QlikSense Overview

Imagine an analytical tool so intuitive that anyone in your organization could easily create custom reports and dynamic dashboards to explore large amounts of data and find meaningful insights. This is QlikSense a revolutionary self-service “data visualization” and “Discovery”, designed for individuals, groups and organizations. QlikSense lets you quickly create views, explore data deeply, instantly reveal connections, and see opportunities from all angles.

QlikSense makes creating dashboards simpler and more intuitive, but not just around the corner. QlikSense also makes it easy to explore the data so that you can understand what is happening and why. Make questions. Follow your intuition. Continuously navigate large amounts of data from multiple sources. Then share your ideas visually and accurately, knowing that analysis, comment, and content are based on reliable data.



Sense_1Drag-and-drop views reveal relevant and unexpected insights.

QlikSense’s advanced visualization capabilities, combined with Qlik’s patented technology, explore the relationships between different data dimensions and reveal insights that would be hidden in traditional hierarchical query models.


Sense_2The “Smart Search”, the smart search, offers maximum flexibility.

Do not know where to start? No problem. Simply type in the search field and Smart Search will link the points, discover data and information relationships in places you would not even want to look for, stimulating you along the way.


Sense_3Explore multiple data sources in a single application.

QlikSense connects to multiple data sources to provide broader views without compromising performance.


Sense_4Access to analysis anywhere, anytime, on any device.

Solve problems on the move. Switch seamlessly from your computer to your tablet for your smartphone, while QlikSense automatically fits your device. No matter what your job, QlikSense helps you respond in real time and keep your ideas moving.


Sense_5“Storytelling” helps you collaborate to share ideas.

Storytelling functionality makes it easy to share views, communicate your findings to the team, and collaborate more effectively.


Sense_6Data governance allows self-service use with simplicity.

Any user can create their own views of data, dashboards, and reports from IT-managed databases that are responsible for ensuring the governance, security, and reliability of information.
With QlikSense, users at any level can bring their ideas to life – no scripting is required.

  • Drag-and-drop techniques allow anyone to create compelling views;
  • The built-in library lets you share and reuse data, metrics, and objects;
  • Progressive creation allows you to keep it simple – or sophisticated – as you wish


Finding a balance between business and IT needs has always been a challenge. But Qlik Sense is data visualization software that is designed to serve equally: business users have full flexibility and agility while their IT staff keeps control and governance centralized.


Sense_7User-oriented creation.

Business users need to be able to explore the data and answer questions on demand without waiting for IT to create or update their viewing applications. But the data needs to be secure, consistent, and reliable – and QlikSense offers robust governance to make it all possible.

Shared Object Library: Pre-built data, expressions and views ensure the consistent use of data and values.

Progressive Creation: It gives users additional access to create their own visions, tokens, and stories as their abilities increase.

Managed Data Connections: Ensures that all applications use common data sources, without requiring high-coding data connections in the display application. Access is controlled by security rules.


Sense_8Fast application development and optimization.

QlikSense delivers value in less time by giving developers a faster way of accessing data visialization and exploration capabilities.

Rapid Development Environment: The easy-to-use interface allows developers to create data visualization applications, including drag and drop and collaborative development.

Standard APIs and powerful openness: Gives you the ability to add QlikSense to custom web pages and applications and increase core capabilities to meet customer needs.

Integration of multiple data sources, including large volumes of data: Gather data from very different systems – including large data sources in an organization – to provide a complete view and access to deeper insights.


Sense_9Associative technology

QlikSense is designed to fit the organization in a corporate way, providing centralized, sophisticated control and scalability.

Viability: Provides flexible license distribution, usage monitoring and easy-to-use interface that saves time and simplifies troubleshooting;

Safety: Increases enterprise-level security requirements with flexible security rule mechanisms, granular control for progressive development, and powerful logging and auditing;

Scalability: Support for visualization, elastic scaling, and geographically dispersed clustering enables global deployments.


QlikSense is a data visualization and discovery application, ideally suited to the data analysis needs of the organization, department, or group. Business users acquire personalized, flexible and powerful data analysis and collaboration across any device while adhering to centralized data security and governance policies.


QlikSense Desktop is a free Self-Service data visualization application for Windows computers that allows individuals to create and share interactive and customized data views, reports, and dashboards from multiple data sources with the ease of drag and drop. Find more ideas in your data in just 5 minutes.