BLOG

On this blog, John Daniel Associates, Inc., writes about business intelligence solutions and technologies. Not sure where to start? Take a look at our guide to business analytics for beginners!

Resolution to Qlik Sense Services Error 1061

One of the first steps in upgrading your Qlik Sense installation is to stop the Qlik Sense services. And one of the last steps in upgrading is always to check that all of the Qlik Sense services have started successfully. In many client upgrades that we have done, it is not uncommon to get an error message while stopping or starting one of the services.

Read More »

IBM Cognos Analytics – Conditional Notifications

Bryan Scheck  Business Analytics Specialist  John Daniel Associates, Inc.  Bryan’s Profile Recently I was asked by a client to setup notifications for a daily report output. This is a routine request that can be addressed within the Cognos portal by creating and scheduling a job for the report. The unique challenge presented in my case however was that the client wanted results to be emailed

Read More »

Qlik Optimization Techniques

We have previously discussed some ways to optimize our Qlik applications. If you would like to review that post you may find it here.  I would like to expand this post with some new ideas and techniques for whenever you run into a large and complex application. First, let’s set the stage for what we are talking about. What is a large application? When we

Read More »

Visualizations and Dashboards – A Simple Methodology for Success

David Kusek Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc.  David’s Profile This blog post is written as a follow up to a recent webinar I gave on the same subject. The purpose of this post is to provide more context for my ‘Five Pillars of Successful Dashboards and Visualizations’ that were covered in the webinar. A recording of the webinar can be found here. The

Read More »

C# Windows Service Debug Hack

  Ben Daland Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc. Ben’s Profile   Recently, I worked on project that required me to develop a custom C# Windows Service, and it had been a long time since I’d last created one. I forgot how tedious it is to do simple debugging. The way I’ve learned to debug a service is to build, install, run, and then

Read More »

Resolution to Qlik Sense Services Error 1061

One of the first steps in upgrading your Qlik Sense installation is to stop the Qlik Sense services. And one of the last steps in upgrading is always to check that all of the Qlik Sense services have started successfully. In many client upgrades that we have done, it is not uncommon to get an error message while stopping or starting one of the services.

Read More »

IBM Cognos Analytics – Conditional Notifications

Bryan Scheck  Business Analytics Specialist  John Daniel Associates, Inc.  Bryan’s Profile Recently I was asked by a client to setup notifications for a daily report output. This is a routine request that can be addressed within the Cognos portal by creating and scheduling a job for the report. The unique challenge presented in my case however was that the client wanted results to be emailed

Read More »

Qlik Optimization Techniques

We have previously discussed some ways to optimize our Qlik applications. If you would like to review that post you may find it here.  I would like to expand this post with some new ideas and techniques for whenever you run into a large and complex application. First, let’s set the stage for what we are talking about. What is a large application? When we

Read More »

Visualizations and Dashboards – A Simple Methodology for Success

David Kusek Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc.  David’s Profile This blog post is written as a follow up to a recent webinar I gave on the same subject. The purpose of this post is to provide more context for my ‘Five Pillars of Successful Dashboards and Visualizations’ that were covered in the webinar. A recording of the webinar can be found here. The

Read More »

C# Windows Service Debug Hack

  Ben Daland Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc. Ben’s Profile   Recently, I worked on project that required me to develop a custom C# Windows Service, and it had been a long time since I’d last created one. I forgot how tedious it is to do simple debugging. The way I’ve learned to debug a service is to build, install, run, and then

Read More »