Qonnections 2012 – The Insights, Rumor and Assumptions & What They Mean for the Future

Qonnections 2012 came to a close in South Beach Miami on Wednesday bringing to an end what seemed to be a break from the normal Qonnections affair; there seemed to be little concrete announced but there were many pointers to the future direction of Qlikview which made a welcome change. Firstly it should be said … Continue reading

New Qlikview Timeline Spread Analysis (aka ‘Ribbon Chart’)

What better way to celebrate the arrival of the Qonnections 2012 event inMiami(where hopefully lots of new ‘Front End’ possibilities are going to be unveiled) than with a new Qlikview chart. This chart is based on a similar principal to my recent replication of the Windows Defragmenter chart that can be found here: https://qvdesign.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/qlikview-contiguity-chart-aka-that-chart-from-the-windows-disk-defragmenter/ However … Continue reading

Book Review: The Visual Display of Quantitative Information – Edward Tufte

So here we have it; a book review of one of the two Qlikview recommended ‘must reads’ (the other being Stephen Few’s ‘Information Dashboard Design’ which I’ll cover at a later date), many of you will have already heard of the work of Edward Tufte so this review is perhaps aimed more at those new … Continue reading