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Disable selections in charts using Capability APIs

<b>UPDATE -</b> There is no longer any reason to do it this way. Beginning with Qlik Sense 3.0, we now have the noSelections option - App API and Viz API …

Data Visualization

Thoma Bravo Buys Qlik For $3B As PE Buyers Scoop Up Busted Technology Stocks

Software and information technology firms like Qlik Technologies, <b>Demandware</b>, <b>Marketo</b> and <b>Cvent</b> used a roaring post-crisis bull market and investors’ interest in cloud computing, mobile applications and data analytics to become publicly traded companies. Now, after a sharp beginning of year selloff, …

Stock Markets

Creating custom administrative roles in Qlik Sense

When we developed the security rules for Qlik Sense, I didn’t anticipate the wide adoption of these for defining new administrative roles in the QMC. …

Apps

QlikView #020: Henric Cronström - Under the Hood

10 developer tools to tap into the booming big data market

List: From Tableau to Pentaho and Splunk to MarkLogic.<p>Big Data tools have been described to me in the past as being akin to painting a wall with a …

6 Key Financial Analytics Every Manager Should Know

In today’s data-filled world, analytics is an essential part of staying competitive. Financial analytics help businesses understand current and past performance, predict future performance and make smarter decisions. Let’s look at some of the key financial analytics that any business, regardless of …

Data Warehousing
Analytics

5 Metrics You Should Be Measuring

It can be easy to miss a few critical metrics. Consider these five metrics that you may not have incorporated in your analytics.<p>Technology has …

Marketing

The 8 HR Analytics Every Manager Should Know About

It goes without saying that people are vital to the success of any company. There’s no doubt that any business which can attract the right competencies, manage talent effectively, utilize capacity efficiently, and retain employees is setting itself up for long-term success.<p>HR departments are …

Human Resources

Using Arrows in Bar Chart

Introduction[editar]<p><b>This article describes how to use arrows to compare data with previous period</b>. This technique is useful when a lot of information …

Data Warehousing

Accelerating smarter business decisions with analytics

How companies are using big data and analytics to make business decisions faster and with greater certainty<p>When a company embeds analytics into its decision-making processes with specific business outcomes in mind, they can make smarter decisions faster and with greater certainty. They also make …

7 Data Viz Sites to Inspire Your Creative Eye

In the age of data overload, "big data" and "data visualization" are major buzzwords, and they'll likely grow even bigger as we gather more …

What does Narratives for Qlik make of the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms?

The 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms was released last February 4. This year’s edition caused quite a …

Big Data

Big Data Analytics to Bring Billions in Healthcare Market Growth

February 12, 2016 - Big data analytics isn’t just a fad for the healthcare industry: it’s a quickly growing, incredibly lucrative opportunity to …

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Big Data

Qlik continues to lead while Gartner get tough

Each February, Gartner releases its annual assessment of the Business Intelligence & Analytics Platform market. The ‘magic quadrant’ format of this …

Big Data

Gartner magic quadrant for BI - 2016

SAP, SAS, IBM and Microstrategy all dropped out of the leaders quadrant. In IBM's case the different definition Gartner uses to look at the segment …

Big Data

Why Management Dashboards And Analytics Will Never Be The Same Again

A picture can paint a thousand words, the saying goes. But unless we know how to decode its message, a picture can also be difficult to read.<p>Words, on the other hand, usually have a very direct meaning and are simple to understand. But critical messages can be lost if they are not used in an …

Big Data

Five Ways Data Analytics Will Shape Business, Sports And Politics In 2016

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a steady rise in the importance of data analytics, in organizations as varied as consumer goods companies, professional sports franchises, political consultancies, medical research institutions, and financial firms. At the steering wheel of many of the analytics …

Data Warehousing

Data analytics startup Looker raises $48 million, led by Kleiner Perkins

Looker, a startup selling data analytics software, is announcing today a $48 million funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.<p>Looker can visualize data from many sources, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) Redshift, Cloudera Impala, HP Vertica, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Snowflake. It’s …

Three Simple Resolutions to Design Better DataViz

Welcome back to the office! You’re back to work in the new year with energy and ambitions of doing better work than you’ve ever done before. Very …

Big Data 101: Data Visualization For All

<i>As companies try to make sense of the vast amounts of data they’ve collected, data visualization becomes crucial. The contextualization and execution</i> …

How-to: Do Real-time Big Data Discovery using Cloudera Enterprise and Qlik Sense

<b>Thanks to Qlik for the post below about using Impala alongside Qlik Sense.</b>Cloudera and Qlik (which is part of the Impala Accelerator Program) have …

Databases

5 data-to-decisions trends to know for 2016

Apache Spark, real-time, cloud BI & analytics, IoT, and self-service were the trends to watch in 2015, and they'll continue to make waves in …

Big Data

BI Wars: Microsoft Awakens

A long time ago in a galaxy of data far, far away….Mega-vendors and niche vendors aligned forces to expand on-premises business Intelligence battles …

Big Data

Business Chief Europe - European Business Magazine & Website - European Business News

Profile: Vodafone UK's new Chief Tech...<p>Wyndham Worldwide to sell European va...<p>EU economy expands at the fastest rat...<p>Monoprix set for Sarenza …

Use Animation to Supercharge Data Visualization

Visualization is a powerful and influential approach for presenting all types of data, big and small. While even static data visualizations, …

Threshold Bar Chart + Christmas Card

One of the biggest problems about being a QlikView Developer is that every time you see an interesting visualization, you immediately start wondering …