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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


In this chapter, you learned about the foundation of report development and how it can be combined using multiple tools located in the Reporting tool palette. The Table tool provided a great way to create a data table in a visual format and the Charting tool provided the trend and bar visualizations to identify focus areas of chronic diseases in Florida. The Report Header and Report Footer provided the report title and report information, respectively. These snippets, along with the bar chart, were arranged using the Layout tool to display a vertical layout with section breaks. Sharing the report is located within the Render tool and you learned that the Temporary HTML File is one option for exporting out the report, but there are many options to choose from. This chapter focused on bringing the pieces of data together to create a meaningful report for stakeholders. If you are ever asked to send a report out using the analysis discovered in Alteryx, then the Reporting tool palette...