Taming the Table Viewer

Mike Steedle
December 7, 2016
Data Model, Qlik Sense, QlikView

Here is a quick tip that is likely to boost your productivity: If you are trying to understand a tangled web of reporting tables in the Table Viewer, and the Auto Layout function is only stacking them all on top of each other, change the zoom setting to 75% or 50%, then click Auto Layout. Below… continue reading

Scripting for the long haul

Mike Steedle
September 22, 2016
Data Model, Load Script, Qlik Sense, QlikView

You know how Qlik recommends creating custom properties to ease administration of security rules in Qlik Sense? In a conceptually similar way, I am realizing the wisdom of creating flags to encompass business rules in the transform layer, whereas I might have otherwise done it differently before. For instance, at one customer, there are several business… continue reading

Mastering QlikView Book Review

Jerry DiMaso
December 29, 2014
Business Intelligence, Data Model, Load Script, Qlik Sense, QlikView

Stephen Redmond is a QlikView expert, as indicated by his book Mastering QlikView in which he clearly illustrates myriad advanced techniques from data modeling and performance tuning to expression writing and visualization best practices. While there is a disclaimer in the beginning of the book that the content caters to more advanced QlikView developers, I… continue reading