CartoDB loves Qlik: Get to the heart of your data-driven decisions with CartoDB for Qlik


Unlock new geospatial insights with CartoDB for Qlik. Visualize data in animated maps, explore patterns over time, and make informed decisions easily.

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CartoDB loves Qlik: Get to the heart of your data-driven decisions with CartoDB for Qlik

Qlik Sense users no longer have to rely on just the classic way of visualizing important decisions. Now in addition to graphs  pie charts  and other visual analytics  Qlik Sense users can use CartoDB's slick Torque animated maps as well as additional visualization renderings. [CartoDB for Qlik] enables the creation of data-driven maps to visualize location data within the Qlik Sense Dashboard  which is personalized to maximize analytics to get the most impact and insights from your data.


CartoDB for Qlik

The CartoDB for Qlik app lets you animate your temporal location data directly on an interactive map and understand how your data has grown  moved  or changed over time and space. Using CartoDB’s Torque technology bring data to life by incorporating spatio-temporal analysis and the power of animated maps. Torque maps are perfect for extracting insights from the location data you have in Qlik allowing you to get to the bottom of your most important decisions.

The Torque library lets you render big  timeseries  heatmaps  or categorical data. This is useful for many modern applications that need more than just a static map. Torque has been used to visualize human movement  Twitter activity  biodiversity data  and many more large-scale datasets.

"At Qlik  we are very excited to welcome CartoDB to our Tech Partner ecosystem. With their new extension  'CartoDB for Qlik’  Qlik customers will be able to take their geospatial analytics to the next level and leverage CartoDB’s industry expertise. CartoDB empowers Qlik customers to address a number of different use cases including the development of geospatial heat maps  plotting multiple series on a map  and the solutions to see data movement over time. Now  Qlik users will be able to incorporate in their applications CartoDB geospatial visualizations easily by using CartoDB’s extension." Michael Foster  Vice President  Strategic Partners.

CartoDB can handle millions of records (translation: an ENORMOUS amount of data) and that data can be filtered directly on the visualization and on related charts and graphs. CartoDB’s data-driven maps leverage the impact of your insights while giving your data more oomph. Our unique styling capabilities allow for multiple  visualization features like:

CartoDB for Qlik is just the first step to running a much deeper geospatial analysis with optimized visualizations. Become a CartoDB member in the process  add your data to CartoDB  and experiment with our full geospatial analysis and visualization capabilities. Once your data lives in CartoDB  you can embed any CartoDB map back into Qlik with our seamless Qlik extension.  

Downloading CartoDB for Qlik is quick and easy — Simply go to the [Qlik branch]website  register with your Qlik credentials  search for ['CartoDB for Qlik']  and hit ‘download’. Alternatively you can find CartoDB for Qlik within [QlikMarket]. CartoDB for Qlik is available as a free download.

Join a community of developers  cartographers  journalists  and data scientists. Get to the insights that really matter in your data and start making data-driven decisions through CartoDB for Qlik!