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There are a couple of challenges that are faced when trying to bring Insurance In Force data into any analytics platform.  

First is the challenge with Policies In Force (PIF) being a point in time metric.  PIF is a snapshot at a...


From the blog of: Robert Stickle
Policies In Force, Insurance Template, Qlik Sense, QlikView, Business Retention

As an avid auto enthusiast, I’m always amazed to see the innovations that the auto industry is bringing to the highways these days.   However, have you ever taken a step back for a moment to see what kinds of new things are coming to the market?  Auto makers have pretty much nailed how to make a car accelerate, corner and brake with confidence and their styling is leaps and bounds...


From the blog of: Cory Hanna
internet of things, big data, automotive industry, QlikView, Qlik Sense, Business Intelligence

In the past I have run into situations where a project requires a chart to be “user driven” and the users have limited knowledge on how to create the charts they want. So I decided to pre-build a chart that would allow users to simply select the Dimensions and Expressions they need, which eliminated the need for them to create the charts.

In this post I have created a basic...


From the blog of: Eric Delorme
QlikView, Qlik, charts, dynamic, user driven

Over the past while I have been on a bit of a Web Services kick with Qlikview. Unfortunately for me the software’s standard GET connection didn’t really allow me to return much data directly into Qlikview.   I was running across a couple of different issues…either the Web Service returned JSON or it required a POST command.   As Qlikview does not support these types of services, I had to do...


From the blog of: Lucas Blancher
QlikView, Qlik Sense, Qlik, Web Service, JSON, XML, GET, POST, Free as in Beer

Being a leader means spending a lot of time making decisions.

You know how important it is to have the data you need for decision-making. However, data alone often isn't enough for a decision to be made. 

Decision-making is a complicated process. Everyone has a different method for making decisions they are confident with. Throw several people together who need to agree on one...


From the blog of: Renee Eaton
Data, QlikView, decision making

Success in business depends on good observation skills and being aware of what’s going on around you. Changes in the economy, your industry, with you competitors or within your own company can happen quickly and you need to be agile and able to respond quickly. 

Fancy you have good observation skills? Take the test below and find out how you measure up.

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From the blog of: Renee Eaton
QlikView, Business Intelligence, Data, Data Solutions, Business Discovery, Dashboards

Today, having actionable information is the key to competitive advantage. Industries have been improving everything they can on the machine side. They have invested and leveraged their people. These were the roads to competitive advantage, but with everyone doing this, new avenues must be found.

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From the blog of: Robert Stickle
Business Intelligence, QlikView, Business Discovery

After the last time we chatted, I got a bit of a hard time from my co-workers regarding my announcement that pin cushions and needles excite me. OK, so when I say it like that, the harmless jibes may have been well deserved. Of course, if you read my last article, you’ll know I wasn’t talking about real pin cushions. I was talking about the nasty bits of bad data one can find when you start...


From the blog of: Cory Hanna
Business Intelligence, Data, Dashboards, QlikView

Are you getting the most out of your investment in business intelligence? A common misconception in the corporate world is that to increase the value of your business intelligence efforts, you just need to throw more data at it.

Purchasing data, tying it to big data, doing more analysis – these are all strategies that are often deployed. However, if you are not maximizing what you...


From the blog of: Robert Stickle
Business Intelligence, QlikView, BI Tools

When building QlikView applications a great deal of time is often spent on data, data quality and data validation. An equal or greater amount of time should also be spent on the design and presentation of your application. After all, what good is all that data if the users don’t know how to interpret it or have problems...


From the blog of: Eric Delorme
QlikView, Business Intelligence, Data Solutions, Dashboards, BI

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