What's new in Qlik Sense February 2021
Default Analysis Periods: Enables users to specify a default period for analysis when using Insight Advisor, for natural language questions that use terms such as "Month", "Quarter" or "Year".
Business logic tutorial
There is a new tutorial showing how to improve search-based analysis in Insight Advisor using business logic. By customizing the logical model and adding vocabulary, you can improve the experience for search-based analysis.
Normalization for K-means clustering
Enhanced functionality in the K-means clustering function that enables the normalization of data to be selected and controlled by the user.
Insight Advisor Chat
Users now can take advantage of the multi-lingual natural language capabilities running on Qlik Cloud, as a remote service.
Grid Chart: A new type of visualization that provides a highly effective means of visualizing measures across two dimensions.
Hidden sheets: App creators can now show or hide sheets based on conditions, Enables enabling them to target different user groups with the same app by tailoring the experience.
Master measures in expressions: Allows users to reference master measures within expressions, improving productivity and governance.
New ODBC connector for Amazon Athena.
Updated Teradata ODBC Connector, adding support for multi-domain Single Sign-On.
Merge command in script: A new “Merge" command in Qlik script that allows changed data to be loaded into a Qlik application without having to reload the entire data model.
Note: This is only the engine functionality and for commercial use it will need additional functionality to allow "partial reload" to be exposed for scheduled reloads vs. via API.
Documentation improvements and additions
Improvements for data security and Section Access
Documentation for managing data security with Section Access has been revamped with a new organizational structure to highlight the levels of security through the use of data reduction. A clear explanation of Section Access concepts and more authorization script examples have been added.