Getting IT on Board with Alteryx
Answer tech gurus' toughest questions, so you can empower your analysts with the Alteryx Platform.
You already know that to get the rapid insights you need, you need to empower your analysts with the Alteryx Platform. You’ve seen how analysts can use the platform to produce faster, more relevant answers to your business questions. Now you need to take it to the next level by getting the Alteryx Platform for everyone on your team or the whole enterprise.
To do that, you’ll probably need IT approval. And to convince IT, you need to be prepared to answer their questions and even overcome some objections. Here’s how to respond to some of the most common questions that IT groups ask, plus some tips for how to engage with these folks so you can get your analysts what they need.
A Proactive Approach Pays Off
Since you’ll have to work with IT, engage them early, to build your mutual relationship and speed the approval process. If you make the effort to understand their concerns and offer them information, they may be pleasantly surprised, since it’s a relatively rare occurrence.
Accentuate the Positive
Remember the big picture: An automated analytics platform gives IT the power to be a true partner, a business collaborator, rather than just a bottleneck. And of course, from their own perspective, they’re not a bottleneck at all — they simply have competitors for their attention. Take a look at three points that will put you and IT on the same page.