What does QlikView actually do?
Although QlikView is becoming more and more popular and even being requested in job advertisements many people might wonder what QlikView actually does.
With QlikView you can analyse data in sources such as Excel Spreadsheets, Databases, or text files.
You can create charts from your data, you can search through your data very quickly, you can explore your data easily which can help you make decisions or many just confirm what you thought.
QlikView is part of a category of software called ‘Business Intelligence’.
This is not to say that it cannot be used by people in their everyday lives. But instead that it is normally used for analysing Business data so that more informed decisions can be made.
Why should I buy this book?
This book will:
-Teach you how to create QlikView documents from scratch in easy to understand steps with plenty of screenshots.
-Explain how to get data into a QlikView documents from a variety of sources such as Excel, text files and databases.
-Show you how to create various chartsables (such as pivot tables) in QlikView.
Once you have covered the basics what do you do then?
This book provides examples of how you can apply QlikView to do something useful and practical.
We also provide tips to help in the development of QlikView documents.
Finally we look at more advanced topics in QlikView and discuss how to can take the knowledge you have gained further to improve your future whether it is monitoring your own spending or to start using QlikView in your job.
The examples in this book use QlikView version 11.