Take Advantage of Your Time At Home By Improving Yourself Through Distance Learning

This is an unprecedented time in history. With the coronavirus outbreak affecting all parts of the globe, individuals are trying to determine how they can independently learn, make data-informed decisions, and do their jobs effectively – all while being at home surrounded by family going through the emotional stressors of prolonged stays indoors and limited time outside.

Qlik offers two options for formal distance learning: live, instructor-led training (delivered virtually) and self-paced learning. Consider how the various elements of Qlik’s ‘distance learning’ training is designed to simulate many of the aspects of an ‘in-person’ training experience.

Imagine putting on a set of headphones and focusing on a hands-on task as you are led by the voice of an instructor. You can mentally remove yourself from the home environment and imagine yourself in a classroom setting, where the singular goal is to gain knowledge that allows you to more effectively and efficiently do your job.

When you have a question along the way, Qlik offers a ton of free resources, which are right at your fingertips to help you find an answer to that question at the moment of need. Below is my top-ten list of such resources:

  1. Everyone learns differently. For new users who favor step-by-step approaches, we offer a variety of written tutorials via the Qlik Help site for different deployment options, such as Qlik Sense on Windows and Qlik Sense Cloud editions. If you are interested in a more visual approach, we offer frequent Getting Started with Qlik Sense webinars.
  2. To see Qlik capabilities in action, take a look at one of our many on-demand webinars.
  3. You can also visit the Qlik Demo Gallery and the Qlik Gallery on Community
  4. As you try to apply what you learn, check out our repository of more than 100 task-based videos via the How Do I…? video series or our Tips and Tricks videos on YouTube.
  5. If you get stuck and need support, visit Qlik’s Support Knowledgebase to look up answers to questions arranged by topic.
  6. Post a question to Qlik Community and crowdsource the response from nearly 100,000 Qlik Community members.
  7. As things continue to evolve and new capabilities come out, check out the Qlik Insider Webinar Series to learn about what’s new with Qlik products and technologies.
  8. Technology alone is not the magic bullet. People need to learn how to use these technologies. Qlik offers free self-paced training on data literacy.
  9. Qlik is launching a free virtual 4-part Data Analytics Bootcamp, which includes a weekly webinar covering variety of topics related to data analytics.
  10. Finally, if you’re a brand new Qlik user and you want to learn more about how to best leverage the Qlik ecosystem through your learning journey, attend one of our Welcome to Qlik webinars.

Our own Kevin Hanegan offers up his top-ten list of #Qlik resources for distance learning. Read his latest blog post.


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