Philadelphia – Qlik® today debuted “The Pandemic Effect on the Fortune 500” interactive data analytics site in partnership with Fortune, timed with the publication of the 2021 Fortune 500 list. In its second year as the official analytics partner of the Fortune 500, Qlik is delivering a unique data visualization experience that builds on the inaugural data-driven exploration of the Fortune 500, providing a journey through the crises that have shaped the Fortune 500 over the years, especially the recent COVID-19 crisis. Qlik and Fortune will also deliver a similar experience for the Fortune Global 500 later this year.
“The Pandemic Effect on the Fortune 500 is a unique window into the state of the financial world and markets,” said Rick Jackson, CMO of Qlik. “Expanding the scope of our initial visual exploration, Qlik’s unique analytics platform is bringing to life the data behind the story of how crises have impacted markets and sectors throughout recent history.”
Similar to last year, the site details the revenue and performance of the sectors and industries that shape the 2021 Fortune 500, while showcasing the impact of various crises on market performance, including:
“Fortune is pleased to partner with Qlik once more to provide our readers with modern data visualizations showcasing the rich history of the Fortune 500,” said Alan Murray, CEO of Fortune. “These data visualizations tell the story of how global events have impacted market leaders’ standings on the list, and offer a striking look at how the recent pandemic has shaped America’s largest companies.”
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