Qlik Sense: Advanced Data Visualization for Your Organization

Qlik Sense: Advanced Data Visualization for Your Organization

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Overview

Perform Interactive Data Analysis with Smarter Visualizations and Support your Enterprise-wide Analytical Needs

Key Features

  • Get a practical demonstration of discovering data for sales, human resources, and more using Qlik Sense
  • Create dynamic dashboards for business intelligence and predictive analytics
  • Create and collaborate comprehensive analytical solutions using Rattle and Qlik Sense

Book Description

Qlik Sense is powerful and creative visual analytics software that allows users to discover data, explore it, and dig out meaningful insights in order to make a profit and make decisions for your business. This course begins by introducing you to the features and functions of the most modern edition of Qlik Sense so you get to grips with the application.

The course will teach you how to administer the data architecture in Qlik Sense, enabling you to customize your own Qlik Sense application for your business intelligence needs. It also contains numerous recipes to help you overcome challenging situations while creating fully featured desktop applications in Qlik Sense. It explains how to combine Rattle and Qlik Sense Desktop to apply predictive analytics to your data to develop real-world interactive data applications. The course includes premium content from three of our most popular books:

[*] Learning Qlik Sense: The Official Guide Second Edition

[*] Qlik Sense Cookbook

[*] Predictive Analytics using Rattle and Qlik Sense

On completion of this course, you will be self-sufficient in improving your data analysis and will know how to apply predictive analytics to your datasets. Through this course, you will be able to create predictive models and data applications, allowing you to explore your data insights much deeper.

What you will learn

  • Build simple visualization models with Rattle and Qlik Sense Desktop
  • Get to grips with the life cycle and new visualization functions of a Qlik Sense application
  • Discover simple ways to examine data and get it ready for analysis
  • Visualize your data with Qlik Sense's engaging and informative graphs
  • Build efficient and responsive Associative Models
  • Optimize Qlik Sense for sales, human resources, and demographic data discovery
  • Explore various tips and tricks of navigation for the Qlik Sense® front end
  • Develop creative extensions for your Qlik Sense® dashboard

Who this book is for

This course is for anyone who wishes to understand and utilize the various new approaches to business intelligence actively in their business practice. Knowing the basics of business intelligence concepts would be helpful when picking up this course, but is not mandatory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781788994927
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 12/22/2017
Pages: 764
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.52(d)

About the Author

Dr. Christopher Ilacqua is the research director of product validation at Qlik. He has been working with leading customers and partners in the US for more than 3 years garnering feedback on Qlik Sense. He has a doctorate in business administration, a master's degree in business administration in accounting, and a bachelor's degree in marketing. His research interests focus on big data, data governance, mobile BI, SaaS, business collaboration, and cloud-based solutions. Additionally, Chris serves as an adjunct professor at New England College of Business, where he teaches graduate students strategic leadership, marketing, operations management, and MIS. Dr. Henric Cronström is vice president product and technical product advocate at Qlik, where he has worked for most of the time since the company was founded. For the first few years in Qlik's history, he was the product manager for QlikView, and then he moved into solution implementation and training. After many years in the field, including a role as a manager for the technical staff in QlikTech, Germany, he returned to Sweden as deputy manager for the development organization. In his current role, his main task is the communication of technical products on blogs, in the press, and directly with large accounts. Henric has a doctorate in elementary particle physics from Lund University. James Richardson is business analytics strategist at Qlik. Prior to joining Qlik, James spent 6 years as a Gartner analyst covering business intelligence and analytics. During his tenure, along with advising hundreds of organizations on BI topics, James was the lead author of the Magic Quadrant for BI Platforms report and was the chairperson and keynote speaker for Gartner's European BI summit. Before Gartner, James spent 13 years at BI and performance management software vendor IMRS/Arbor/Hyperion in various roles Philip Hand is a Senior Business Intelligence consultant who has worked with QlikView in the BI space for over 7 years. Working with Qlik’s top partner in the UK, he has implemented end-to-end solutions in a wide variety of enterprises and for large business customers. Philip has great experience and knowledge working across many sectors from the public sector, insurance, and financial services to large retailer and manufacturing businesses. Neeraj Kharpate works as a Senior Business Intelligence consultant at Capventis, a QlikView Elite Partner. Having started his career working as a technical support executive for an aviation ERP, Neeraj embarked on his journey with Qlikview in mid-2007. He is a certified Qlikview designer, developer, and trainer. Neeraj has been closely following the developments in Qlik® Sense ever since it was launched in 2014 and is extremely excited about the future of this product. Neeraj has done his Master’s in Business administration from the Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia. He also has a diploma in management consulting from the Chartered Management Institute, UK. Ferran Garcia Pagans studied software engineering at the University of Gironaand Ramon Llull University. After that, he did his masters in business administration at ESADE Business School. He started his career working at the Ramon Llull University as a teacher and researcher.Then, he moved to the Volkswagen group as a software developer. After that, he worked with Oracle as a Java, SOA, and BPM specialist. Currently, he is a solution architect at Qlik, where he helps customers to achieve competitive advantages with data applications.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Learning Qlik Sense: The Official Guide Second Edition
  2. Qlik Sense Cookbook
  3. Predictive Analytics using Rattle and Qlik Sense

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