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Five words QlikView Developers should never say…

  Large/ Huge: Whenever you walk into a meeting room with the Business Analysts, Managers or Business Users who might ask how big is the application or data set? Don’t say it’s small/large/huge. Instead give the numbers because the words “small”,  “large” and “huge” are subjective to each person. Instead go prepared with the numbers ready in(…)

Qlik Weekly Updates – December 8th 2014 Edition

1. Fox Sports using QlikView to improve sales performance:  Fox Sports Pulse has deployed a solution using Qlik to analyse customer registration and purchase data to improve sales performance. It’s interesting to broad range of customers who use QlikView. According Mathew Lalor, General Manager, Finance for Fox Sports Pulse said – “There’s no question that our sales opportunities(…)

QlikView Video Tutorial: Restore default selection state after the Clear All event

Welcome to QlikShare.Com. This post contains a QlikView Video Tutorial. Sometimes, you need to restore some default selections after hitting the “Clear All” button. You might need this to restore a default field selection or select a bookmark. You can do this using a hidden option on QlikView desktop client. We can also store a(…)

The HAVING clause in QlikView

For those of you, who come from ANSI SQL background know what is the HAVING clause; however, some of the QlikView developers who doesn’t have ANSI SQL background might not understand it. Before we understand what is the HAVING clause let’s first understand what is the WHERE clause.

Using FirstWorkDate() function in QlikView

Time dimension is the most used & common dimension fields in every QlikView application. Whether you have light version master calendar or a full version, you always need to calculate the latest business date based on today or a specific date. As you are aware, there are many ways to calculate the latest business date.(…)

Qlik Weekly Updates – June 23rd 2014 Edition

1. Coming Soon – Qlik Business Discovery Word Tour: Qlik announced that Business Discovery World Tour (BDWT) London 2014 will be held on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd October 2014 at Kings Place in London. According to Qlik, this conference will include keynote speakers, Qlik subject matter expert presentations, a Partner Showcase and opportunities to network(…)

Qlik Weekly Updates – June 9th 2014 Edition

1. Dynamically Selecting Timeframes: Jennell McIntire posted interesting article on Qlik Community about dynamic date selection based on button click. Plus, Qlik Community members commented some interesting ideas to improve this technique. http://community.qlik.com/blogs/qlikviewdesignblog/2014/06/06/dynamically-selecting-timeframes

QlikView Developer Skill Set

QlikView developers come from different backgrounds & skills. Generally speaking, we can divide QlikView developers into two categories: Organic & Tailor-made. Organic QlikView developers come from one of the streams – Traditional BI/ETL Developer, Database Developer, Data Analyst, Excel Developer, Web Developer, Test Analyst, Business Analyst and a DBA. Coming from one of these streams(…)

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