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TMCNet:  Global Games App from QlikTech Lets Fans Around the Globe Dive Into the Stats and Facts Behind the Most Exciting Sports Event of the Year

[July 23, 2012]

Global Games App from QlikTech Lets Fans Around the Globe Dive Into the Stats and Facts Behind the Most Exciting Sports Event of the Year

RADNOR, Pa. --(Business Wire)--

In celebration of the upcoming Global Games being held in London, QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in Business Discovery - user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today rolled out its new QlikView Global Games App. The free app, available online or through any mobile device, enables fans to visualize, analyze, compare, and contrast decades of summer games history and results, exploring different athletes, events, countries, and more. Once the games kick off, the app will be updated with real-time data for the duration of the event.

Developed using the QlikView Business Discovery platform, usually applied by companies to make informed business decisions, the app is a great way to catch up on the games or make predictions on who will take home gold in 2012. With thousands of statistics, results, and data combinatins dating back to the beginning of the modern games, the Global Games App is the easiest way to discover fascinating facts and trends. Users can ask a seemingly limitless number of questions and impress friends and co-workers with answers to quirky trivia such as:

  • The correlation between an athlete's height and the amount and type of medals won
  • Who the oldest or the youngest athletes are in a specific summer games
  • How well the host country performs in each event type
  • What country characteristics are associated with greater success in the summer games

"With the games in London right around the corner, QlikView's Global Games App gives fans a fun and unique way to discover the history - and predict the future - of the games," said Jeff Boehm, vice president of global product marketing at QlikTech. "Business Discovery is all about empowering people to ask unique and exciting questions to learn more about the data that is important to them. The Global Games App gives fans the ability to do just that, helping them get into the spirit of the competition and uncover interesting facts along the way."

For more information or to test drive QlikTech's Global Games App visit: To receive fun summer game facts from the QlikView Global Games App throughout the games, follow @QlikView and #GlobalGamesApp on Twitter (News - Alert). Data for the app is provided by Infostrada Sports.

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.

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.

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