Qlik in the news


Are Microsoft, Oracle and IBM failing the business intelligence market?

Qlik’s VP of product management, Donald Farmer, says customers want easy-to-use products.

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Data Scientists and Chief Data Officers - Fact or Fad

The need for specialised skills to understand and analyse data is paving the way towards the evolution of data scientists and data officers—who hold the key to unlocking the true business potential of data

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Analytics Tools Offer Insight Into Climate Change

Circle of Blue turns to business intelligence and analytics systems to aid the White House and other organizations achieve better management of water resources.

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A Natural Approach to Analytics

Today, in our always-connected business and social lives, we often complain of information overload and the deluge of decisions we face. However, when it comes to data analysis, we are naturals.

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Why Google Can Not Run The World: Wisdom = Data + Experience

As Deighton explained to me, it’s not an either/or choice. You can’t make decisions purely based on data. You can’t have “excessive reliance” on experience. You need both. “Don’t follow the data off a cliff.” Find a way to see the data and apply the experience. This is why QlikTech has been so successful with its natural analytics and natural interfaces. They let managers see the patterns and outliers in real time to aid in their decision-making.

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A Crisis of Data Confidence

Many business executives lack confidence in the accuracy of the data they use for business decisions. IT needs to improve the quality of the data and develop self-service apps.

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Austin Fire Department Extracts Value from Data

Before implementing a business intelligence solution for data management, the Austin, Texas, Fire Department said it “put data in with a bulldozer and pulled it out with tweezers.”

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Omni-Channel Analytics: Fiction or Future

Omni-channel is one of the most discussed (and debated) topics in the retail industry. Some proclaim that it is a total game changer, while others say it is simply the rebranding of a multi-channel strategy. I would argue the omni-channel concept is going to redefine the future of retail business intelligence.

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Why The Cloud Just Might Be The Most Disruptive Technology Ever

In his 1997 management classic The Innovator’s Dilemma Harvard professor Clayton Christensen coined the term disruptive innovation. The central premise was that a change in technology can completely change the basic economics of an industry.

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Why Top Of The Funnel BI Will Drive The Next Wave Of Adoption

Business Intelligence practitioners should steal some lessons from the marketing department in their quest to bring data and analytics to the masses. Instead of obsessing with improving existing technology, BI promoters should focus on what is needed at the Top of the Funnel and find new ways to make those users productive.

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Business Intelligence: 10 New Year's Resolutions for the Sector

Business intelligence is finding places in IT systems not seen prior to the past couple of years, and new use cases are coming to the fore all the time. The following eWEEK slide show, with perspective from James Richardson, senior director of Global Product Marketing at QlikTech, presents 10 resolutions for the BI industry in 2014.

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QlikTech wants to lead the BI market again, naturally

QlikTech pioneered in-memory processing and associative search for BI. Now it claims to be about to transform the market with its second generation of software, QlikView.Next.

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