Qlik Sense Valuable Features

Adam Abwat-Johnson
BI Developer at a retailer with 51-200 employees
The drag and drop UI has been the most useful to me. Working previously as a consultant, the self-service wizards for loading data weren't too important, as I knew how to load and manipulate data in the script. However, being able to see a list of the different chart types and fields certainly sped me up in terms of creating dashboards and visualizations. View full review »
Manager, BI Strategy and Architecture at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
* Access to multiple data sources * Ability to design modular solutions * Ability to implement a flexible data model that is accessible to knowledgeable users. * In addition, the new capabilities in Qlik Sense introduced in Spring 2018 have expanded its capabilities significantly. And the "mash-up" capability with QlikView and Qlik Sense allows the best of both in a single solution. View full review »
Business Development/Medical Economics at a university with 5,001-10,000 employees
Qlik Sense data visualization building gives users tons of insight and connections that they may not have thought about. When you start play and building with knowledge that is presented, it just begs for more. View full review »
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Tomislav Lepcin
BI Project manager at Fixit Gruppe
Moving from table to graph was a rubicon. After the implementation of all needed extensions, we are receiving only positive feedback and guidelines as to what the next steps are. The integration with R & Python for predictive modeling, and possibly machine learning in the future, is very valuable. View full review »
Srikanth Penumutchu
There are many valuable functions in this solution, including: * The second generation in-memory association (QIX) engine * Robust data curation and wrangling capabilities in the script * The ability to load the data from a wide variety of data sources * The UI is very easy to use, with drag and drop self-service analytics * It has the highest level of data security at both the row and column levels View full review »
User at a university with 10,001+ employees
The most valuable feature is the drag-and-drop dashboard building, with many types of visuals. Users are allowed to present multiple reports, side-by-side, using dashboard components on a single dashboard page layout. Dashboard components come in a variety of chart types, and we can customize how data is grouped, summarized, and displayed for each component. The drag-and-drop dashboard builder is an intuitive interface for building dashboards from source reports. View full review »
Ayodele Makun
Pre-Sales Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
This is amazing product takes the super features of QlikView ETL capabilities to a whole new level with its new drag and drop feature, and extension capabilities derived from the robust Qlik API. View full review »
Jay Pandya
Operations and Delivery Leader at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
We can generate various graphs, various reports and we can mainly use it for dashboard related things. We can create a dashboard with live data and we can make decisions based on this information. View full review »
Brandon Droy
Financial Analyst at a healthcare company
The GeoAnalytics paints such a clear picture. It provides a visual of our patient volume, giving us opportunities to see how we are trending in the surrounding cities, and making us more aware of locations that we need to focus more on. View full review »
IT specialist at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
The product has many great features like easy and fast implementation, flexible data loading, and in-memory processing, but the Set Analysis is what I think is the most valuable. It makes the product very powerful. View full review »
Michael Benassi
Supervisor of Business Intelligence at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
The overall ability to build quick wins with simple data to drive insights. View full review »
Joe Easley
Strategy & Solutions Manager at a logistics company with 501-1,000 employees
The flexibility of a non-IT developed solution allows for fast to market solutions. We also have had an easy time supplying content to our customers. View full review »
Gustavo Alba Garcia
User with 11-50 employees
The most valuable feature of QlikSense is that you can capture the data without modifying it and then perform the ETL (extract, transform, and load) process. It is all much faster and safer. In addition, it is also easy to connect to any type of data source. View full review »
I think all of the features in Qlik Sense are vital to the product. I enjoy being able to use the ETL features, as well as the front-end scripting (set-analysis). The most valuable feature is that all pieces work together as a platform that allows you to easily provide BI solutions. View full review »
Mike Grattan
Business Intelligence Director at a manufacturing company with 5,001-10,000 employees
The ability to access data from multiple sources in one application. This has been invaluable. Qlik makes this easy in the load script editor or in the data manager. You can pick a data source from the wizard or create it yourself. It is very easy to use, and the Qlik data engine has been able to handle everything we have thrown at it. View full review »
Prasad Mundewadi
Senior BI Systems Analyst at a tech vendor with 5,001-10,000 employees
* Easy to use and learn: gets the users up and running with a basic training session * Agile: quick to develop an app and iterate on * Stable: stability with a large number of users. All the above have made users very happy. View full review »
Noman Arshad
Director Business Intelligence at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees
Ease of use and visualizations are some of its key features. Data prep tools are also very helpful for our developers. View full review »
Mitchell Speer
Business Intelligence Analyst at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
GeoAnalytics is the most useful feature. The Master Items and the ability to change colors and themes based on expressions are also useful features. We can use either from an immediate data upload from CSV or Excel, or we can load them from our own databases. View full review »
User at a tech vendor
The most valuable features are the mobility and web integration. View full review »
Christopher Eliasen
Manager - Business Intelligence Solutions at a construction company
The ETL component allows us to pull from many different sources, making pulling data in easy. View full review »
Tiffany Andrisani
Data Analyst at a wholesaler/distributor with 51-200 employees
* It is very simple to make charts and master measures. * A clear and easy way to understand graphics. * It connects very simply to data sources. View full review »
User at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Though, I haven't used them a lot. I love the variables feature. Placing buttons on my sheets creates a unique user experience and clears up clutter at the same time. View full review »
Ben Roux
The fast and intuitive interactivity of charts and dashboards and the ability to create your own stories in a report. View full review »
Assistant Manager at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Custom scripting in Qlik is great, which is useful when customizing the tool in different ways to suit our needs. View full review »
Narayanaraju Pericherla
IT Application Development Manager at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
* User-friendly * The time it takes to deliver a dashboard is real "Quik". * Can pull the data from different sources. * Scalable View full review »
The most useful features are undoubtedly multi-device adaptability, extensions to predictive and geospatial analysis. View full review »
Mohamed Abd El Rhman
Technical Support with 51-200 employees
* Drag and drop * Excel exporting on the same view and selection of exported graphs * Multi-data source connectivity. View full review »
David Tate, PMP
Project Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Ease of development: Delivery of useful analytics in a shorter period of time. * End users can adjust their analysis with a few simple clicks. View full review »
Manager at a financial services firm
The exposure of the OpenAPIs gives greater flexibility in how we implement across both environments. View full review »
Jonathan Flores
We have found the use of AI to be the most valuable feature. View full review »
Taj Mohamed
Senior Software Engineer at a tech services company
Set analysis is a powerful scripting functionality which calculates complex queries into simple terms. Also, the ease of building it. View full review »
Claire Worledge
Managing Director with 1-10 employees
The most valuable feature is the drag and drop dashboard creation. View full review »
This solution is easy to use, intuitive and has great power for the exploitation of data. View full review »
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