Every year, the worst movies of the year coming out of Hollywood are “honored” with an award called the Razzie. In an industry that normally pats itself on the back at every turn, the Razzies are a nice way to recognize that not every film churned out of the Hollywood machine is worthy of praise.
In similar fashion, I thought it would be fun to award some of the worst data visualizations coming out of our collective BI industry. Although it is always fun to poke fun at data visualizations that might be lacking in usefulness, it is also an opportunity for us to learn so that we do not make the same mistakes in our own work.
Continue reading The 9 Worst Data Visualizations Ever Created at Living Qlik.
QlikView Set Analysis – A Scary Subject
Set Analysis is a scary subject. I would surely claim it is the most difficult part of developing your QlikView front-end.
I have waited to throw my hat in the ring regarding set analysis. This is mostly because I didn’t feel I had much to add, but also because Set Analysis in QlikView is a formidable subject.
But the time has come for LivingQlik to cover Set Analysis. Firstly, no self-respecting blog would be complete without tackling the subject. Secondly, I feel that there is room for a compete reference presented in a clear voice.
Continue reading LivingQlik Roots: The Ultimate QlikView Set Analysis Reference at Living Qlik.
I am a QlikView Ninja!
QlikView Ninjas can quickly slice and dice QVDs with exacting precision. How do I do this with the skill of a Ninja?
Well, I use my Ninja Sword of course! In this case, my blade of choice is a finely crafted weapon forged from the hands of the developers at EasyQlik. This weapon is called QViewer. In today’s post, we will go through some great use-cases for QViewer.
What is QViewer?
QViewer is developed by Dmitry Gudkov, a friend of LivingQlik, a blogger in his own right over at BI Review, and a developer of tools like QViewer and EasyMorph.
Continue reading QViewer: A Powerful, Light and Fast QVD Viewer for QlikView Ninjas at Living Qlik.