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BME Qlikview Higher Education User Group Event – Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre 17 May 2013

25 institutions attended the 8th BME Qlikview HE user day. The event was hosted at the Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre Hotel and was attended by around 50 delegates. The day was a great success with a pre-user-day dinner for the 24 attendees staying overnight. The next user day is scheduled for 29 November 2013.  The feedback after the user day highlighted the following issues:

        • The opportunity to network in a relaxed social environment was seen as a key benefit. This allowed attendees to share ideas around how other universities have implemented, rolled out and used Qlikview.
        • Attendees were extremely keen to share development and knowledge around the use of common industry datasets, for example HESA and KIS data.  The idea was raised that a joint task group should be setup to collaborate on developing shared applications.
        • The advanced afternoon breakout sessions were again highly rated and these will continue going forward.
        • There was a demand for the Advanced QlikView Training Workshop.

Key sessions were as follows:

Qlikview benchmarking model – Unistats Key Information Set (KIS) BME Solutions
Student data – applications / enrolments / progression University of Salford
Development of Placement Tracking Application
Prototype Attendance Reporting Application
University of East London
Student Applications Tracking (breakout 1) University of Leeds
Qlikview licence pricing for Higher Education (breakout 1) BME Solutions
Advanced – Alternate states, List Boxes as headers, interactive reports (breakout 2) BME Solutions
Implementing Qlikview with Graph database NEO4J University of St Andrews

Our post event survey showed excellent feedback and this event will continue to be enthusiastically attended every six months. The user day survey feedback results can be viewed here (comments are hidden).

For details on how to register for the next user group please contact info@bmesol.com.

To download the 17 May 2013 agenda click here