QlikTech Challenges Data Enthusiasts, Developers, and Designers to Use Public Data to Change the World

  QlikTech Challenges Data Enthusiasts, Developers, and Designers to Use
  Public Data to Change the World

   “Take Action Open Data Challenge” encourages global participants to use
QlikView to create insights that inspire positive change and could win them up
                                  to $10,000

Business Wire

RADNOR, Pa. -- August 22, 2013

QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK) a leader in Business Discovery – user-driven Business
Intelligence (BI), today announced the Take Action Open Data Challenge, which
invites participants to use QlikView to uncover unexpected insights from
public data that could have an impact to positively change the world.

About the Challenge: Open, public data sources on populations, poverty,
healthcare issues, education, transportation, and the environment hold a
wealth of information. If leveraged effectively, this data could unlock
powerful insights that could benefit the greater population. The Take Action
Open Data Challenge invites QlikView customers, partners, developers, and
newbies to create an app on QlikView that uncovers trends, reveals patterns,
or shows how programs could be delivered more effectively. Business analytics
students and those taking part in the QlikView Academic program are also
invited to submit an app.

Prizes: Winners will have their apps featured onhttp://demo.qlikview.com and
will receive one of three cash prizes.

  *1st Place: $10,000
  *2nd Place: $5,000
  *3rd Place: $2,500

Important Dates:

  *October 31, 2013: App submission deadline
  *November 15, 2013: Announce five semi-finalists
  *November 15-29, 2013: Commence voting by QlikCommunity members
  *December 2, 2013: Announce top three winners

How to enter: Create an app using publicly-available data from sites like the
international data catalog: http://www.datacatalogs.org/, which contains data
sets curated by leading open data experts from around the world. Participants
candownload QlikView Personal Edition for free.

For more information on the Take Action Open Data Challenge, including rules
and regulations, please visit: http://www.qlikview.com/opendatachallenge and
check out the contest Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/qlikview/app_401781043256323. Read important contest
updates and contribute to the discussion by following @QlikView and #OpenData
on Twitter.

About QlikTech

QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK) is a leader in Business Discovery—user-driven Business
Intelligence (BI). Its QlikView Business Discovery solution bridges the gap
between traditional BI solutions and inadequate spreadsheet applications. The
in-memory associative search technology QlikTech pioneered created the
self-service BI category, allowing users to explore information freely rather
than being confined to a predefined path of questions. Appropriate from SMB to
the largest global enterprise, QlikView’s self-service analysis can be
deployed with data governance in days or weeks. The QlikView Business
Discovery platform’s app-driven model works with existing BI solutions,
offering an immersive mobile and social, collaborative experience.
Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, QlikTech has offices around the world
serving approximately 29,000 customers in over 100 countries.

Qlik™, QlikView™, QlikTech™, and the QlikTech logo are trademarks of QlikTech
International AB which have been registered in multiple countries. Other marks
and logos mentioned are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact:

For QlikTech
Amanda Keane, 617-520-7260
akeane@webershandwick.com
 
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