In this introductory chapter, we reviewed the role of QlikView applications in the organization and shared some tips on how to start your adventure of creating a new dashboard. The six steps portrayed in this section will help you focus on what is important by giving you a 360-degree view of the business context. If you apply them consistently, your understanding of the company will improve, and your applications will be more valuable.
In the next chapter, we will review how to apply the best practices from all-time design gurus such as Stephen Few, Edward Tufte, and Alberto Cairo in our applications. It is going to get really interesting, so read on!