Monday 24 October 2016

Generational Differences in Working Styles

Hi, I'm working on something new at the moment and if you have two minutes it would be great if you could lend a hand.

Sunday 2 October 2016

Making Awesome Qlik Sense Date Dropdowns

One of my favourite things in Qlik Sense is the new calendar function, however talking with other developers I've found that some people don't know about them yet.

Here's how to get that lovely drop down expanding from all your date fields that you see in all the Qlik demoes...

Monday 16 May 2016

How to write SQL stored procedures for Qlik

Recently I wanted to add one of my stored procedures for a different report into a dashboard to show the power of Sense (integrating pre system data with the new ERP system, Awesome!)

However, whatever I did, my stored procedure wouldn't run in Qlik Sense... so I did what I usually do in this situation and ran back to Qlikview to see if I could identify the problem and I couldn't! I should point out that this code was live and running fine in both SQL and crystal reports (a necessary evil for other projects!)

TL;DR version: the SP layout is at the end of the article!

Thursday 26 November 2015

Dealing with Salesforce Periods in Qlikview

SalesForce is brilliant and reporting on it in Qlikview is really easy with the Qlikview SalesForce Connector.

--However reporting on Forecasts with actual amounts turns into a bit of a nightmare, see below for how I've started puzzling this out

Thursday 9 July 2015

SQL Report Server OPS monitor

Time for something completely different, I'm of the opinion that whilst Qlikview is great for dash-boarding, sometimes having a SQL reporting server gives you functionality that can be useful.

I've created a useful dashboard that allows monitoring of the SQL reporting execution logs.

Edit: now including screenshots of what's included

Wednesday 31 December 2014

Quick SQL Reporting - processes and blocking

A quick Qlikview/SQL script to process monitoring - in place of using SP_WHO2

Monday 29 December 2014

T-SQL Database Explorer Script

Dynamic SQL script to query all objects within a SQL instance for use in Qlikview.