Learn Green, White and Grey by Playing ‘Guess Who?’

The last few version of Qlik Sense have been so new feature-rich that for experienced developers it can be easy to forget about the importance of the basics – none more important than the Green, White and Grey that set Qlik apart from the competition.  It’s the first thing any new user or developer should learn but what’s the best way to understand it?  It recently struck me that the Green, White and Grey is a lot like a game of ‘Guess Who?’, the family classic board game.  Let’s explore that idea…

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Interview With Jordan Morrow – Global Head of Data Literacy at Qlik

One of the undoubted highlights of Qonnections 2018 was Jordan Morrow’s keynote speech on Data Literacy and after attending one of his breakout sessions on the subject we all walked out into the Florida sun full of inspiration.  Jordan is the Global Head of Data Literacy at Qlik, the man tasked with taking on one of the key issues of our time, but what exactly is data literacy and why is it so important?

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The Problem With Section Access in Sense (With Workarounds)

Section Access Header Image  We’ve all experienced pain when using section access.  Qlik Sense addressed one of the headaches by allowing you to right-click on an app and “open without data” in order to access your script if you lock yourself out.  However, Sense has introduced a problem that never existed in QlikView; that omitted fields cause visualisations to fail.   Continue reading “The Problem With Section Access in Sense (With Workarounds)”

Qlik Sense Quiz

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to create a quiz application with Qlik Sense.  My company, Catalyst IT, had a sponsor’s stand at Thursday’s excellent Qlik Guru Day in London and we wanted to have something fun at our stand involving Qlik Sense (we also had a hololense displaying augmented reality, 3D interactive charts).  Continue reading “Qlik Sense Quiz”

Qlik Exam Preparation

Taking your Qlik exams and becoming certified is a great way of proving your knowledge, not just of Qlik but of understanding customer requirements, the Windows environment, business intelligence best practice and lot, lot more.  The content is broad and therefore revision is required but where are the best learning resources, how much do they cost (though some are free) and which exams are they aimed at?  Continue reading “Qlik Exam Preparation”

A Catch Up With Qlik Guru Rob Wunderlich

We can now genuinely call Rob Wunderlich a Qlik guru!  We’ve always known he was one but recently Rob was announced as one of the speakers at the Qlik Guru Event in London.  The event will see a host of talent hit the stage to enlighten us all in Qlik techniques and talk about the road map for future Qlik development.  It takes place on the 15th of February 2017 so please take a look at the link above.  My company – Catalyst IT Solutions – will be there as sponsors so please look out for me and come and say hello!
Rob is a legend in the Qlik community and not without good reason:

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