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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


Alteryx Server has powerful abilities to schedule and deploy workflows and share them with your team. You learned in this chapter how the scheduler is used to process workflows and helpful for running nightly jobs, since the server is always on. The Gallery can be accessed to run workflows through a web-based platform, whether it's privately for your company or publicly to share with other users. Your company can push out workflows to users on the team and they can run the workflows via the Gallery. You can save time with Alteryx Server by letting the server run the jobs, so you can focus on analytical insights to solve complex business problems. Think about the time saved for every workflow ran through Alteryx Designer compared to Alteryx Server, and how you can best utilize that time saved. This gives you and your organization the power to succeed in eliminating time consuming processes and increasing speed time for insights to minutes, not hours.

In the upcoming chapter, you will...