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Qlik Sense Cookbook

Qlik Sense Cookbook

Over 80 recipes on data analytics to solve business intelligence challenges, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Pablo Labbe,Philip Hand,Neeraj Kharpate
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1788997174
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 334
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Create dynamic dashboards to perform interactive analytics for business intelligence operations Key Features Explore newly added features in Qlik Sense Discover best practices to work with data using Qlik Sense Learn to implement advanced functions for better data insight Book Description Qlik Sense allows you to explore simple and complex data to reveal hidden insight and data relationships that help you make quality decisions for overall productivity. An expert Qlik Sense user can use its features for business intelligence in an enterprise environment effectively. Qlik Sense Cookbook is an excellent guide for all aspiring Qlik Sense developers and will empower you to create featured desktop applications to obtain daily insights at work. This book takes you through the basics and advanced functions of Qlik Sense February 2018 release. You’ll start with a quick refresher on obtaining data from data files and databases, and move on to some more refined features including visualization, and scripting, as well as managing apps and user interfaces. You will then understand how to work with advanced functions like set analysis and set expressions. As you make your way through this book, you will uncover newly added features in Qlik Sense such as new visualizations, label expressions and colors for dimension and measures. By the end of this book, you will have explored various visualization extensions to create your own interactive dashboard with the required tips and tricks. This will help you overcome challenging situations while developing your applications in Qlik Sense. What you will learn Source, preview, and distribute your data through interactive dashboards Explore and work with the latest visualization functions Learn how to write and use script subroutines Make your UI advanced and intuitive with custom objects and indicators Use visualization extensions for your Qlik Sense dashboard Work with Aggr and learn to use it within set analysis Who this book is for Qlik Sense Cookbook is for data and BI analysts who want to become well versed with Qlik Sense to apply business intelligence in data. If you are a beginner in data analytics and want to adopt an independent recipe-based approach to learn the required concepts and services in detail, this book is ideal! Individuals with prior knowledge of its sister product, QlikView, will also benefit from this book. Familiarity with the basics of business intelligence is a prerequisite.

QlikView for Developers Cookbook

QlikView for Developers Cookbook

  • Author: Stephen Redmond
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1782179747
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 290
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The recipes in this Cookbook provide a concise yet practical guide on how to become an excellent QlikView developer. The book begins with intermediate level recipes and then moves on to more complex recipes in an incremental manner.This book is for anyone who has either attended QlikView Developer training or has taught themselves QlikView from books or online sources. You might be working for a QlikView customer, partner, or even QlikView themselves (or want to!) and want to improve your QlikView skills.

Qlik Sense for Beginners

Qlik Sense for Beginners

  • Author: Mark O'Donovan
  • Publisher: TechStuffy Books
  • ISBN: 0993076009
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 242
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Want to learn Qlik Sense? Do you want to learn the next generation of data visualization software called Qlik Sense? Start to explore your data with personalized visualizations… Business intelligence has changed a lot in recent years and qlik have provided a revolutionary product to meet these changes head on. Qlik Sense will allow you to create dynamic dashboards to explore data in ways you didn't think were possible. You will be able to analyse your data so you can make informed decisions that help you reach your goals. With the book 'Qlik Sense for Beginners' you'll discover a step-by-step concise approach to learning Qlik Sense. Inside this book you'll discover: How to get started with Qlik Sense from installation to creating your first app.How to read different data sources such as Excel, Access Data or simply text files into your app.How to create various charts and tables in Qlik Sense for example bar, gauges, line, combo, treemaps and scatter plots.How to manage the data in your Qlik Sense app. After the basics you'll learn: Development Tips – such as migrating from QlikView to Qlik Sense.Development Techniques - for example subroutines, external scripts and crosstables.Advanced Functions such as Class, Intervalmatch, Dual and more.Set analysis and Inner JoinsQVDs and Incremental loadsBookmarksStorytellingQlik Sense Extensions And much more… Start learning today and take the understanding of your data to the next level. www.techstuffybooks.com

Mastering Qlik Sense

Mastering Qlik Sense

Expert techniques on self-service data analytics to create enterprise ready Business Intelligence solutions

  • Author: Juan Ignacio Vitantonio,Martin Mahler
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1782174877
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 514
  • View: 6831
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Master the capabilities of Qlik Sense to design and deploy solutions that address all the Business Intelligence needs of your organization Key Features Create compelling dashboards and visualizations with your data by leveraging Qlik Sense's self-service model Perform data loading and model efficient solutions with faster performance and better governance Master Qlik Sense’s APIs and develop powerful mashups and fantastic extensions for visualizations and other components that run across all platforms Book Description Qlik Sense is a powerful, self-servicing Business Intelligence tool for data discovery, analytics and visualization. It allows you to create personalized Business Intelligence solutions from raw data and get actionable insights from it. This book is your one-stop guide to mastering Qlik Sense, catering to all your organizational BI needs. You'll see how you can seamlessly navigate through tons of data from multiple sources and take advantage of the various APIs available in Qlik and its components for guided analytics. You'll also learn how to embed visualizations into your existing BI solutions and extend the capabilities of Qlik Sense to create new visualizations and dashboards that work across all platforms. We also cover other advanced concepts such as porting your Qlik View applications to Qlik Sense,and working with Qlik Cloud. Finally, you'll implement enterprise-wide security and access control for resources and data sources through practical examples. With the knowledge gained from this book, you'll have become the go-to expert in your organization when it comes to designing BI solutions using Qlik Sense. What you will learn Understand the importance of self-service analytics and the IKEA-effect Explore all the available data modeling techniques and create efficient and optimized data models Master security rules and translate permission requirements into security rule logic Familiarize yourself with different types of Master Key Item(MKI) and know how and when to use MKI. Script and write sophisticated ETL code within Qlik Sense to facilitate all data modeling and data loading techniques Get an extensive overview of which APIs are available in Qlik Sense and how to take advantage of a technology with an API Develop basic mashup HTML pages and deploy successful mashup projects Who this book is for This book is for Business Intelligence professionals and Data Analysts who want to become experts in using Qlik Sense. If you have extensively used QlikView in the past and are looking to transition to Qlik Sense, this book will also help you. A fundamental understanding of how Qlik Sense works and its features is all you need to get started with this book.

Learning Qlik Sense®: The Official Guide

Learning Qlik Sense®: The Official Guide

  • Author: Christopher Ilacqua,Henric Cronstrom,James Richardson
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1785884050
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 282
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Get the most out of your Qlik Sense investment with the latest insight and guidance direct from the Qlik Sense team About This Book Updated with new coverage on Qlik Cloud, Qlik Sense Modeling, and Extending the Qlik Analytic Platform. Get insider insight on Qlik Sense and its new approach to business intelligence Explore practical demonstrations for utilizing Qlik Sense to discover data for sales, human resources, and more Who This Book Is For Learning Qlik Sense®: The Official Guide Second Edition is for anyone seeking to understand and utilize the revolutionary new approach to business intelligence offered by Qlik Sense. Familiarity with the basics of business intelligence will be helpful when picking up this book, but not essential. What You Will Learn Understand the vision behind the creation of Qlik Sense, and the promise that data discovery offers to you and your organization Get to grips with the life cycle of a Qlik Sense application Load and manage your data for app creation Visualize your data with Qlik Sense's engaging and informative graphing Administer your Qlik Sense system and monitor its security Build efficient and responsive Associative Models Extend the Qlik Analytic Platform with the Dev Hub Optimize Qlik Sense for sales, human resources, and demographic data discovery In Detail The intuitive and powerful Qlik Sense visual analytics software allows anyone to engage in data discovery, to explore your data, and find meaningful insights to empower your business. Qlik Sense lets you easily create personalized reports and visualizations and reveal essential connections to show new opportunities from every angle. Written by members of the Qlik Sense team, this book is the official guide from Qlik to understanding and using their powerful new product with fully updated coverage to the latest features of the most modern edition of Qlik Sense. Benefit from the vision behind the development of Qlik Sense and get to grips with how Qlik Sense can empower you as a data discovery consumer. Learn how to create your own applications for Qlik Sense to customize it to meet your personal needs for business intelligence, and how to oversee and administer the Qlik Sense data architecture. Finally, explore utilizing Qlik Sense to uncover essential data, with practical examples on finding and visualizing intelligence for sales figures, human resources information, travel expense tracking, and demographic data discovery. Style and approach This book is a practical guide to understand what Qlik Sense is and how to implement it. This is an example-rich, step-by-step book to implement and optimize Qlik Sense for sales, human resources, and demographic data discovery.

QlikView 11 for Developers

QlikView 11 for Developers

  • Author: Miguel García,Barry Harmsen
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1849686076
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 534
  • View: 7181
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It will be a step-by-step tutorial that will discuss best practices. The book is structured in such a way that it can be read both from start to end or can be dipped into. If you are a developer who is looking to learn a fast and easy way to learn to develop your business intelligence apps with QlikView, then this book is for you. If you are a power-user in a QlikView environment, then you will find quicker ways of working with QlikView. You should know the basics of business intelligence before you pick up this book. This book covers QlikView Desktop Personal Edition. Deployments to QlikView Server/Publisher are out of scope for this book.

Implementing Qlik Sense

Implementing Qlik Sense

Design, Develop, and Validate BI solutions for consultants

  • Author: Ganapati Hegde,Kaushik Solanki
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1786466600
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 438
  • View: 6413
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Become a full-fledged Qlik Sense Consultant with the help of this unique guide About This Book Become a successful Qlik consultant with the help of this insightful guide Build what is in line as well as exceeding your customer's expectations from your Qlik Sense solutions using this highly practical guide Build result-driven optimized BI solutions using Qlik with the help of industry examples Who This Book Is For If you have basic familiarity with Qlik Sense and want to upgrade your skills to become a full-fledged Qlik Consultant, this book is for you. With this book, you will be able to create efficient business intelligence solutions that would fetch client satisfaction, and in turn, more projects. What You Will Learn Understand the importance and expectations of a consultant's role Engage with the customer to understand the ir goals and future objectives Design the optimum architecture, using the best practices for the development and implementation of your projects Ensure successful adoption using real-life examples to make your learning complete Learn about the important stages of a Qlik project's life cycle In Detail Qlik Sense is a leading platform for business intelligence (BI) solutions. Qlik Sense helps organizations in making informed decisions based on the data they have. This book will teach you how to effectively use Qlik for optimum customer satisfaction. You will undergo a metamorphosis from a developer to a consultant who is capable of building the most suitable BI solutions for your clients. The book will take you through several business cases – this will give you enough insight to understand the needs of the client clearly and build a BI solution that meets or exceeds their expectations. Starting from the pre-project activities, you will go to the actual execution of the project, the implementation, and even maintenance. This book will give you all the information you need - from the strategy to requirement gathering to implementing BI solutions using Qlik Sense. The book will empower you to take the right decisions in tricky and diffi cult situations while developing analytics and dashboards. Style and approach This book will be a hands-on guide that will teach you all the what-to-do's, when-to-do's, and how-to-do's for becoming a successful Qlik Sense Consultant. With the help of various business scenarios, the book will cover real-world problems that you can relate to. Various solutions in the book will be backed up by the thought process of why are these solutions used and how you can implement them in your own business environment.

Qlik Sense: Advanced Data Visualization for Your Organization

Qlik Sense: Advanced Data Visualization for Your Organization

Create smart data visualizations and predictive analytics solutions

  • Author: Ferran Garcia Pagans,Neeraj Kharpate,Henric Cronström,James Richardson,Philip Hand
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1788998723
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 764
  • View: 7905
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Perform Interactive Data Analysis with Smarter Visualizations and Support your Enterprise-wide Analytical Needs Key Features Get a practical demonstration of discovering data for sales, human resources, and more using Qlik Sense Create dynamic dashboards for business intelligence and predictive analytics Create and collaborate comprehensive analytical solutions using Rattle and Qlik Sense Book Description Qlik Sense is powerful and creative visual analytics software that allows users to discover data, explore it, and dig out meaningful insights in order to make a profit and make decisions for your business. This course begins by introducing you to the features and functions of the most modern edition of Qlik Sense so you get to grips with the application. The course will teach you how to administer the data architecture in Qlik Sense, enabling you to customize your own Qlik Sense application for your business intelligence needs. It also contains numerous recipes to help you overcome challenging situations while creating fully featured desktop applications in Qlik Sense. It explains how to combine Rattle and Qlik Sense Desktop to apply predictive analytics to your data to develop real-world interactive data applications. The course includes premium content from three of our most popular books: [*] Learning Qlik Sense: The Official Guide Second Edition [*] Qlik Sense Cookbook [*] Predictive Analytics using Rattle and Qlik Sense On completion of this course, you will be self-sufficient in improving your data analysis and will know how to apply predictive analytics to your datasets. Through this course, you will be able to create predictive models and data applications, allowing you to explore your data insights much deeper. What you will learn Build simple visualization models with Rattle and Qlik Sense Desktop Get to grips with the life cycle and new visualization functions of a Qlik Sense application Discover simple ways to examine data and get it ready for analysis Visualize your data with Qlik Sense's engaging and informative graphs Build efficient and responsive Associative Models Optimize Qlik Sense for sales, human resources, and demographic data discovery Explore various tips and tricks of navigation for the Qlik Sense® front end Develop creative extensions for your Qlik Sense® dashboard Who this book is for This course is for anyone who wishes to understand and utilize the various new approaches to business intelligence actively in their business practice. Knowing the basics of business intelligence concepts would be helpful when picking up this course, but is not mandatory.

Mastering QlikView

Mastering QlikView

  • Author: Stephen Redmond
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1782173307
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 422
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If you are a business application developer or a system analyst who has learned QlikView and Qlik Sense and now want to take your learning to a higher level, then this book is for you. It is assumed that you are aware of the fundamentals of QlikView and have working knowledge of development and in-memory analytics.

QlikView Your Business

QlikView Your Business

An Expert Guide to Business Discovery with QlikView and Qlik Sense

  • Author: Oleg Troyansky,Tammy Gibson,Charlie Leichtweis
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118949579
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 800
  • View: 2246
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Unlock the meaning of your data with QlikView The Qlik platform was designed to provide a fast and easy data analytics tool, and QlikView Your Business is your detailed, full-color, step-by-step guide to understanding Qlikview's powerful features and techniques so you can quickly start unlocking your data’s potential. This expert author team brings real-world insight together with practical business analytics, so you can approach, explore, and solve business intelligence problems using the robust Qlik toolset and clearly communicate your results to stakeholders using powerful visualization features in QlikView and Qlik Sense. This book starts at the basic level and dives deep into the most advanced QlikView techniques, delivering tangible value and knowledge to new users and experienced developers alike. As an added benefit, every topic presented in the book is enhanced with tips, tricks, and insightful recommendations that the authors accumulated through years of developing QlikView analytics. This is the book for you: If you are a developer whose job is to load transactional data into Qlik BI environment, and who needs to understand both the basics and the most advanced techniques of Qlik data modelling and scripting If you are a data analyst whose job is to develop actionable and insightful QlikView visualizations to share within your organization If you are a project manager or business person, who wants to get a better understanding of the Qlik Business Intelligence platform and its capabilities What You Will Learn: The book covers three common business scenarios - Sales, Profitability, and Inventory Analysis. Each scenario contains four chapters, covering the four main disciplines of business analytics: Business Case, Data Modeling, Scripting, and Visualizations. The material is organized by increasing levels of complexity. Following our comprehensive tutorial, you will learn simple and advanced QlikView and Qlik Sense concepts, including the following: Data Modeling: Transforming Transactional data into Dimensional models Building a Star Schema Linking multiple fact tables using Link Tables Combing multiple tables into a single fact able using Concatenated Fact models Managing slowly changing dimensions Advanced date handling, using the As of Date table Calculating running balances Basic and Advanced Scripting: How to use the Data Load Script language for implementing data modeling techniques How to build and use the QVD data layer Building a multi-tier data architectures Using variables, loops, subroutines, and other script control statements Advanced scripting techniques for a variety of ETL solutions Building Insightful Visualizations in QlikView: Introduction into QlikView sheet objects — List Boxes, Text Objects, Charts, and more Designing insightful Dashboards in QlikView Using advanced calculation techniques, such as Set Analysis and Advanced Aggregation Using variables for What-If Analysis, as well as using variables for storing calculations, colors, and selection filters Advanced visualization techniques - normalized and non-normalized Mekko charts, Waterfall charts, Whale Tail charts, and more Building Insightful Visualizations in Qlik Sense: Introducing Qlik Sense - how it is different from QlikView and what is similar? Creating Sense sheet objects Building and using the Library of Master Items Exploring Qlik Sense unique features — Storytelling, Geo Mapping, and using Extensions Whether you are just starting out with QlikView or are ready to dive deeper, QlikView Your Business is your comprehensive guide to sharpening your QlikView skills and unleashing the power of QlikView in your organization.

Qlik Sense: Advanced Data Visualization for Your Organization

Qlik Sense: Advanced Data Visualization for Your Organization

Create smart data visualizations and predictive analytics solutions

  • Author: Ferran Garcia Pagans,Neeraj Kharpate,Henric Cronström,James Richardson,Philip Hand
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1788998723
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 764
  • View: 460
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Perform Interactive Data Analysis with Smarter Visualizations and Support your Enterprise-wide Analytical Needs Key Features Get a practical demonstration of discovering data for sales, human resources, and more using Qlik Sense Create dynamic dashboards for business intelligence and predictive analytics Create and collaborate comprehensive analytical solutions using Rattle and Qlik Sense Book Description Qlik Sense is powerful and creative visual analytics software that allows users to discover data, explore it, and dig out meaningful insights in order to make a profit and make decisions for your business. This course begins by introducing you to the features and functions of the most modern edition of Qlik Sense so you get to grips with the application. The course will teach you how to administer the data architecture in Qlik Sense, enabling you to customize your own Qlik Sense application for your business intelligence needs. It also contains numerous recipes to help you overcome challenging situations while creating fully featured desktop applications in Qlik Sense. It explains how to combine Rattle and Qlik Sense Desktop to apply predictive analytics to your data to develop real-world interactive data applications. The course includes premium content from three of our most popular books: [*] Learning Qlik Sense: The Official Guide Second Edition [*] Qlik Sense Cookbook [*] Predictive Analytics using Rattle and Qlik Sense On completion of this course, you will be self-sufficient in improving your data analysis and will know how to apply predictive analytics to your datasets. Through this course, you will be able to create predictive models and data applications, allowing you to explore your data insights much deeper. What you will learn Build simple visualization models with Rattle and Qlik Sense Desktop Get to grips with the life cycle and new visualization functions of a Qlik Sense application Discover simple ways to examine data and get it ready for analysis Visualize your data with Qlik Sense's engaging and informative graphs Build efficient and responsive Associative Models Optimize Qlik Sense for sales, human resources, and demographic data discovery Explore various tips and tricks of navigation for the Qlik Sense® front end Develop creative extensions for your Qlik Sense® dashboard Who this book is for This course is for anyone who wishes to understand and utilize the various new approaches to business intelligence actively in their business practice. Knowing the basics of business intelligence concepts would be helpful when picking up this course, but is not mandatory.

Learning Qlikview Data Visualization

Learning Qlikview Data Visualization

  • Author: Karl Pover
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1782179909
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 156
  • View: 9176
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A practical and fast-paced guide that gives you all the information you need to start developing charts from your data.Learning QlikView Data Visualization is for anybody interested in performing powerful data analysis and crafting insightful data visualization, independent of any previous knowledge of QlikView. Experience with spreadsheet software will help you understand QlikView functions.

QlikView Scripting

QlikView Scripting

  • Author: Matt Floyd
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1782171673
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 138
  • View: 8528
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This mini book offers information about QlikView scripting written in an easy-to-understand manner, and covers QlikView scripting from basic to advanced features in a compact format.If you are a basic orintermediate developer with some knowledge of QlikView applications and a basic understanding of QlikView scripting and data extraction and manipulation, this book will be great for you. If you are an advanced user, you can also use this book as a reference guide and teaching aid. If you are a QlikView project team member such as a business user, data/ETL professional, project manager, orsystems analyst, you can also benefit from gaining an understanding of the structure and the challenges of writing an efficient and useful QlikView application.

QlikView Unlocked

QlikView Unlocked

  • Author: Roger Stone,Andrew Dove
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1785287702
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 196
  • View: 9503
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Unlock more than 50 amazing tips and tricks to enhance your QlikView skills About This Book Learn QlikView development best practices from the experts Discover valuable tips, tricks, and undocumented features A fast-paced guide with techniques and best practices to optimize high-performance, robust, and scalable applications Who This Book Is For QlikView Unlocked is intended for anyone with at least some experience in designing, developing, or supporting QlikView applications. Whether you are new to QlikView or are a seasoned developer, there is something for everyone in this book. What You Will Learn Build the QlikView environment correctly so that it is flexible and robust Deliver a successful QlikView project Understand and implement QlikView best practices Discover the best way to prototype, develop, and deploy applications Overcome data modeling challenges Explore the in's and out's of Section Access Solve post-deployment issues in Server and Publisher In Detail QlikView is considered as one of the most used tool for Business Intelligence (BI). An efficient BI tool should provide five important capabilities for effective data analysis—collection (gathering important information), reporting, analysis (the ability to interact with data), visualization (the presentation of data), and discovery (exploring data). QlikView offers all these necessary skills required to deal with big data in real-world scenarios. QlikView Unlocked will provide you with new insights to get the very best from QlikView. This book will help you to develop skills to work with data efficiently. We will cover all the secrets of unleashing the full power of QlikView, which will enable you to make better use of the tool and create better results for future projects. In the course of this book, we will walk you through techniques and best practices that will enable you to be more productive. You will gain quick insights into the tool with the help of short steps called ”keys,” which will help you discover new features of QlikView. Moving on you will learn new techniques for data visualization, scripting, data modeling, and more. This book will then cover best practices to help you establish an efficient system with improved performance. We will also teach you some tricks that will help you speed up development processes, monitor data with dashboards, and so on. By the end of this book, you will have gained beneficial tips, tricks, and techniques to enhance the overall experience of working with QlikView. Style and approach Written in a fairly informal style, this is a book that can be read cover-to-cover or simply used as a ”how-to” reference. Using real-world examples with clear explanations, code samples, and screenshots, you will be able understand each topic fully. You will be able to apply the knowledge gained to your QlikView projects.

Splunk Operational Intelligence Cookbook

Splunk Operational Intelligence Cookbook

Over 80 recipes for transforming your data into business-critical insights using Splunk, 3rd Edition

  • Author: Derek Mock,Josh Diakun,Paul R Johnson
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1788833082
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 541
  • View: 3749
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Leverage Splunk's operational intelligence capabilities to unlock new hidden business insights and drive success Key Features Tackle any problems related to searching and analyzing your data with Splunk Get the latest information and business insights on Splunk 7.x Explore the all new machine learning toolkit in Splunk 7.x Book Description Splunk makes it easy for you to take control of your data, and with Splunk Operational Cookbook, you can be confident that you are taking advantage of the Big Data revolution and driving your business with the cutting edge of operational intelligence and business analytics. With more than 80 recipes that demonstrate all of Splunk’s features, not only will you find quick solutions to common problems, but you’ll also learn a wide range of strategies and uncover new ideas that will make you rethink what operational intelligence means to you and your organization. You’ll discover recipes on data processing, searching and reporting, dashboards, and visualizations to make data shareable, communicable, and most importantly meaningful. You’ll also find step-by-step demonstrations that walk you through building an operational intelligence application containing vital features essential to understanding data and to help you successfully integrate a data-driven way of thinking in your organization. Throughout the book, you’ll dive deeper into Splunk, explore data models and pivots to extend your intelligence capabilities, and perform advanced searching with machine learning to explore your data in even more sophisticated ways. Splunk is changing the business landscape, so make sure you’re taking advantage of it. What you will learn Learn how to use Splunk to gather, analyze, and report on data Create dashboards and visualizations that make data meaningful Build an intelligent application with extensive functionalities Enrich operational data with lookups and workflows Model and accelerate data and perform pivot-based reporting Apply ML algorithms for forecasting and anomaly detection Summarize data for long term trending, reporting, and analysis Integrate advanced JavaScript charts and leverage Splunk's API Who this book is for This book is intended for data professionals who are looking to leverage the Splunk Enterprise platform as a valuable operational intelligence tool. The recipes provided in this book will appeal to individuals from all facets of business, IT, security, product, marketing, and many more! Even the existing users of Splunk who want to upgrade and get up and running with Splunk 7.x will find this book to be of great value.

QlikView for Developers

QlikView for Developers

  • Author: Miguel Angel Garcia,Barry Harmsen
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1786467437
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 546
  • View: 4600
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Drive value and insight by developing business critical applications with QlikView 12 About This Book Develop your own scalable and maintainable QlikView applications Learn time-saving techniques for making your QlikView development more efficient A one-stop guide to developing BI applications with QlikView Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone interested in working with QlikView or who has attended QlikView Developer training. The book caters for all QlikView developers, beginners and experts alike, and anyone who wants to improve their QlikView skills. What You Will Learn Understand important changes made in QlikView 12 Learn the techniques and best practices to transform data in QlikView via scripts Load data from disparate sources to build an associative Data Model Build robust data models and overcome common modeling challenges Designing data visualization objects to present performance measures with charts and tables Learn to use dimensions and expressions in QlikView objects Utilize QlikView's built-in aggregation functions to achieve complex calculations Create Point In Time reporting and achieving complex calculations using Set Analysis Create a consistent and interactive user interface Ensure your QlikView applications and data are protected Optimize the QlikView Data Model Constructing a data architecture that supports scalable QlikView deployments Learn time-saving techniques for making your QlikView development more efficient In Detail QlikView is one of the most flexible and powerful Business Intelligence platforms around. If you want to build data into your organization, build it around QlikView. Don't get caught in the gap between data and knowledge – find out how QlikView can help you unlock insights and data potential with ease. Whether you're new to QlikView or want to get up to speed with the features and functionality of QlikView, this book starts at a basic level and delves more deeply to demonstrate how to make QlikView work for you, and make it meet the needs of your organization. Using a real-world use-case to highlight the extensive impact of effective business analytics, this book might well be your silver bullet for success. A superb hands-on guide to get you started by exploring the fundamentals of QlikView before learning how to successfully implement it, technically and strategically. You'll learn valuable tips, tricks, and insightful information on loading different types of data into QlikView, and how to model it effectively. You will also learn how to write useful scripts for QlikView to handle potentially complex data transformations in a way that is simple and elegant. From ensuring consistency and clarity in your data models, to techniques for managing expressions using variables, this book makes sure that your QlikView projects are organized in a way that's most productive for you and key stakeholders. Style and approach This book will help you learn QlikView Development from a basic to a practitioner level using a step-by-step approach. It is smartly built around a practical case study – HighCloud Airlines – to help you gain an in-depth understanding of how to build applications for Business Intelligence using QlikView.

Unity 2018 Artificial Intelligence Cookbook

Unity 2018 Artificial Intelligence Cookbook

Over 90 recipes to build and customize AI entities for your games with Unity, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Jorge Palacios
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1788625226
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 334
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Explore various recipes to build games using popular artificial intelligence techniques and algorithms such as Navmesh navigation A*, DFS, and UCB1 Key Features Explore different algorithms for creating decision-making agents that go beyond simple behaviors and movement Discover the latest features of the NavMesh API for scripting intelligent behaviour in your game characters Create games that are non-predictable and dynamic and have a high replayability factor Book Description Interactive and engaging games come with intelligent enemies, and this intellectual behavior is combined with a variety of techniques collectively referred to as Artificial Intelligence. Exploring Unity's API, or its built-in features, allows limitless possibilities when it comes to creating your game's worlds and characters. This cookbook covers both essential and niche techniques to help you take your AI programming to the next level. To start with, you’ll quickly run through the essential building blocks of working with an agent, programming movement, and navigation in a game environment, followed by improving your agent's decision-making and coordination mechanisms – all through hands-on examples using easily customizable techniques. You’ll then discover how to emulate the vision and hearing capabilities of your agent for natural and humanlike AI behavior, and later improve the agents with the help of graphs. This book also covers the new navigational mesh with improved AI and pathfinding tools introduced in the Unity 2018 update. You’ll empower your AI with decision-making functions by programming simple board games, such as tic-tac-toe and checkers, and orchestrate agent coordination to get your AIs working together as one. By the end of this book, you’ll have gained expertise in AI programming and developed creative and interactive games. What you will learn Create intelligent pathfinding agents with popular AI techniques such as A* and A*mbush Implement different algorithms for adding coordination between agents and tactical algorithms for different purposes Simulate senses so agents can make better decisions, taking account of the environment Explore different algorithms for creating decision-making agents that go beyond simple behaviors and movement Create coordination between agents and orchestrate tactics when dealing with a graph or terrain Implement waypoints by making a manual selector Who this book is for The Unity 2018 Artificial Intelligence Cookbook is for you if you are eager to get more tools under your belt to solve AI- and gameplay-related problems. Basic knowledge of Unity and prior knowledge of C# is an advantage.

Spark Cookbook

Spark Cookbook

  • Author: Rishi Yadav
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1783987073
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 226
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By introducing in-memory persistent storage, Apache Spark eliminates the need to store intermediate data in filesystems, thereby increasing processing speed by up to 100 times. This book will focus on how to analyze large and complex sets of data. Starting with installing and configuring Apache Spark with various cluster managers, you will cover setting up development environments. You will then cover various recipes to perform interactive queries using Spark SQL and real-time streaming with various sources such as Twitter Stream and Apache Kafka. You will then focus on machine learning, including supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and recommendation engine algorithms. After mastering graph processing using GraphX, you will cover various recipes for cluster optimization and troubleshooting.

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook

  • Author: David Lai,Xavier Hacking
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 178439064X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 452
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If you are a developer with a good command and knowledge of creating dashboards, but are not yet an advanced user of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards, then this is the perfect book for you. Prerequisites include a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel as well as knowledge of basic dashboard practices.

QlikView Essentials

QlikView Essentials

  • Author: Chandraish Sinha
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1784395080
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 166
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Want to solve your Business Intelligence headaches? Learn how QlikView can help, and discover a powerful yet accessible BI solution that lets you harness your data About This Book Design interactive dashboards using QlikView to share sharp BI insights Discover how to create effective data models to manage and harness your data with QlikView's ETL functionality Learn and implement best practices to successfully integrate QlikView within your organization Who This Book Is For If you recognize the challenges of harnessing data for a modern business this book is for. Maybe you already know a little about QlikView – if you want to learn more, QlikView Essentials is a great way to develop your knowledge and skills. What You Will Learn Learn the complete QlikView workflow – from loading data, to visualization and analytics Learn how to Load data from different sources, including QVD files and how to optimize data models for accuracy and precision Discover solutions to common data modeling problems, so you can respond quickly to changing situations Create accessible dashboards and quality data visualizations to share insights effectively Learn how to deploy your BI application for optimal availability In Detail This guide demonstrates just how easy it is to get started with QlikView and create your own BI application. Featuring an introduction to its core features before exploring how to load data and model it, you'll soon become more confident that you can take full advantage of QlikView's capabilities. You will also learn how to use QVD files with QlikView – and how they offer a simpler way of handling data. After digging deeper into data handling, as you learn how to use mapping tables and create a master calendar, you'll then find out how to get the most from QlikView's visualization features – vital if you are to use your data insights effectively. From accessible and user friendly dashboards to strategies and best practices for subjecting data to further analysis, you can be confident that you'll be prepared to get the most out of your data with QlikView. With details on how to finally secure your application and deploy it for a successful integration in your organization, QlikView Essentials underlines exactly why QlikView is becoming more and more popular for businesses that understand the value of data. Style and approach The book takes a step-by-step approach to QlikView development, and is explained in an easy-to-follow style. Each topic is accompanied by an exercise so you can put your knowledge into practice. This book will be useful for you no matter what your needs and experience levels with the technology.