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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
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Customer Feedback
Preface

About the Author

Renato Baruti is an Alteryx Certified Professional and the Tampa Bay Alteryx User Group leader, strengthening the self-service analytics community by bringing professionals closer together to share the endless data-driven insights that Alteryx has to offer.

Professionally, he is a senior systems analyst with over 6 years of experience in healthcare analytics and over 12 years of healthcare experience.

After graduating with an economics degree from the University of South Florida, Renato continued with that interest as a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. His experience has ranged across data structure and design using SQL, building intuitive Alteryx workflows to answer complex business problems, and finishing with expressive data visualizations by developing Interactive Tableau dashboards to revolutionize not just how individuals work, but how the entire organization works.

Renato believes in learning by understanding and loves teaching everything he learns! He has a passion for using Alteryx that grows exponentially day after day, identifying relationships in data and solving problems in minutes.

I would like to thank the entire team at Packt for believing in my work and for their patience and guidance. I am grateful for my friends who have always supported and pushed me to the challenge on and off the soccer field. To my co-workers, thank you for defining what teamwork is every day. I am thankful to my love, Valentina, who supported and encouraged me to write this book along the journey. I am also so thankful to my students whose challenges and feedback have given me new ideas to write this book. Finally, I would like to acknowledge with gratitude, the love and support of my family—my parents, Petrit and Majlinda, and my sister, Stephanie. This book would not have been possible without them because they have always been there for me from the very beginning.