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Thu 31 August 2017
Scrum Training for BI Teams
By Matt Summers
Tags: Scrum

When working within a BI team, achieving a sufficient level of organisation and efficiency can be tricky - most notably due to team size, the complexity of work, and the difficulty...


Thu 24 August 2017
Configuring User Filters in Tableau
By Eleonor Hellblom
Tags: Tableau

When working in any form of enterprise environment, data access generally needs to be restricted for different departments, roles, and individuals, based on a set of defined...


Thu 10 August 2017
How to Create a Flight or Network Map using Alteryx and Tableau
By Nicole Cruise
Tags: Tableau Alteryx

Flight or network maps are great for displaying data in a unique way; they can be used to show the flow of goods, people, deliveries, etc. Within my current project, these maps...


Thu 27 July 2017
Why Migrate to Qlik Sense?
By Raihan Rubin
Tags: Qliksense Qlikview

Many people and organisations are considering moving their existing QlikView applications into Qlik's more modern product offering, Qlik Sense. So far, Qlik have been...


Thu 20 July 2017
How to Load Custom Shapes in Tableau
By Eleonor Hellblom
Tags: Tableau

Shapes in Tableau are a powerful way to tell a story and help to enhance key information to your users on a dashboard, as well a way to create buttons in Tableau. There are...


Thu 06 July 2017
Building Confidence in Customer Journey Data with Quilliup
By Ben Simonds
Tags: Quillip Data validation

Following on from the development of a fairly large and complex Qlikview application for analysing customer journeys, the MI team at a global private bank were faced with a...


Thu 01 June 2017
What If Analysis with Power BI - Using Parameter Tables
By Gregg Fox
Tags: Power bi

Until Microsoft have updated Power BI with Dynamic Parameters, What If analysis will be a little tricky. This post will take you through how to build a What If report in Power BI...


Thu 25 May 2017
What If Analysis with Power BI – What If the UK Leaves the Single Market?
By Gregg Fox
Tags: Power bi

When it comes to helping our clients make data driven decisions, forecasting and What If analysis are two of our key tools. At the end of 2016, Power BI made forecasting based...


Mon 27 March 2017
Gamify your Data
By Daniel Browne
Tags: Gamification Ux

Gamification is the concept of applying elements of game playing to other areas of activity to motivate, engage and change user behaviour. Companies have long been gamifying...


Mon 20 March 2017
QlikView Performance Tuning
By Matthew Watts
Tags: Qlikview

QlikView has established itself as one of the most comprehensive business discovery and analytics platforms of the modern BI market. With it’s in-memory processing and...


Mon 06 March 2017
Make Smarter Decisions with Geoanalytics
By Marco Brugna
Tags: Maps Qliksense Esri

Geoanalytics is the approach of applying spatial analysis to our data in order to understand our world, where things are, how they relate together, and what actions...


Mon 20 February 2017
Inspired by Hans Rosling
By Raihan Rubin
Tags: Qliksense Hans rosling

Hans Rosling was a Swedish academic who was best known for his TED talks using data to explore developmental issues around the world. He was the co-founder and chairman...


Mon 13 February 2017
Automatically Hide Titles in Tableau
By Luke Minors
Tags: Tableau

An interactive and creative dashboard often needs to have numerous charts that are shown and hidden in response to a users' actions. In Tableau, charts can be made to...


Mon 06 February 2017
MicroStrategy - A Brief Word on Reports
By Sarah Ogunyankin
Tags: Microstrategy

MicroStrategy, the culmination of over 20 years of BI experience from the Washington based company of the same name, offers a unified enterprise platform on which to...


Mon 09 January 2017
Different Types of Filters in Tableau
By Eleonor Hellblom
Tags: Tableau

In Tableau, there are multiple ways you can filter and restrict your data. This can be either to improve performance, to give the viewer the correct information, or to highlight...


Mon 19 December 2016
Utilising IBM Datacap for Document Data Capture
By Luke Minors
Tags: Ibm Document capture

Having recently added IBM’s document capture system, IBM Datacap, to our client offerings, this post will briefly summarise its features and capabilities. Datacap enables...


Mon 12 December 2016
Tableau, QlikView, and Power BI - A Comparison of Modern BI Tools
By Rachel Davies
Tags: Qlikview Tableau Power bi

While Tableau, QlikView and Microsoft’s Power BI are all competitive market leaders in the BI sector, each specialises somewhat differently. Tableau’s user friendly drag and drop...


Mon 05 December 2016
Version Control for Qlik Projects with Git
By Ben Simmonds
Tags: Qlikview Git

This blog post is a bit of a summary of a more ongoing project of mine. If you're interested reading more, see my Qlikview Skeleton Repository on GitHub...


Mon 21 November 2016
Choosing the Tables to Keep After a Binary Load in QlikView
By Reiss Moore
Tags: Qlikview

For those of you familiar with QlikView, you should know the Binary Load. A Binary Load allows you to rapidly load all of the data from one QVW into another, with the...


Mon 14 November 2016
How to Plot a Map in QlikView
By Tony Sui
Tags: Maps Qlikview

Visualising your data on a map can be very insightful and interesting. This post will walk you through how to plot your geolocational data on a map in QlikView. Generating...


Mon 31 October 2016
FX Surveillance - Market Abuse Scenarios and Possible Technologies for Solutions
By Serhan Celebi
Tags: Tableau Alteryx

Market Abuse Regulations (MAR) took effect on July 3 2016 across the EU. In order to align with these new set of rules, financial institutions operating in financial markets...


Mon 10 October 2016
Building a Custom Bubble Chart in QlikView
By Dan Browne
Tags: Qlikview

You might have seen a custom table in QlikView before. These allow users to build their own reports, selecting a combination of dimensions and measures from a pre-defined...