel
HyperCube
Example 1-bar chart
Example 2- drop-down list
Qlik Branch and other open source repositories
Summary
Chapter 14: Integrating QS in Websites via Mashups
Getting set up
Connecting to the Qlik Engine
Embedding objects
Interacting with the Engine
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the importance of self-service analytics and the IKEA-effect
  • Explore all the available data modeling techniques and create efficient and optimized data models
  • Master security rules and translate permission requirements into security rule logic
  • Familiarize yourself with different types of Master Key Item(MKI) and know how and when to use MKI.
  • Script and write sophisticated ETL code within Qlik Sense to facilitate all data modeling and data loading techniques
  • Get an extensive overview of which APIs are available in Qlik Sense and how to take advantage of a technology with an API
  • Develop basic mashup HTML pages and deploy successful mashup projects

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Qlik Sense Self-Service Model
A review of Qlik Sense
The Self-Service model
The IKEA effect
User types in self-service
Benefits and challenges of self-service
Recommendations on deploying self-service with Qlik Sense
Summary
Chapter 2: Transitioning from QlikView to Qlik Sense
Journey from QlikView to Qlik Sense
QlikView and Qlik Sense comparison
The different approach to projects
Differences in the loading script
Differences in the frontend
Where to upskill to transition to Qlik Sense
Qlik Sense on mobile
Summary
Chapter 3: Security Rules: Attribute Based Access Control
Introducing Attribute-Based Access Control
Administrator roles
Security rules resources
Security rules actions
Security rules conditions
Auditing security rules
Security rule uses cases and examples
Summary
Chapter 4: Master Items in Qlik Sense
Understanding Master Items
Different types of Master Items
Working with Master Items
Master measures
Master visualizations
Summary
Chapter 5: Qlik Sense on the Cloud
Data analytics in the cloud
Qlik Sense cloud models
Hybrid cloud
 Summary
Chapter 6: Qlik Sense Data Modeling
The engine drives everything
What should be done upstream from Qlik Sense?
Star schema fact and dimension tables
Summary
Chapter 7: Best Practices for Loading Data in Qlik Sense
Data loading concepts
Optimizing your data loads
Incremental loads
ETL – extract, transform, load
Summary 
Chapter 8: Advanced Scripting
Formatting settings through variables
Script control statements
Table stats
Data security with Section Access
Advanced sample scripts
Summary 
Chapter 9: Advanced Expressions in Qlik Sense
Set analysis
Variables
Maintaining expressions
Summary
Chapter 10: Overview of Qlik Sense APIs
What is an API?
Description of Qlik APIs
Engine API
Extension API
Backend API
Capability API
enigma.js
Leonardo UI
halyard.js
Summary
Chapter 11: Working with the Qlik Dev Hub
Dev Hub
The Single configurator
The Extension editor
The Mashup editor
The Widget editor
QlikView converter
Summary
Chapter 12: Coding in Qlik Sense
HTML5
CSS
JavaScript
RequireJS
AngularJS
D3.js as a visualization library
Summary
Chapter 13: Creating Extensions in Qlik Sense
Structuring your code
The properties panel
HyperCube
Example 1-bar chart
Example 2- drop-down list
Qlik Branch and other open source repositories
Summary
Chapter 14: Integrating QS in Websites via Mashups
Getting set up
Connecting to the Qlik Engine
Embedding objects
Interacting with the Engine
Summary

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Paperback514 pages
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