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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

Sharing the report

The final step in the reporting process is to share the report with the stakeholders who will make the important business decisions. With the focus on improving the top 5 chronic diseases in Florida, the stakeholders now want to a visual representation of the top 5 chronic diseases to improve on. This can be quickly accomplished using the Render tool in the Reporting tool palette. Let's export the Florida: Top 5: Chronic Diseases report to a temporary PDF by continuing from the Layout tool in the previous section.

Render Example #1: Export the Florida: Top 5: Chronic Diseases report to a temporary HTML file. The steps are as follows:

Step 1: Select the Render tool from the Reporting tool palette and drag it onto the canvas. Connect the Render tool to the Layout tool.

Step 2: Select Temporary HTML File as the Output Mode within the Render tool configuration. Leave all other defaults as is, as shown in the following image:

Step 3: Add a Browse tool to the Table tool.

Step 4:...