Create Metric from Qlik Sense

This article details how to create Metric using a Qlik Sense plugin as a Data Source.


Established connectivity to the Qlik Sense server

1. Create New Metric

Access New > Metric > Create New

  1. Select Measured (measurement Interval) that applies to the Element
  2. Enter a descriptive phrase in Name
  3. Assign a Category
  4. [Next: define details]

2. Full Editor displays the Data Collection tab

  1. Select Qlik Sense connection profile serving as Data Source 
  2. Set the Data Collection Trigger which is going to initiate updating information in Metric
  3. Choose Qlik Sense Report that should serve as a basis for Metric
  4. Input Plugin Command listing all the data you would like include into the Metric
    • Build your query in MIQL syntax OR
    • Use Visual Editor. This will automatically validate the command
    • Note that Metrics represent time series data, so one of the columns must contain dates.
  5. [Validate]
  6. [Enable & Publish] to view Metric in Viewer