Alteryx Analytics

Classroom Training


With the recent move of our corporate office location, we are in the process of updating our Alteryx training facilities. All future classroom training dates are postponed until further notice. If you have any questions, please email us at training@alteryx.com.

If you are EMEA based, the training is running as usual. Please email training@alteryx.com to learn more about the available dates.


Instructor-led training classes geared to rapidly educate and acclimate new users to the Alteryx platform. Users get hands-on experience with solving practical business problems across the retail, telecommunications and marketing services verticals.


Dates Time Course Location Seats Registration Link
May 08 9AM - 5PM Alteryx Core Concepts London, UK 15 Register now
May 09 9AM - 5PM Alteryx Intermediate Concepts London, UK 15 Register now

Sign up for both sessions and save money for a combined cost of £1095

There will be a one hour break for lunch provided by the facility. Beverages are available throughout the day. Dress code is casual.

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Alteryx Fundamentals


Prerequisites: None
Target audience: Beginner
Cost: $1495
Duration: 2 days

Whether you are new to Alteryx or simply need a refresher on basic functionality, this session is for you! This 2-day course will give you the building blocks necessary to create powerful, agile business intelligence processes inside of Alteryx.

You'll learn how to:

  • Build your own data processes
  • Utilize all of the commonly used tools
  • Perform spatial processing
  • Generate customized reports
  • Automate modules for deployment throughout your organization

Tool sets/processes covered:

  • Favorites
  • Spatial analysis
  • Demographic retrieval
  • Reporting/presentation
  • Analytic Apps and Gallery

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Alteryx Core Concepts


Prerequisites: Complete the Getting Started steps 1-5; Create an Alteryx Analytics Gallery Account
Target audience: This class is for Beginner to Intermediate level Alteryx Designer Users and is appropriate for anyone working with data regardless of their analytical background.
Cost: $750/£595
Duration: 1 day

Through lecture and more than 20 hands-on labs this class provides the building blocks required to complete more complex analytical tasks with Alteryx Designer. You'll gain a thorough understanding of important concepts that enable you to prepare, parse, blend, transform, and analyze data from disparate sources and output results.

By the end of this class you will:

  • Understand Alteryx Designer terminology
  • Easily navigate the Alteryx Designer Interface
  • Become familiar with Designer User and Workflow Settings
  • Be able to share and save workflows
  • Understand how Designer processes data
  • Create an Analytic App and save it to your the Alteryx Gallery Private Studio
  • Connect to and update data sources:
    • Files and databases
    • Dynamically load Excel Spreadsheets
    • Bulk load text-based files such as CSV
    • Write back to the original data source
  • Order and sample records
  • Rename fields manually and dynamically
  • Detect and change field data types manually and automatically
  • Filter records and use conditional expression to update/add fields
  • Blend data from disparate sources:
    • Append records from different sources
    • Merge records from different sources on key fields
    • Add fields from one data set to all records in another
  • Pivot data
  • Group and Bin Records
  • Aggregate data
  • Build expressions to add and update fields, by:
    • Performing basic calculations
    • Replacing text within a field
    • Using string length and positions
  • Parse data from one field into multiple fields
  • Work with date/time fields
  • Output data to different file formats

 

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Alteryx Intermediate Concepts


Prerequisites: A solid foundation in working with the core concepts of designer or completion of the Alteryx Core Concepts Class
Target audience: : This class is for Intermediate level Alteryx Designer Users and is appropriate for anyone looking to take their Alteryx skills to the next level.
Cost: $750/£595
Duration: 1 day

Sometimes it is easy to get in a rut and continually build out the same processes over and over. Sometimes you worry about the time needed to take your skills to the next level may take a while to acquire. No fear, this class will get you started on topics like data connections, macros, analytical apps, and tips & tricks that will have you halving your development time in short order – all in a day.

By the end of this class you will:

  • Methods for connecting to data
  • Become a parsing guru
  • Become aware of the multitudes of ways to parse data
  • Create repeatable processes with Alteryx
  • Understand the difference between the 3 main macro types in Alteryx
  • Learn how to configure macros
  • Add interfaces to your workflows/macros
  • Create applications to enable business users
  • Optimize workflows
  • Learn best practices
  • Discover Tips & Tricks that you cannot believe you did not know!

 

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Alteryx Analytic Applications and Macro Development


Prerequisites: Basic understanding of module development/Alteryx fundamentals course
Target audience:Six months experience with Alteryx (See below)
Cost: $795
Duration: 1 day

This class moves at a fast pace and is designed for Intermediate to Advanced Users only. The Alteryx Training team recommends this class to users with six months product experience that have a solid foundation with tools in the following categories: In/Out, Preparation, Parsing, Reporting, Developer (dynamic tools), Join, and Transformation. You will also need to understand how to write Alteryx Formula Expressions and have some experience with regular expressions.

You'll learn how to:

  • Design Interface Components, from simple numeric and text entry to dynamic lists, trees, and check boxes
  • Create conditional actions and workflows segments
  • Log messages and errors to ensure the validity of the output and data
  • Batch process data
  • Iterate over data until a condition is met

Tool sets/processes covered:

Applications

  • Interface design (all interface tools)
  • Chaining Apps and passing lists for menus and data
  • Versioning and distribution using the Gallery
  • Running with 'answers' from the command line

Macros (Standard, Batch and Iterative)

  • Configuration and settings
  • Integration into Designer Menu
  • Workflow settings and options
  • Use Cases and Best Practices

Alteryx Predictive Analytics


Prerequisites: Alteryx Fundamentals and interest in statistical analysis/model development
Target audience: Intermediate
Cost: $795
Duration: 1 Days

Are you ready to take the next step in your business decisions by applying predictive analytics? Do you have data related to your business, but can't tell if it is relevant? Do you know if that data needs cleansing and if so, how to do it? If you are full of questions about how to utilize the Predictive Analytics capabilities inside of Alteryx, this class is for you. Learn how to utilize pre-packaged macros, built with R, for specific analytics such as data investigation and predictive modeling. This course is a hands-on deep dive of our virtual Predictive Essentials training course and will walk those unfamiliar with statistical and modeling concepts through the step-by-step process of incorporating these types of analyses into a simple drag and drop Alteryx workflow.

You'll learn how to:

  • Analyze your data to identify key relationships
  • Prep your model data
  • Develop models using linear, logistic, decision tree and forest analyses
  • Perform cluster analysis
  • Forecast time based data

Tool sets/processes covered:

  • Data Investigation
  • Data Preparation
  • Linear Regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Decision Trees
  • Forest Model
  • Principal Components
  • K-Centroids Clustering
  • Time Series

Suggested reading: The course focuses on how to perform analytics in Alteryx and does not go deeply into the underlying statistics, so a basic understanding of statistics is expected. A suggested book is Customer and Business Analytics: Applied Data Mining for Business Decision Making Using R co-authored by Dr. Dan Putler, our Chief Scientist. It is available for purchase in print or Kindle format through Amazon: Customer and Business Analytics at Amazon.com


 

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