Qlik Health Check: More than box ticking
Optimal Qlik health requires many moving parts to work seamlessly as one, with a Qlik Health Check our Qlik experts can apply their knowledge and skill to ensure that your Qlik estate can operate to meet your requirements.
Why Your Qlik Estate Might Need A Health Check?
In a world where compliance is recognised as part of a duty of care all IT systems should be maintained and regularly inspected by experts to ensure standards are being observed, a Health Check of your Qlik estate is a method for ensuring compliance to your policies.
Where Qlik is deployed as part of a mission critical business system this duty of care will extend to your Qlik estate resulting in a periodic full or partial Health Check requirement. Other drivers might be:
- Change in Key Personnel / Knowledge Gap
- Platform/Product Migration
- ISO 27001 inspection or other Audit
- Systems Issues triggering a Review
- A Change In Product Adoption
Health Check For Qlik – Areas of Assessment
Our Qlik specific Health Check service comprises of the following components :
- Strategic Assessment
- Data Literacy Assessment
- Infrastructure Assessment
- Data Model/Pipeline Analysis and Assessment
- Applications Review and Assessment
- Governance Security & Compliance Assessment
1 Strategic Assessment
Understanding your organization’s data strategy is crucial to ensuring that your Qlik solutions are aligned with your business goals.
Our Qlik specific Health Check service includes a comprehensive review of your data strategy, identifying gaps and opportunities for improvement. We’ll provide actionable recommendations to help you create a more effective and efficient data strategy, enabling your organization to extract maximum value from your Qlik investment.
2 Data Literacy Assessment
The world of business is rapidly changing and having a world class data pipeline and data analytics solution requires two additional components to make it behave in a successful manner. Leaders that can lead with data, and users that act upon data. We can provide an assessment of the training requirements required to close the skills gap that you may have.
Empowering your team with the skills and knowledge to effectively interpret and utilize data with Qlik is essential for driving informed decision-making. Our Health Check service evaluates your organization’s data literacy, identifying areas where training or support may be needed. By enhancing data literacy across your team, you can foster a culture of data-driven decision-making and unlock the true potential of your Qlik analytics platform.
3 Infrastructure Assessment
Given the speed of change in the IT industry we are seeing clients looking at multiple deployment models of Qlik based solutions and we can help and advise on the optimal way for today and the pathway most appropriate to match the constraints of every organisation that we work with.
Our team of experts will thoroughly evaluate your current infrastructure setup, including hardware, software, and network configurations, to identify bottlenecks, potential risks, and areas for improvement. By optimizing your infrastructure, we can help you achieve faster response times, increased stability, and scalability that grows with your business.
4 Data Model/Pipeline Analysis and Assessment
Having the right data in the right format at the right place at the right time to make a decision is imperative for all our clients that use Qlik. We can review your existing estate to establish whether it meets those requirements and advise where changes are needed.
Data is the backbone of any analytics platform, and the effectiveness of your Qlik solutions depends on the quality and efficiency of your data models. We’ll dive deep into your data model, examining data sources, table structures, and relationships to identify any inconsistencies, inefficiencies, or redundancies. This analysis will pave the way for improved data quality, more accurate reporting, and faster data processing.
5 Applications Review and Assessment
Leading on from data a Qlik Applications Review and Assessment looks at the design build and performance of each of your applications and related content. We can then provide advice on ways to improve the value of your applications from a decision making and ease of use perspective. Likewise we can test if your applications meet the accessibility standards for your organisation.
Our Health Check service doesn’t stop at infrastructure and data models. We also examine your Qlik applications, evaluating the design, performance, and usability of your dashboards, visualizations, and reports. By optimizing your applications, we can help you deliver a more intuitive, efficient, and engaging user experience to your team, driving better decision-making and business results.
6 Governance Security & Compliance Assessment
The final assessment component is that of security and governance. We need to ensure that your Qlik estate meets the requirements of your organisation from both a compliance, and governance perspective. We can work with your internal audit to satisfy their requirements as well as advise on risks that persist by not following best practice.
Protecting your data and ensuring compliance with industry regulations is of utmost importance. Our Qlik Health Check service includes a thorough security and compliance review, examining access controls, data protection measures, and adherence to relevant regulations. We’ll identify any vulnerabilities or potential compliance issues, providing you with peace of mind and safeguarding your organization’s reputation.
When to call upon our Health Check services that we offer for Qlik
Qlik Health Check services can be called upon and provided at any time during the life cycle of your Qlik deployment. This may be at the initial point of sale, as a Strategy Workshop, or prior to initial go-live as a form of readiness assessment. Typically however a health check takes place as use of Qlik estate grows, when key personnel leave, or when performance is an issue, or you are looking to change your architecture. A Health Check can be called upon as part of a Qlik Managed Services engagement or stand-alone. Clients may request a full or partial (application only or technical) health check.
Don’t let an underperforming Qlik environment hold your business back. Schedule a Health Check for your Qlik estate with our team of experts today, and unlock the full potential of your analytics platform.
Contact us today for your Qlik Health Check.
Register Now For A Health Check For Your Qlik Estate
Don’t let an underperforming Qlik environment hold your business back. Schedule your Qlik estate Health Check with our team of experts today, and unlock the full potential of your data/analytics platform. Contact us now to discuss your unique needs and requirements.