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QlikTech and Attivio Partner to Deliver QlikView Direct Discovery for Big Data Analytics

QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK) a leader in user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), and Attivio today announced a partnership to give customers the ability to combine QlikView in-memory data with Attivio’s Active Intelligence Engine (AIE®) via QlikView Direct Discovery. QlikTech and Attivio have collaborated to test and validate Direct Discovery with Attivio’s AIE to leverage AIE’s capabilities of unifying the variety of Big Data information to give business users a full understanding of not just what has happened, but also why.

By combining the power of QlikView and AIE, customers can integrate, correlate and analyze structured, unstructured and semi-structured information faster and easier than ever before. The AIE solution ( is now available on QlikMarket, QlikTech’s recently launched Web marketplace.

“QlikView is committed to simplifying the way business users access and utilize information,” said QlikTech Chief Technology Officer Anthony Deighton. “The speed with which Big Data is evolving requires constant, cutting-edge innovation. Attivio is able to join multiple content and data sources so companies can develop new analysis methods that span information silos, and gain insight that is often missed by other systems.”

Through the combined capabilities of QlikView Direct Discovery and Attivio AIE’s unified information access, users no longer need to download large data sources into memory. QlikView can directly access unstructured and structured information from the Attivio AIE engine and display results in a QlikView visualization or dashboard. Specific business benefits of the Attivio and QlikView integration include:

  • Financial Services – reduce operational costs and streamline processes; gain visibility into transactions and optimize processing life cycles, increase effectiveness of risk and compliance initiatives, better analyze customer behaviors and maximize investment returns and portfolio performance.
  • Government/Military – integrate, access and share information sourced from multiple disparate systems, databases and repositories that typically do not communicate readily with one another; improve information flow; shorten critical timelines and provide an affordable migration path to meet future requirements.
  • Life Sciences – make faster, better business and clinical decisions; shorten discovery-to-commercialization product cycles; improve physician feedback to manufacturers and reduce the time and cost of regulatory compliance.
  • Manufacturing, Retail and e-Business – analyze retail sales from an unlimited number of sources of transactional data and unstructured information; collaborate with suppliers and partners more transparently; empower front-line staff to anticipate and resolve customer needs quickly.

“Data on its own provides an incomplete picture of what's going on in a business because it excludes the insights that are locked away in the 85% or more of enterprise information that's actually created by humans – emails, collaboration tools, documents, call center logs, open ended surveys and PDFs,” said Sid Probstein, CTO at Attivio. “The QlikView Attivio integration takes Big Data exploration, analysis and usage to a new level and makes answering ‘what’ and ‘why’ business questions a lot easier.”

To learn more about the QlikTech and Attivio partnership and to see a video demo, visit:

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 26,000 customers in over 100 countries.

About Attivio

Attivio’s Active Intelligence Engine® (AIE®) redefines the business impact of our customers’ information assets, so they can quickly seize opportunities, solve critical challenges and fulfill their strategic vision. Attivio integrates and correlates disparate silos of structured data and unstructured content in ways never before possible. Offering both intuitive search capabilities and the power of SQL, AIE seamlessly integrates with existing BI and big data tools to reveal insight that matters, through the access method that best suits each user’s technical skills and priorities. Please visit us at

QlikTech and QlikView are trademarks or registered trademarks of QlikTech or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and other countries. Other company names, product names and company logos mentioned herein are the trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Attivio and Active Intelligence Engine are trademarks of Attivio, Inc. All other names are trademarks of their respective companies.

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