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Michael_Tarallo
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Good Tuesday Qlik Community! Today I have a fun and entertaining way to showcase the power of the Qlik Sense platform, its APIs and the art of the possible. But first, let me give you some background. In March, Qlik participated in the Gartner BI Bake Off (direct highlights here) - and for the 'innovation' portion of the presentation, my colleague Josh Good demonstrated a neat concept, showing what is possible with the Qlik platform and it's robust set of APIs - a Qlik Sense Bot - developed by my colleague Juan Gerado Cabeza. Since then we are getting numerous requests to see and learn more about what was shown on that day, so I have create this brief video to share some of its insights.

4-18-2017 7-38-28 AM.pngWhat is a Bot you may ask?

You already know some popular bots – Siri, Cortana, Alexa and of course Google. These guys are programs designed to perform tasks, such as setting an alarm, telling you the weather, searching online or even ordering a pizza. So why not have a bot tell you who your top sales people are, alert you when profit margin reaches 20%  – or - even have it send you charts and reports directly to your device?  The possibilities are endless. Juan as done just that, creating an analytical assistant - that in actuality turns Qlik data visualization into conversational analytics.

Now understand the Qlik Sense Bot - IS NOT a product provided by Qlik, but rather a neat concept that demonstrates the art of the possible when using the Qlik platform and its APIs. Now - neatness, coolness and Qlik platform superiority aside, what I like the most about this innovation is that it provides many real world applications. Bots can be used by anyone, anywhere, on any device and at anytime – scheduling automated tasks and providing access to information when and where you need it – reducing complexities, and increasing availability of insight by simply having a conversation. So in my opinion I do see this as a viable product offering, but you never know. Watch this brief video to learn more about this awesome concept. If you want even more information about this superior innovation, please contact us at qlik.com, or you can reach out to us on Twitter or on the Qlik Community.

Have a great day!

Regards,

Michael Tarallo (@mtarallo) | Twitter

Pushing the Boundaries of Analytics  - Qlik Sense Bot

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bill_markham
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Well groovy - love it.

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guruprem
Partner
Partner

Fantastic! Possibilities are endless with Qlik.

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Do you want to see it live? On other messaging platforms? Reach me at the Qlik booth in Qonnections, i will be happy to talk to you about this innitiative.

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ingoginqo
Partner
Partner

Awesome demo of a wonderful creative use case for API integrations!


Would be great to have access to some sample code to help us build something similar.

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Hi Ingo, working on it. Stay tunned after Qonnections.

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bill_markham
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Champion III

Here is a link to the Qlik Branch project Sense Search Components posted by websy1985

It is a similar concept and has all the source code available on GitHub sense-search-components/src/js at master · websy85/sense-search-components · GitHub

I saw it demo'd at a recent London Qlik Dev Group – Eat. Sleep. Qlik. Repeat. event and was well impressed.

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Is it available on Google Play Store ?
mto
Please can you provide us with more details.

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Michael_Tarallo
Employee
Employee

Hi Salah - this is more like a POC built with the APIs - Telegram is Telegram - Android Apps on Google Play - but the Qlik Sense Bot is not an app per se. It is an application runing on a server that integrates with these different platforms I mentioned in the video.

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Not applicable

thanks Mike, are you making a video explaining how to make this? or do you have some tutorials?

Regards.

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Michael_Tarallo
Employee
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Hi Cristian  - that remains to be seen at the moment. Juan is working on a consumable version that could be published - they may enlist me to create the video.

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