Qlik Sense SSL Certificate for Deployment

Qlik Sense SSL Certificate for Deployment

In this post, we show you how quick and easy it is to procure and install an SSL certificate on your Qlik Sense deployment.

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Resolution to Qlik Sense Services Error 1061

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. […]

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IBM Cognos Analytics – Conditional Notifications

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 […]

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Qlik Optimization Techniques

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 […]

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Visualizations and Dashboards – A Simple Methodology for Success

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 […]

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Getting to Know You – Raw Data Exploration in QlikView

Getting to Know You – Raw Data Exploration in QlikView

Bryan Scheck Business Analytics Specialist, Project Management, Reporting  John Daniel Associates, Inc. Bryan’s Profile   When faced with a new dataset, one of the first impulses is to get it into Excel to get a feel for it.  Occasionally the data set is too tall (too many rows) or too wide (too many columns) to effectively pull into Excel for quick and easy manipulation. If […]

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Budget for the Back to School Season with Qlik Sense

Budget for the Back to School Season with Qlik Sense

Susie Bann Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc. Susie’s Profile Budgeting for back to school supplies is always a painful process in my house. Sunday mornings are spent reviewing all of the school ads to try to determine which store is offering the best deals. My goal is to improve upon the yearly school supply budget by purchasing products at the best possible prices. […]

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Anatomy of a Metric: KPI Assessment for Analysis Application Design & Data Modeling

Anatomy of a Metric: KPI Assessment for Analysis Application Design & Data Modeling

Bryan Scheck Business Analytics Specialist, Project Management, Reporting  John Daniel Associates, Inc. Bryan’s Profile When designing quality analytics applications that meet the expectations and requirements of various business users, being specific can mean the difference between collaborative success and argumentative failure. Rising to meet the challenge of satisfying these varied roles can be daunting. Executives, Managers, Business Analysts, Application Designers, Data Modelers and Developers may […]

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Using Qlik End-User Audit Log Files to Increase Application Efficiency

Using Qlik End-User Audit Log Files to Increase Application Efficiency

Mark Viecelli Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc. Mark’s Profile The Qlik End-User Audit Log Files contain a wealth of information such as applications accessed by users, selections made, objects used, bookmarks applied, timestamps for all user actions, and much more. The most difficult part of using these logs is making sense of all that information. Most people think of Qlik log files as […]

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The Art of Business Intelligence

The Art of Business Intelligence

Bryan Scheck Business Analytics Specialist, Project Management, Reporting John Daniel Associates, Inc. Bryan’s Profile “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”    […]

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How Cognos 10 tasks are performed in Cognos Analytics

How Cognos 10 tasks are performed in Cognos Analytics

Erin Dunmire Practice Director, Business Intelligence John Daniel Associates, Inc. Erin’s Profile This blog post covers some common tasks in Cognos 10 and details how they can be performed in Cognos Analytics. Access content Cognos 10 – The Public Folders tab provides access to shared content. The My Folders tab provides access to personal content. Cognos Analytics – The Team content button on the left-hand […]

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IBM Cognos Analytics – the Inside Scoop on the R5 Release!

IBM Cognos Analytics – the Inside Scoop on the R5 Release!

Susie Bann Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc. Susie’s Profile After attending the World of Watson in Las Vegas at the end of October, here are a few of the highlights that can be anticipated in the IBM Cognos Analytics R5 release at the beginning of December. As you may or may not know, the upgrade from IBM Cognos BI to Cognos Analytics will […]

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