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 […]

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 […]

Getting to Know You – Raw Data Exploration in QlikView

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 you’re lucky enough to have […]

Budget for the Back to School Season with Qlik Sense

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. Rather […]

Qlik Sense Task Failure Notifications Solved!

It can be quite useful to know when a Qlik application has failed in order to correct the issue and get your business users back up and running.  While QlikView has a solid task failure notification feature, Qlik Sense currently falls short.  Because there is no default facility by which to issue notifications for task […]

Back to Basics with Qlik

For the start of 2016, let’s get back to the Qlik Scripting Basics! Here are a few basic scripts that you will always want to have handy in your Qlik toolbox. These scripts will be very useful when creating new QlikView and Qlik Sense applications time and time again. You will definitely want to bookmark […]

Why Use a Synthetic Dimension in QlikView?

The definition of a ‘Synthetic Dimension’ is a dimension based on fields that are not stored in your data model. There are many uses of a Synthetic Dimension – For the sake of this post, I am going to cover the most common use that I’ve experienced. It is all too often when a client […]

How to Perform Data Validation in QlikView

As with any BI tool, developer validity testing needs to be performed prior to any and all releases of an application to the end users. BI tools, like QlikView, allow for the rapid development of an application giving results very quickly. This rapid development is wonderful to help see results and make decisions…. but a […]