Qlikview – Copying Objects and Expressions

Copying an Object Often time’s objects within a qlikview application are either reused or reused with minor changes, in other qlikview applications. This can be a time consuming process to recreate several of these objects. This can be done much faster. Simply, copy the existing object and make the necessary changes. You can copy sheet and chart…

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CA11: Prospective Cognos 11 or Cognos Analytics

Cognos 11 or Cognos Analytics, as it’s been renamed now, is IBM’s latest enterprise release for the Business Intelligence platform.  The first thing every prior Cognos user will see is the completely new web interface (see below). One of the main reasons for this new interface is to bring an “any-device” interface to the consumers. …

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QlikView: Nested If Statements

It is best practice to design QlikView apps (or any BI application for that matter) in a way that presents the information in a clear and concise manner, so that users can spend their time and energy on analysis rather than wondering what it is they are actually looking at. Here is an example. I…

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CA 11: Themes and Extensions

Themes and extensions are a great way to customize your Cognos instance.  The overall theme of Cognos can drive user adoption by instilling confidence that the tool was tailor-made for a corporations solution. In previous versions of Cognos, changing the theme of Cognos was a bit trickier. It would require the source CSS files to…

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