In QlikView, variables created in the backend (script) are automatically available for use in the frontend. The problem with this is, that you don't always need all the script variables in the frontend. These can be variables used for things like loop counters and variables for storing table names and files locations, etc.
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What is Business Information (BI) Platform?
BI platforms are important to any business. They allow businesses to use information spun from raw data for the purposes of analysing their business operations and growing their businesses. In many instances, they can be the literal difference between success and failure because of the perspective and direction such information can help give a business in going forward successfully.
The QlikView Business Discovery Platform has long been a favourite among those who rely on BI. The platform and QlikView's associated services have experienced rapid growth over the last decade, growing to more than 1,000 clients in South Africa alone by 2012. The platform is known for its ability to help users uncover insights other BI tools overlook, as well as putting data into visualisations that make it easy to understand and explain to others who may not be as fluent in BI. The next generation, known as QilkView.Next, is designed to do this in an even more intuitive way. This will allow users to better analyse, visualise and interpret data, making it more useful in making decisions that grow their businesses.
The importance of interpreting data as it comes cannot be stressed enough. Many businesses have suffered setbacks due to poor data interpretation. Business Intelligence provides a workable platform for executives to craft new decisions in order to circumvent these setbacks. Some have surmised that the explosion of cloud-based services has rendered CIOs irrelevant in the business world. But this couldn't be more wrong. The participation of an independent mind is still as valuable as it was thirty years ago. Perhaps even more so. For all the advances we've made in computing and automation, we're still largely reliant on the perception and unique foresight of a breathing, living human being in making sense of raw data.