Alteryx Server Best Practices

Your Alteryx server is the heart of your organisation’s analytic operation. It enables an explosion of value, transforming proof of concept works into production applications. The challenge is that explosion of value can come at the expense of an eruption of analytic chaos. Burying the …

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Mastering Rounding in Alteryx

Any time a calculation is done in Alteryx, it will keep all the detail provided. The downside is that this makes the number difficult to read and interpret quickly. Rounding allows us to simplify a number while keeping it close enough to the original value …

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Unlocking the Potential of Your Data with Alteryx and DataOps

Learn how Alteryx and DataOps can improve data management & analysis in this informative blog post. Discover the benefits of automation, collaboration & more

Tidy Data in Alteryx

Once you start getting into data science one of the biggest challenges you face, and where much of your time is spent, is getting data into a tidy and usable state. I came across an blog post (by Jean-Nicolas Hould) recently which applied the process …

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Alteryx 101–The Alchemy

So far in this series we have looked at the tools to get data into Alteryx and to make some changes. In this post we are going to look at the tools to bring many different data sources together. The posts in this series so …

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Predictive Analytics – Book Review

I read Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die by Eric Siegel thinking it was an introduction to the mechanics of creating and choosing the best predictive models, it is not. This book is an introduction to why to …

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Do Stuff, The Preparation – Alteryx 101

A while ago I looked at the tools to get data into Alteryx. While getting data into a workflow is the first step of an analysis the preparation tools is where the real work starts. The Tools of the Trade Auto Field The auto field …

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2016 Half Way In

So we are half way through the year and I wanted to do a quick review of what I have done and how well I have kept to the posting Goal. What did I want to do? So my blog goals are build around getting …

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New Year Resolutions and Goals

So the New Year has started and it’s time for the obligatory goals post. There is a couple of reasons I want to put this post out. So get my ideas and plans on paper so I know what I’m thinking about. Try to force …

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Rugby World Cup 2015

The Rugby world cup starts on Friday so I thought I would have a look at teams competing, their history and form since the 2011 world cup in New Zealand.