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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

Reporting layout

Now that you're familiar with creating charts, we'll move onto laying out the structure using the Report Header and Report Footer tools. Next, we'll add the Layout tool to the snippets vertically. Let's get familiar with these tools and construct a professional report to enhance your visualization. We will continue where we left off from the previous section, where we created a Bar Chart to identify the Top 5 Chronic Diseases in Florida.

Reporting Layout Example 1: Add a report header and name it Florida: Top 5 Chronic Diseases and include a date in the report header. Next, add a report footer and add the information This report was developed using Alteryx. Lay out the report with the report header at the top, the Bar Chart in the middle, and the report footer at the bottom, all aligned vertically with section breaks. The steps of this process are as follows:

Step 1: Select the Report Header tool from the Reporting tool palette and drag it onto the canvas. Connect the Report...