Diabetes Obesity Relationship Map and Dashboard

Here’s an interesting data visualization I put together recently in Tableau Public from public data (from the US Department of Agriculture). Interesting quick analysis, showing some real hotspots, a packed bubble chart of adult diabetes and childhood obesity by state, and a relationship between childhood obesity and adult diabetes. The visualization panes contain a map ...

QlikView Scripting book now available 4

Packt Publishing has released my book, QlikView Scripting. This title is the latest in a number of titles about QlikView from some really great QlikView experts. My book was written for beginning to intermediate QlikView developers and BI practitioners to really focus in on what is arguably the most critical aspect of any QlikView project ...

Disabling the Qlikview Toolbar and Right-Click Context Menu in the AJAX Client 1

Ran into an issue this week, and solutions, for commonly asked questions: QUESTIONS: How do I disable the Qlikview toolbar for AJAX clients? How do I disable the right-click context menu for AJAX clients? ANSWERS: Depends — there are several solutions, from editing a javascript file to macros to editing the opendoc.htm file in Qlikview ...

Data Mining to Stop Sepsis, and for Dad 2

An illness call sepsis changed my life, and ended my dad’s. My dad, Bill Floyd, served in the U.S. Air Force many years before I was born. His military service included long stints in the Arctic and bases all over the country — he was what they now call a Cold War Warrior (literally and ...

Qlikview Feature: Show Alternatives: The Power of Yellow

This video shows how to enable and use the Show Alternatives feature in QlikView.  The Show Alternatives feature does not require any changes to the data model, and may be useful for more advanced applications and end users.   Matt Floyd‘s insight: The Show Alternatives feature can be tricky to explain to your end users, ...

QlikView Design Blog : Preceding Load

Qlikview blog has posted a great tutorial on Preceding Loads in Qlikview. What is preceding load? It is a way for you to define successive transformations and filters so that you can load a table in one pass but still have several transformation steps. Basically it is a Load statement that loads from the Load/SELECT ...

How to add Blinking Text in Qlikview Applications

Qlikview Maven has a nice little post on how to create blinking text boxes or blinking backgrounds to text in Qlikview applications. Use sparingly! But these really could come in handy for alerts, say medical monitoring of patients or monitoring servers or something similar. Best for real or near-real-time applications perhaps. Occasionally, I’m asked if ...

QVMailer

The third-party product, QV Mailer, came into my radar recently when I was exploring ways to send data out from Qlikview as an email attachment (to users without Qlikview). From the QVMailer site: QVMailer allows you to send QlikView reports via mail automatically to any recipient WITHOUT the QlikView-Publisher. Additionally to scheduling the time when reports should ...

Qlikview’s Comparative Analysis and Set Analysis

Comparative analysis is a powerful Qlikview tool that allows a way to analyze data based on multiple groups. It is not a comparison between two items such as Company A vs Company B. It is all about the user, creating customized groups on demand.For instance, groups of stocks, sales of divisions or products, or surgical ...

Qlikview Device Detection Extension

In a perfect world for developers and designers, their work would be approached by users on the same (or very similar) device.  Ensuring a consistent aesthetic and user experience would be simple because the developer’s experience would be the same as everyone else’s… Read more about the device detection extension, using a variable called vDevice… ...
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