Creating Data Stories with Qlik Sense

by Janani Ravi

Data stories are a way to cohesively bring together insights and data that you’ve collected together in your Qlik Sense app. Using Data Stories, you can stitch data points into a compelling narrative to present to an audience. This is an essential tool for Qlik Sense users looking to present their data discoveries to decision makers and top management.

What you'll learn

Data stories let you combine reporting, presentation, and exploratory analysis techniques to create and collaborate with your team. In this course, Creating Data Stories with Qlik Sense, you will use snapshots, images, effects and other storytelling elements to pull together compelling stories and help drive decisions in your organization using data. First, you’ll learn how to utilize the storytelling view in the Qlik Sense desktop app. Next, you’ll study the story slides, the story timeline, and introduce the concepts of snapshots and snapshot annotations. Finally, you’ll discover an understanding of the Qlik Sense storytelling elements to build up a story. Once our story has been created we will learn how we can share stories by publishing them to Qlik Sense cloud and export these stories as Powerpoint or PDF files. By the end of this course, you will be comfortable using the various Qlik Sense storytelling elements to build a compelling narrative.

About the author

Janani has a Masters degree from Stanford and worked for 7+ years at Google. She was one of the original engineers on Google Docs and holds 4 patents for its real-time collaborative editing framework. After spending years working in tech in the Bay Area, New York, and Singapore at companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Flipkart, Janani finally decided to combine her love for technology with her passion for teaching. She is now the co-founder of Loonycorn, a content studio focused on providin... more

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