What is a Data Lake?

What is a Data Lake? Structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data may all be stored at any scale in a data lake, a centralised data repository. It is a system that enables you to store all of your data centrally, without regard to its size or format. Raw data is stored in data lakes where it […]

Migration – Qlikview to Qlik Sense

Company:  A large ready-made garments manufacturer based in India The Challenge: The company wants to migrate its reporting and MIS from Qlikview to Qlik Sense to use the power of Cloud, mobile reporting, advanced data visualization, improved collaboration and better storytelling capabilities. Both Qlikview and Qlik Sense are developed by Qlik Technologies and have similar […]

Data Modelling on Qlik- Part 2

Last time I mentioned in my blog “The only harm perhaps that synthetic keys cause is that they destroy the readability of your Data Model”. Some of the beginners did not quite understand this well enough and I realized this may need some elaboration. My next exercise will just highlight the same. In this exercise […]

Nuances of using Filters and Variables in NPrinting

About NPrinting NPrinting is a product of Qlik to generate the reports from QlikView and Qlik Sense Applications. Reports can be created in various formats such as PDF, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and HTML and the distribution can be scheduled and automated. In this blog we shall cover the critical differences that exist in usage of […]

Data Modelling on Qlik

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This is first in series of specific blogs that I will be writing explaining the fundamentals of Data Modelling in Qlik. Data Model is the heart of your Qlik dashboard and can affect each of the following: Expression Complexity Performance Scalability Maintainability Reload Times Link Table design and Star Schema are the most favoured data […]

Workarounds to using Alternate States in QlikView for NPrinting Implementation

Nprinting is a recent acquisition by Qlik and the product is used for exporting and publishing reports from QlikView Dashboards. Amongst the limitations that NPrinting imposes on usage of various controls on QlikView dashboard, the most limiting constraint is the usage of Alternate States in QlikView. “Alternate States” is a very common requirement across Business […]