1. QlikView 11.20 SR7 is now available: QlikTech announced SR7 for QlikView 11.20.

SR7 introduced the following…

  • Direct Discovery Enhancements
  • Task performance summary
  • Support for document administrator group with cross domain groups
  • CAL allocation audit added to QlikView server event log

 

For more information: http://community.qlik.com/blogs/supportupdates/2014/07/02/qlikview-1120-sr7-is-now-available

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2. Which of the following specialist solution providers would you consider for a hypothetical big data project? In recent big data summit, Computing asked around 230 vendors about potential solution provider for the big data project. And it’s interesting to see – QlikTech stands in third place.

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See more at: http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/analysis/2349491/microsoft-vs-splunk-how-big-fish-still-rule-the-big-data-market

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3. Jewellery Retail Store using QlikView and saving 55% operating cost : Not just in financial, retail, health, media & advertising but QlikView is used in new markets. I have seen few innovative ways of using QlikView platform. It’s interesting to see a retail chain of Jewellery stores using QlikView.

For a jewellery retailer like Thangamayil, the abilities to monitor 40 million records of inventory across all its stores, reduce stock levels to improve profitability, and provide better customer satisfaction, are key business priorities.  To overcome these challenges, Thangamayil implemented QlikView to enable users to explore inventory data in near real time, resulting in timely stock replenishments based on actual product sales. QlikView also allowed Thangamayil to create accurate budget forecasting in order to make better and more objective decisions for the business.

See more info: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20140630-904471.html

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4. Blog post of the week – “Conditional Aggregation” byHenric Cronström: HIC shows us – how to implement conditional aggregation expressions in QlikView. There are three ways to write the conditional aggregation expressions.

  • A conditional expression outside the aggregation function, e.g. If( <Condition>, Sum( <Expression> ) )
  • A conditional expression inside the aggregation function, e.g. Sum( If( <Condition>, <Expression> ) )
  • Set Analysis, e.g. Sum( {<Set Expression>} <Expression> )

Please read full blog post here: http://community.qlik.com/blogs/qlikviewdesignblog/2014/06/30/conditional-aggregations