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Learning Alteryx

By : Renato Baruti
Book Image

Learning Alteryx

By: Renato Baruti

Overview of this book

Alteryx, as a leading data blending and advanced data analytics platform, has taken self-service data analytics to the next level. Companies worldwide often find themselves struggling to prepare and blend massive datasets that are time-consuming for analysts. Alteryx solves these problems with a repeatable workflow designed to quickly clean, prepare, blend, and join your data in a seamless manner. This book will set you on a self-service data analytics journey that will help you create efficient workflows using Alteryx, without any coding involved. It will empower you and your organization to take well-informed decisions with the help of deeper business insights from the data.Starting with the fundamentals of using Alteryx such as data preparation and blending, you will delve into the more advanced concepts such as performing predictive analytics. You will also learn how to use Alteryx’s features to share the insights gained with the relevant decision makers. To ensure consistency, we will be using data from the Healthcare domain throughout this book. The knowledge you gain from this book will guide you to solve real-life problems related to Business Intelligence confidently. Whether you are a novice with Alteryx or an experienced data analyst keen to explore Alteryx’s self-service analytics features, this book will be the perfect companion for you.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Chapter 7. Creating Data-Driven Custom Reports

Creating and sending reports across your organization have a vital impact on decision making. An executive can make a business decision at a glance. Developing such reports have to meet the needs of the customer to have a positive impact for continuing to move your organization forward. Alteryx has a suite of reporting tools for creating high quality, data-driven reports to deliver clear and timely reports to customers. The tools are designed with the Alteryx design paradigm in mind, creating snippets in each of the tools. You will create a report from start to finish with the design output that will best help organizations make informed business decisions. Whether it’s developing a data table or visual representation, the reporting tools suite will help guide the way to presentation-quality reports. Let's go through developing a data table and charts, which will provide a visual of the data to be analyzed and then combine the snippets to lay...