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Start your Business Data Literacy Journey in 3 simple steps

Organisations that can harness the power of data effectively are able to create significant value and differentiate themselves. In the era of 2.5 quintillion bytes (or 2,500,000,000 Gigabytes) of data created every day it makes no sense not to rely on users’ collective knowledge to harness the fraction of this vast amount of data your business creates. In order to do so, organisations across the globe are in the need of getting their staff up to speed to “talk data”.

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What is a Waterfall Chart?

The waterfall chart is a variation of a bar chart and is used to show how an initial / reference value increased / decreased to reach the final outcome. Each bar in a Waterfall chart represents a piece of the total....


How to choose a BI tool?

Are you overwhelmed by the data in your organisation and don’t know how to get it out?

Are you copying & pasting data from your source systems into Excel, manually manipulating the data, spending hours/days to create your reports?

Are you thinking, surly, there are many tools out there that can automate this process and let me spend time in analysing the data instead of processing them?

You may have heard of Microsoft Power BI, Qlik, or Tableau, but don’t know which one is better?

Here are the questions you should ask yourself when choosing Business Intelligence and Data Visualisation tools.

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Master Calendar and Offsets in Power BI

In majority of BI applications, there is a need for a calendar for date selection or comparison of periods. Creation of a Master Calendar in Power BI that contains ‘offsets’ relative to the current date is extremely helpful when creating DAX formulae to look at previous or future periods....


Power BI vs Qlik - Architecture & Features

Last time we compared the connectivity between the two products. This time, we’ll take a look at their architecture and features.

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Loading Multiple Google Sheets in Qlikview

QVSource provides a connector that allows the authentication credentials to be passed through to Google sheets, but what if you cannot afford QVSource?...


Power BI vs Qlikview - Connectivity

I’m intending to compare Power BI and Qlikview and I’ll focus on data sources for now. So which one will win?

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Get to know your data sources

QVSource provides a connector that allows the authentication credentials to be passed through to Google sheets, but what if you cannot afford QVSource?...


5 UI Best Practices for QlikView

QlikView allows the designer to take a simple object, report or entire application and play with a vast number of properties and characteristics. QlikView really does unleash the designers’ freedom to create any design or layout they please....


A few things my QlikView apps cannot live without!

One of the things I appreciate most about QlikView is how easy it is to replicate and re-use – quite handy when you’re creating new apps frequently! ...


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