After a long beta testing phase, users around the world can now officially benefit from the new functions and improvements of the business intelligence solution Qlik Sense 2.2.
The new features concern platform users and developers alike. Version 2.2 of the visualization software Qlik Sense includes the following features and improvements, among others:
Alternative dimensions and measures
Qlik Sense 2.2 allows the user to add alternative dimensions and figures to charts and graphs via the properties field. The diagrams remain easily accessible, with the data in them quickly and easily swappable. During data analysis, you can thus comfortably swap between different views of a visualization without having to directly edit governed objects.
Advanced data preparation
The new version of the software also makes it easier to prepare the data to be used in an improved data manager. Among other things, this allows you to split linked tables, rename fields and tables, and change the display format of date and time stamp fields.
Data export from pivot tables
Users can now easily export data from a pivot table into an Excel spreadsheet.
Qlik Sense 2.2 has furthermore expanded Qlik DataMarket with a number of records for global weather, currencies and the stock market. The user interface for data selection has also been revised. Licensed and free data sets are now kept in clearly marked categories. The data packets have also been sorted hierarchically to make selection easier.
Expanded printing and exporting capabilities
Stories and charts are now much better and easier to export to Excel and PowerPoint for printing out as a PDF.
Aside from these new features, Version 2.2 of the business intelligence software Qlik Sense includes many bug fixes and enhancements, which make working with the platform much smoother and more comfortable. Developers will certainly be glad of diverse other new features such as various new APIs and a Qlik Analytics plug-in for Visual Studio.
You can find out more about the most important features of Qlik Sense 2.2 in the following video: