New Wave Platform Updates
What’s next for Qlik’s product portfolio?

Join our update sessions and hear Qlik®’s Josh Good, James Fisher and many more explain why Qlik’s products will be central to your BI and self-service analytics for years to come.


Date/Time Title / Abstract Presenter


17-July
11.00 CET / 14:00 Abu Dhabi Time 

Qlik’s 2020 Vision and Roadmap

This presentation showcase's Qlik’s 2020 vision, presenting the Qlik product roadmap and explaining how Qlik is both addressing customers’ key challenges and driving future trends in the market. We'll demonstrate how hybrid cloud analytics gives you greater option value, how associative big data indexing helps you derive insight from greater combinations of data, and how we'll advance our product portfolio, leveraging the latest technology to drive greater insight from smart intuitive analytics.

James Fisher
VP Global Product Marketing

In his role as VP of Global Product Marketing at Qlik, James is responsible for leading the team that helps drive the product and innovation strategy, messaging, thought leadership and go-to-market strategies. James has over 18 years' experience in global software and consulting businesses focusing on analytics, performance management, finance and mobile solutions. Prior to joining Qlik, he ran Product Marketing for analytics, mobile and finance solutions at SAP and previously held various marketing and consulting roles at BusinessObjects, Cartesis, PwC and KPMG. James currently resides in the UK.


18-July
11.00 CET / 14:00 Abu Dhabi Time 

An Overview of Qlik’s Data Strategy

Learn about Qlik’s innovative Qlik Sense data strategy, from connectivity to big data. We preview the connectivity services and look at visual data preparation with data profiling and added insights into data at "prep time". We also investigate efforts to increase and simplify reuse of data through Qlik DataMarket and the upcoming Global Library, plus ways to handle complex big data sets through ODAG and other technologies, including Big Data indexing and IoT capabilities.

Hjalmar Gislason
VP of Data

Hjalmar Gislason is VP of Data in Product Management at Qlik. Hjalmar joined Qlik in 2014 through the acquisition of DataMarket, of which Hjalmar was founder and CEO. Hjalmar is a proud "data nerd" and has spent his entire carrier bringing new product ideas to life.


19-July
11.00 CET / 14:00 Abu Dhabi Time 

Driving innovation in Advanced Analytics and Visualizations

See how to use Qlik Sense to drive self-service analytics innovation through intelligent visualizations, meaning better decision-making anytime, anywhere. Get an overview of the exciting enhancements to Qlik Sense visualizations, geo-spacial capabilities, mobile strategy and advanced analytics extensions.

Chris Ilacqua
Director, Product Management - Qlik Sense

Christopher Ilacqua is the Director, Product Management – Qlik Sense. Chris leads Qlik Sense product strategy from a market opportunity perspective, drives prioritizations of product capabilities and works closely with marketing, sales and customers as the product evangelist and spokesperson. Chris has 25+ years’ experience in the field of Business Analytics, and most recently co-authored the book Learning Qlik Sense published by PACKT Publishing. Chris has a Doctorate in Business Administration, a Masters in Business Administration in Accounting, and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Additionally, Chris serves as an adjunct professor at New England College of Business, where he teaches graduate students in strategic leadership, marketing, operations management and MIS.


20-July
11.00 CET / 14:00 Abu Dhabi Time 

Evolving to Cloud: Qlik's Cloud Portfolio

Qlik is investing heavily to grow its portfolio of cloud solutions for customers of all sizes. Almost every company's data gravity is shifting from on-premises to the cloud, requiring a flexible approach to analytics. In this session you'll learn all about Qlik’s present and future approaches to cloud analytics , including full SaaS, hybrid and managed cloud services.

Josh Good
Director of Product Marketing

In his role as Director of Product Marketing at Qlik, Josh is responsible for product marketing, messaging and go-to-market strategies for Qlik's Cloud and Freemium offerings. Josh has spent over 8 years in the BI and analytics space, as a customer, seller and marketer. In his 5 years at Qlik, Josh has held positions in presales and most recently Product Marketing. As a presales consultant he was a key member of innovating Qlik's go-to-market through inside sales. Prior to Qlik, Josh led business intelligence and analytics projects at a premium outdoor clothing company. He also has experience in government acquisitions and biomechanical research. Josh holds a Bachelor's of Applied Science and a Master's of Science from Queen's University. He currently resides in Vancouver, Canada.