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Learning Alteryx

By : Renato Baruti
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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

Data Table

The previous chapters you went through data processing through Alteryx by using a wealth of tools and most importantly business questions have been solved. Now, you have to create reports that provide clear representations of areas that are in need of improvement. The suite of reporting tools located in the Reporting tool palette will allow you to create quality reports. One tool we'll start with in this section will be the Table tool. This creates a table element to output in a report through the Render tool. The Render tool creates presentation quality reports in a variety of formats, such as .pdf, .html, .pptx, .xlsx, .docx, .png, and many more. The tools within the Reporting tool palette are utilized in a workflow to create the presentation output. One tool helps another to get the job done. So, why would you want to use the Table tool? The Table tool is a presentation of a data table, that oh-so-favorite crosstab that customers always ask for. There are many times where a...