Qlikview Contiguity Chart (aka ‘That Chart From the Windows Disk Defragmenter’)

If you’re thinking: “Wow! – The Windows Defragmenter Chart in Qlikview…nigh on useless.” then don’t be too hasty; there’s far more value here than first meets the eye, this can potentially be a very useful chart as I’ll hopefully show. Of course we aren’t using this chart in the same way as Windows does, in-fact … Continue reading

10 Ways Charts Can Lie, Cheat & Lead Astray

Charts; they’re like photographs: they never lie, they just show the data as it is right? – wrong. In the wrong hands they can be some of the most cunning and conniving creations ever conceived by man, they’re regularly put to work to lead the gullible astray and hide the all important information held within. … Continue reading

A Radio Program About Qlikview on the BBC? – Not Quite, But Still Very Relevant

Obviously a regular BBC radio show about Qlikview is a little ways off yet but in the meantime there is ‘More or Less: Behind the Stats’ on BBC Radio 4 (and also Podcasts via iTunes); a thoroughly entertaining regular series of 30min programs that looks at something all Qlikview Developers should be interested in: the … Continue reading

Infinite Qlikview Icons Expansion Pack

For as long as I can remember (within my Qlikview career at least) there have been the same set of icons built-in to Qlikview, personally I’ve not really used them as I find them a bit limited and I usually prefer to show movements etc through colour highlights of the value in question not an added column … Continue reading

Qlikview Data Solider Essentials Part 2 – API Guides

Yes it ships with Qlikview so everyone should have it but not everyone is aware of it…and the API’s can be really useful when it comes to getting the last drop of functionality out of Qlikview so I’m giving them a promotion here. Download the v11 Guide here: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B0nQ9tZcY4wzN2E1WjgtRGNSTEtsTHhoX1RuN1l4Zw Download the v10 Guide here: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B0nQ9tZcY4wzSU1kWmtnR2tTUDJXMDhsSE11MjE0UQ And … Continue reading

Qliktech Global Partner Mobile App Contest – The Runners & Riders: 1 Thoroughbred, a Few Also Rans and Lots of Old Nags

As some of you may be aware Qliktech has been running a Global Partner Mobile App Contest with the top 5 entries winning an invite to the upcoming Qonnections 2012 event in Miami and yesterday they released the ‘Top 20’ to the Partner Community for voting. For those with Partner Portal access you can view … Continue reading

Qlikview Data Soldier Essentials Part 1: Shortcut Keys

I intend this to be the first in an ongoing series of posts covering things that I’ve found essential during my time as a Qlikview Developer, most will be fairly straight forward but are those types of things that you’ll think ‘why didn’t I know that sooner’ when you find out. I’m sure most people … Continue reading

Beautiful Design & Chart Innovations From Qliktech – And The Elephant In The Dashboard

**POST NOW UPDATED AFTER WORDPRESS DELETED THE 2nd HALF – FULL .QVW NOW AVAILABLE*** It’s that man again; Michael Anthony (@mejadesign); Qliktechs relatively new in house designer has delivered another good…no; bloody good looking dashboard showing what’s sort-of, kind-a possible with Qlikview (as I’ll explain later). Let’s start with the positive; I can’t fault the … Continue reading

Qlikview Associative Radial Chart

This is a chart I came across a few years ago (unfortunately I’ve no idea who created it so apologise for not showing a credit where it’s due) and thought it would come in use one day, I hope it acn be put to wider use. What we’re showing here is relationships between products; commonly associated … Continue reading