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QlikView Quick Fixes

Quick Fixes For QlikView Apps

by Steve Dark - May 26, 2016 - 11 Comments

Over the years I have seen many QlikView apps, created by many different developers and analysts. Even now, I still come across apps where silly mistakes are made. Here is my list of things that really shouldn’t be happening in your apps – and how to fix them.


QlikView Variance To Target

Recipe for a Variance To Target Bar Chart

by Steve Dark - Mar 18, 2016 - 18 Comments

There are a number of ways of showing variance to target in a dashboard. Here I show how to create a stacking bar chart which is simple to read and gives meaningful comparisons between dimensions and against target.


Quick Intelligence Videos

Quick Intelligence on YouTube

by Steve Dark - Feb 12, 2016 - 0 Comments

Some of the work that we have done for clients has found it’s way onto YouTube, as part of our clients marketing material. This post highlights some of the videos where this has happened, we hope you enjoy them. Look out for where we managed to get one of our consultants (as well as our dashboards) into the video.


Qlik Luminaries 2016

Qlik Luminaries Class Of 2016

by Steve Dark - Jan 20, 2016 - 2 Comments

Each year Qlik announce their list of Qlik Luminaries for the year. These people are those who are most visible in the Qlik ecosystem. Evangelising about the platform and helping others get the most from it. Will the class of 2016 please stand up.



Qlik Sense Cloud Plus Is Here

by Steve Dark - Jan 11, 2016 - 12 Comments

We have long been big fans of Qlik Sense Cloud. You can build full BI apps, in your browser at no cost – and I find I can start it up quicker than Sense Desktop. Recently a new button has appeared in the UI, heralding the arrival of Qlik Sense Cloud Plus.


Name The Christmas Song from the Chart

Christmas Songs in Qlik Sense Charts

by Steve Dark - Dec 21, 2015 - 6 Comments

This year’s Quick Intelligence Christmas eCard features a number of Qlik Sense charts which give a clue as to the title of a Christmas song. Can you name them? Better still, can you create your own?


Qlik Bookshelf

Three New Qlik Books

by Steve Dark - Nov 30, 2015 - 12 Comments

It has been a busy month for Packt publishing, who have brought out three new books to help you with getting the most out of QlikView and Qlik Sense. This post rounds them up.


QlikView Licence Lease

Back To Basics – QlikView Licence Lease

by Steve Dark - Nov 18, 2015 - 4 Comments

Something I see frequent questions about is how to Lease a Licence from QlikView Server to the Desktop. This is one of those things that once you know how to do it is second nature – but is in no way obvious if you don’t. Time therefore for another Back To Basics post.


QlikView Your Business

QlikView Your Business – A Review

by Steve Dark - Oct 19, 2015 - 4 Comments

There are a growing number of books on the market covering QlikView and Qlik Sense. QlikView Your Business is Qlik Veteran Oleg Troyansky’s new tome. What makes this book different and should you invest your time into reading it?


QlikView Alerts Menu

Sending Data In QlikView Alerts

by Steve Dark - Oct 11, 2015 - 9 Comments

You may already know that you can send alerts via email using QlikView when certain conditions are met. These are useful, but it is not obvious how to include data relating to the alert. This post and example app explains how.