AskQV: QlikView Search Engine

Mike Steedle
May 2, 2014
Productivity, QlikView
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Steve Dark at Quick Intelligence has launched AskQV QlikView Search Engine, “a more useful QlikView search engine,” based on the premise that QlikCommunity searches are too narrow and Google searches are too broad and may return lower quality results. We have scoured the net for the best QlikView content and blogs maintained by QlikView consultants and Qlik… continue reading

The best way to move QVD files quickly

Mike Steedle
March 7, 2014
Productivity, QlikView
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During development, one often saves considerable reload time by having local copies of QVDs instead of using files on network or server locations. (Stored locally in an encrypted volume, of course.) Your first inclination might be to simply copy and paste the QVDs to your machine, but zipping the QVDs first yields significant compression, which… continue reading

Bob Pozen on Personal Productivity

Mike Steedle
May 26, 2011
Productivity
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Harvard Business Review printed this series of blog posts from Bob Pozen in its May issue, which focused on productivity. He manages to touch on topics that are relevant to most every knowledge worker, including PowerPoint and business travel, but here is one of the better excerpts: I’ve seen many executives realize what they wanted… continue reading

Master the art of working remotely

Mike Steedle
July 12, 2009
Productivity
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IT people want the flexibility of working remotely to improve their work/life balances, but they have to demonstrate that they can handle the responsibility that comes with it in order to continue to be trusted with that opportunity (read: no daytime television).  Gina Trapani, a founding editor of Lifehacker, details how to master the art… continue reading

How I read eBooks and other PDFs

Mike Steedle
April 2, 2009
Miscellany, Productivity
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If you’re trying to read an eBook, tutorial, or any other PDF from start to finish, it can be kind of annoying to locate the PDF and remember where you left off whenever you can sneak in a few pages of reading.  Because my browser, Firefox, is open all the time, anyway, I figured out… continue reading