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Creating Stunning Dashboards with QlikView by Swizec Teller

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The 10 commandments of QlikView design

Before releasing an app, double-check that you've followed the 10 commandments of QlikView design (they don't start with thou shalt, but they are important nonetheless):

  1. Your audience and their needs are always the primary focus.
  2. Let the data displayed in your dashboard tell a story.
  3. Use the right visualizations to display the right KPIs.
  4. Always give context to the data to improve the decision-making process.
  5. Dashboard design is about enhancing the user experience and fostering discoveries, not only about aesthetics.
  6. If you don't really need it, don't use it. Be simple, clear, and precise.
  7. Maximize the data-ink ratio; avoid chartjunk.
  8. Do not overload the dashboard; use the white space wisely.
  9. Strive for simple and ...

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