Qlik Sense May 2021

Qlik Sense May 2021 | Our favorite new features

Qlik Sense May 2021 is here and these are some of our favorite new features.

Active chart and grid dimensions. Enhanced capabilities added to grid dimensions for your visualizations, which helps better identify chart location and associated dimensions on the design canvas. There is a new indicator on the bottom right side of an object which contains these added dimensions and coordinates when moving or resizing chart objects on your design canvas.

New and improved combo chart. An improved combo chart is now available, with enhanced functionality including support for vertical presentation, reference lines based on measures and dimensions, and line and bar styling.

Video player. The video player visualization lets you embed videos from external sources directly in Qlik Sense apps. This visualization now supports YouTube videos.

See all the new features below.


New Features | Qlik Sense on Windows May 2021

Augmented analytics

Insight Advisor Chat improvements

In this release, Qlik has made several enhancements to Insight Advisor Chat including improved narratives in question responses, a refined UI for question parsing, and more intelligent app selections when responding to questions.

Enabling apps for Insight Advisor Chat

Insight Advisor Search

Qlik has made several improvements to our search-based analysis within Qlik Sense apps, including:

  • Analysis of change over time – Insight Advisor will now generate multiple charts for a single analysis type, such as responding with analysis of data between two date periods through a combination of charts.
  • Natural language generation (NLG) – Visual charts generated by Insight Advisor Search now have a new option to view narrative insights and interpretations of the data.

Creating visualizations with Insight Advisor

Insight Advisor analysis types

Visualizations

Video player

A new capability to embed and play videos directly in Qlik Sense apps.

Video player

Active chart and grid dimensions

Enhanced capabilities added to grid dimensions for your visualizations, which helps better identify chart location and associated dimensions on the design canvas. There is a new indicator on the bottom right side of an object which contains these added dimensions and coordinates when moving or resizing chart objects on your design canvas.

Visualizations

New and improved combo chart

An improved combo chart is now available, with enhanced functionality including support for vertical presentation, reference lines based on measures and dimensions, and line and bar styling.

Reference lines

Combo chart

Connectivity

  • New Databricks ODBC Connector
  • New Azure Synapse Connector

Connecting to data sources

Mobile

Support for Microsoft Edge mobile browser on iOS and Android.

Windows 10 phone

Platform and administration

Self-service task management

Users now have ability to create and edit tasks as part their hub experience for improved management and scheduling.

Managing apps

Enhanced ODAG performance

ODAG performance enhanced by increasing the maximum concurrent ODAG requests from 10 to 50, making it easier for large user groups to leverage ODAG collectively.

On-demand apps

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