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”

Premier League Points – How to Get a Heap of Analysis From Even the Smallest of Data

This blog post started as one thing and ended up another, but I’m actually glad it did.  I set out with the intention of using a range of Premier League data to examine Qlik Sense Chart chart types and best practices.  However, after coming up with a list of around 20 different measures off the back of just the first 4 columns I decided it would be interesting to see what Qlik Sense can do with even the smallest of data sets.  With just 4 columns; Club Name, Season, Position and Points, there’s enough to take you wherever your mind dares and Qlik Sense provides the tools to put your thoughts onto screen.  The tools are not just the visualisations but the ability to rearrange and aggregate data within your front end calculations; in the forms of set analysis, aggr() and firstsortedvalue() functions.

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