How to use a pie chart? The golden rules

Personally, I don’t have anything against a pie chart in the right context. Some people hate pie charts/donut charts, I do not hold such strong views. Really when considering using a pie chart with a dynamic tool like Qlik Sense or Tableau, it’s more about understanding the »

Avoiding the spaghetti line chart

One of the easiest charts to create in Qlik Sense or Excel or any BI tool is a line chart. Very good for showing trends over time but also very easy to make look like spaghetti or a pile of string if not thought about correctly. See what I mean? »

Make it rain! (with particles.js data visualisation library)

Here is a great well built visualisation library that could easily be transformed into a data powered visualisation to use with Qlik. Psychedelic! Here are some horrible monstrosities I created playing around with the JSON config: #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 »

What are streams in Qlik Sense?

Streams are kind of like user groups. Here are the key points about Qlik Sense Streams: A stream enables users to read and/or publish apps, sheets, and stories. Users who have publish access to a stream, create the content for that specific stream. The stream access pattern in a »

Use Qlik Sense as a data warehouse

Most organisations and people in business intelligence are aware of the term Data Warehouse and its percieved benefits: A Data Warehouse Delivers Enhanced Business Intelligence A Data Warehouse Saves Time A Data Warehouse Enhances Data Quality and Consistency A Data Warehouse Provides Historical Intelligence by storing snapshots from a live »

Store data within Qlik Sense with an inline table

Sometimes you may have some data that you want to store just within the load script and not have a completely separate data source. You can use an inline table to do this: TableName:<br></br> Load * inline<br></br> [<br& »

Qlik Sense Voice Control Extension

Now you can control Qlik Sense dashboards with just your voice using this extension in Chrome. Chrome is currently the only browser that properly supports MIC usage. This extension has two purposes, the first is it is an attempt to improve accessibility for users with disability by allowing for voice »

The Qlik Sense Datamarket - what is it and how do I use it?

Datamarket is an attempt to give you access to reliable external data such as Weather, Demographics to provide insight with your own data set. Practically it means that once you go through the datamarket wizard, it will generate a Load statement that will pull the data you specified into your »