As you probably already know as your reading this; QlikView has an incredibly rich palette of design options. Your data can be surfaced and presented in all manner of ways with pizzazz – making it leap off the page and demand to be noticed. However, not all attention is good – if your latest chart creation is noticed only for its dizzying array of colours then it is likely that the insight in the numbers will have been lost.
There have been a number of articles recently about the significance of colour within the QlikView universe [see Green is the Colour]. The branding and strong message of selection of the Green, the association of the items shown in White and the valuable otherwise hidden insights that can be found in the Grey. These three colours are part of what makes the QlikView user experience so engaging and easy to pick up.
A while back I blogged on What Makes A QlikView Developer, and the large number of different skills an individual needs to excel at providing business insight using QlikView. However, even the most highly skilled individual is not going to be able to make an entire QlikView project work on their own. By its very nature QlikView sits in the middle of an ecosystem made up of people with very distinct needs bringing a number of different skills.