Training

Training Courses will be coming soon. Please check back for updates to specific courses. Once courses are live you will have the ability to add training courses at an additional cost to your registration.

We are refining our curriculum to be tailored for 2019 data experts. Once courses are live you will have the ability to add training courses at an additional cost to your registration.

Alteryx is offering 2 days of intensive and highly sought-after platform training and certification exams. The instructors for these courses represent the best-of-the-best that Alteryx has to offer, and ensure specific, actionable training that creates game-changing solutions for our customers!

 

Course Offerings

This year’s training offerings will include expanded topics and a greater number of session rooms. Mix and match to build your perfect training experience. This will be first come, first serve, so act quick once courses are announced.

  • Full Day Platform Training Courses (6+ hours)
  • Elective Platform Training Courses (2 hours)

 

Need Certification?

Prove what you learned at Inspire with an Alteryx Certification Exam. We will continue to offer certification exams at the start and finish of the conference, allowing attendees to retake exams if necessary.

  • Certification for the Core and Advanced exam is FREE
  • Last minute paid preparation courses are available
  • We will also be offering the Expert Certification Exam - only available at Inspire or Inspire Europe!

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Offerings Pre Event
Product Training - Elective Courses (2 Hours) $125
Product Training - Full Day Courses (Full Day) $375
Certification Exam (Expert) $150
Certification Exam (Core and Advanced) FREE

 

Training Agenda

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Monday , Jun 10 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm (2 Hrs)

PT

See the Future - Time Series Analysis

Mon, Jun 10: 10:00am - 12:00pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

Have a rich history of data based in time? Use your data to help create future projections and impress your organization using your crystal ball, Alteryx.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you're interested into getting into forecasting and willing to deal with moderatly difficult to grasp concepts we recommend this session. If you are a seasoned forecaster, you may find this session a little too easy. The predictive install (FREE) will be required for this class.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Trends
  • Seasonality
  • Cyclical Patterns
  • Investigation
  • ARIMA Models
  • Forecasting


Tools Used in Training:

  • TS Plot
  • TS Filler
  • ARIMA
  • TS Compare
  • TS Forecast

Track

Platform Training

Level

6/10

10:00am - 3:00pm (Half Day)

PT

Introduction to Reporting in Alteryx

Mon, Jun 10: 10:00am - 3:00pm (Half Day) | Room TBD

Looking to do in-line visualytics, output a batch report, or maybe an Analytic Insight? In this half-day session, learn to do it all! We’ll walk you through static reporting, but systematic and batched, then wrap with a view into some interactive dashboards.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you have an understanding of blending, although in this session very few tools outside of 'reporting' tools are used.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Understanding reporting snippets
  • Combining snippets
  • Outputting a report to PDF
  • Outputting 100s of PDFs with one reporting workflow
  • Interactive Dashboards


Tools Used in Training:

  • Interactive Chart
  • Insights
  • Text
  • Map
  • Basic Table
  • Layout
  • Join
  • Union
  • Render

Track

Platform Training

Level

5/10

10:00am - 5:30pm (Full Day)

PT

Designer 101: Core Concepts

Mon, Jun 10: 10:00am - 5:30pm (Full Day) | Room TBD

Are you new to the Alteryx Designer or have limited experience with the Designer? Kick-start Inspire with this class about developing basic workflows in the Designer with the full gamut of Favorites tools in no time!

You Should Take This Class If:
If you have little to no knowledge of the Alteryx Designer

Concepts We Cover:

  • Tour of the Designer layout
  • Inputting and outputting data
  • Understanding and Changing Data Types
  • Data Preparation
  • Blending Basics
  • Calculations
  • Parsing strings via Formulas
  • Ranking Data


Tools Used in Training:

  • Input
  • Output
  • Dynamic Input
  • Select
  • Auto Field
  • Filter
  • Union
  • Join
  • Append
  • Summarize
  • Formula
  • Sort
  • Sample
  • Multi-Row Formula
  • Multi-Field Formula

Track

Platform Training

Level

3/10
PT

Introductory Advanced Analytics

Mon, Jun 10: 10:00am - 5:30pm (Full Day) | Room TBD

Looking for your first foray into advanced analytics? In this class we will overview the lifecycle of predictive analysis, steps to sanitizing your data, creating your first predictive workflow, and overview other tool categories like predictive grouping and time series

You Should Take This Class If:
This session is geared towards the highly analytical mind that has not built advanced and predictive workflows. While this session is not geared towards a total understanding of each model, we will give a high-level overview and show you how it can be built in Designer. If you are a data scientist already building python or R scripts to accomplish your modeling, this session will likely be too easy for you.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Understanding the advanced analytic lifecycle
  • Data Understanding
  • Data Preparation
  • Modeling
  • Evaluation
  • Deployment


Tools Used in Training:

  • Field Summary
  • Plot of Means
  • Scatter Plot
  • Frequency Table
  • Pearson Correlation
  • Association Analysis
  • Linear Regression
  • Score
  • Stepwise
  • Decision Tree
  • Forest Model
  • Stepwise
  • Lift
  • ETS
  • ARIMA
  • TS Plot
  • TS Compare
  • TS Forecast

Track

Platform Training

Level

7/10

1:00pm - 3:00pm (2 Hrs)

PT

Prescriptive Optimization

Mon, Jun 10: 1:00pm - 3:00pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

Looking to maximize profit? Minimize the cost of staffing on Monday? In this very basic introduction to the optimization tool, learn about how a single tool, in conjunction with data preparation, can find the best possible outcome for your business problems.

You Should Take This Class If:
The ability to understand basic preparation and high school level linear algebra is preffered for this course.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Understanding objectives, limits and constraints
  • Preparing data for optimization
  • Inputting a file for Optimization
  • Manually setting an optimization tool


Tools Used in Training:

  • Optimization

Track

Platform Training

Level

6/10

3:30pm - 5:30pm (2 Hrs)

PT

CREW Macros - Tools You Didn't Know Existed

Mon, Jun 10: 3:30pm - 5:30pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

There is a designated set of tools that many Alteryx employees use that is not officially supported by the product: the CREW macros. Presented by the owner of the CReW macros himself, learn about all the additional tools you can download that can help resolve tricky development tasks.

You Should Take This Class If:
In this class, we will be demonstrating workflows with issues and how these tools resolve the issues. Experience with the favorites tools is reccomended.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Show you what you might have been doing, and how the CReW macros can solve your problems!
  • Understanding and meeting the Community of solvers that are improving your analytical life.


Tools Used in Training:

  • Only Unique
  • Blocking Test
  • Parallel Block Until Done
  • Expect Equal
  • Add Totals
  • Wildcard Input
  • Dynamic Formula
  • And More!

Track

Platform Training

Level

4/10
PT

Dive into In-Database Workflows

Mon, Jun 10: 3:30pm - 5:30pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

Pulling data from a large database? Large tables can quickly slow down data being brought into Designer. Why not just leave the data in the database? In this class, shift the compute context off of your machine and into a database by learning about the in-DB tool palette.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you know how to use all the tools mentioned minus 'In-DB' suffix you'll find it not too diffuclt to take this session. You'll learn the decisions and behaviors to be aware of when moving your workflow In-DB.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Shifting compute context
  • DB System Eligibility
  • Simple OLEDB connection example
  • In memory vs in-DB performance decisions
  • How In-DB tools compare to their more mainstream ‘in-memory’ peers


Tools Used in Training:

  • Connect In-DB
  • Save In-DB
  • Data Stream In
  • Data Stream Out
  • Formula In-DB
  • Select In-DB
  • Summarize In-DB
  • Filter In-DB
  • Join In-DB
  • Sample In-DB
  • Dynamic Output In-DB

Track

Platform Training

Level

5/10
PT

Fuzzy Matching

Mon, Jun 10: 3:30pm - 5:30pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

Have two separate data sources that you need to blend, but the source systems aren't consistent enough for clean joins? Join this class to understand not just the fuzzy matching tool, but the methodology and requisite knowledge to successfully match the most records possible.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you are comfortable with exploring your data. Fuzzy match can be difficult in the sense that there is never a 'right' answer, but the session value is to help you understand what matching style is right for you!

Concepts We Cover:

  • Merging vs purging
  • Data Preparation
  • Fuzzy Matching as a process
  • Key generation
  • Matching functions


Tools Used in Training:

  • Record ID
  • Union
  • Fuzzy Match
  • Unique
  • Union
  • Join

Track

Platform Training

Level

6/10

Tuesday , Jun 11 2019

8:00am - 10:00am (2 Hrs)

PT

Administering Alteryx Gallery

Tue, Jun 11: 8:00am - 10:00am (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

In this class, learn about how the Alteryx Gallery can be an integral component of your organization's use of the Alteryx platform. You'll learn more about the roles and permissions of Gallery users, how to manage Gallery use and maintain a seamless integration with Designer users.

You Should Take This Class If:

  • If you are a Beginner to the Gallery who has just deployed, or want to deploy your own server.


Concepts We Cover:

  • Understanding Gallery components
  • Discussing Gallery structures based on needs
  • Permissions users to the Gallery
  • Permissioning Schedules/Insights
  • Setting worker/data access via Gallery
  • Usage reporting

Track

Platform Training

Level

5/10
PT

Data Investigation Fundamentals

Tue, Jun 11: 8:00am - 10:00am (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

All too often, we talk about Data Investigation for predictive tools. However, the reality is that every user seeks to understand their data at the next level! In this class, learn about the state of your data and its needs for the most effective analysis.

You Should Take This Class If:
If your analytically minded, understand the basic favorites tools, and really want to take your understanding of data to the next level.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Understand when to perform DI
  • Why DI is critical
  • Tools that you should use for certain questions
  • See DI in action!


Tools Used in Training:

  • Basic parsing tools
  • Browse
  • Field Summary
  • Contingency Table
  • Frequency Table
  • Association Analysis
  • Scatter Plot
  • Plot of Means

Track

Platform Training

Level

4/10
PT

Introduction to Spatial Analytics

Tue, Jun 11: 8:00am - 10:00am (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

How close are competing locations to my customers? Does my trade area overlap with a competitor's? In this session, answer seemingly complex questions like these using tools from the Spatial tool palette.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you have no spatial background. This session requires simple input/blending knowledge.

Concepts We Cover:

  • What is Spatial Analysis?
  • Lines, Points, and Shapes
  • Creating points
  • Finding points nearest to each other
  • Calculating distance
  • Building trade areas
  • Spatial Matching


Tools Used in Training:

  • Create Points
  • Find Nearest
  • Distance
  • Trade Area
  • Spatial Match

Track

Platform Training

Level

4/10

8:00am - 12:30pm (4.5 Hrs)

PT

Introduction to Reporting in Alteryx

Tue, Jun 11: 8:00am - 12:30pm (4.5 Hrs) | Room TBD

Looking to do in-line visualytics, output a batch report, or maybe an Analytic Insights? In this half-day session, learn to do it all! We’ll walk you through static reporting, but systematic and batched, then wrap with a view into some interactive dashboards.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you have an understanding of blending, although in this session very few tools outside of 'reporting' tools are used.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Understanding reporting snippets
  • Combining snippets
  • Outputting a report to PDF
  • Outputting 100s of PDFs with one reporting workflow
  • Interactive Dashboards


Tools Used in Training:

  • Interactive Chart
  • Insights
  • Text
  • Map
  • Basic Table
  • Layout
  • Join
  • Union
  • Render

Track

Platform Training

Level

6/10

8:00am - 4:00pm (Full Day)

PT

Building Analytics Applications in Alteryx

Tue, Jun 11: 8:00am - 4:00pm (Full Day) | Room TBD

If you've been working with .yxmds for a while, step it up to .yxwzs! In this course, students will learn how to create a user interface for an analytic app, implement best practices for app development and deploy/share apps to a wider audience.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you have no app experience

Concepts We Cover:

  • Why Apps?
  • Categorizing Interface Tools
  • Updating Values
  • Testing
  • Debugging
  • Deploying
  • Sharing


Tools Used in Training:

  • Text Box
  • Numeric Up-Down
  • Dropdown
  • Error Message
  • Checkbox
  • Action

Track

Platform Training

Level

6/10
PT

Designer 101: Core Concepts

Tue, Jun 11: 8:00am - 4:00pm (Full Day) | Room TBD

Are you new to the Alteryx Designer or have limited experience with the Designer? Kick-start Inspire with this class about developing basic workflows in the Designer with the full gamut of Favorites tools in no time!

You Should Take This Class If:
If you have little to no knowledge of the Alteryx Designer

Concepts We Cover:

  • Tour of the Designer layout
  • Inputting and outputting data
  • Understanding and Changing Data Types
  • Data Preparation
  • Blending Basics
  • Calculations
  • Parsing strings via Formulas
  • Ranking Data


Tools Used in Training:

  • Input
  • Output
  • Dynamic Input
  • Select
  • Auto Field
  • Filter
  • Union
  • Join
  • Append
  • Summarize
  • Formula
  • Sort
  • Sample
  • Multi-Row Formula
  • Multi-Field Formula

Track

Platform Training

Level

3/10
PT

Macros for Advanced Users

Tue, Jun 11: 8:00am - 4:00pm (Full Day) | Room TBD

Feel like you’re in a macro rut? Always approaching the same problem in the same way? In this session we walk through some nuances to building macros you may not have considered before. To support this, we have a collection of standard, iterative, and batch macros that might have nuanced behaviors that might make you think twice the next to you build a macro!

You Should Take This Class If:
If you have been building basic macros, this class will add a level of complexity. It is not reccomended for a first time macro builder in this session.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Fully embed a macro tool into your Designer experience
  • Macro messaging
  • Workflow ordering
  • Macros in macros
  • Data-less batch macros
  • Accommodating different/changing schemas
  • Data types
  • Interface design


Tools Used in Training:

  • Macro Input
  • Macro Output
  • Action
  • Control Parameter
  • Numeric Up-Down
  • Message
  • Drop Down
  • Check Box
  • File Browse
  • List Box

Track

Platform Training

Level

8/10
PT

Macros for Beginners

Tue, Jun 11: 8:00am - 4:00pm (Full Day) | Room TBD

If you've been working with .yxmds for a while, step it up to .yxmcs! In this course, students will learn how to parameterize a workflow for production, implement best practices for macro development and create a variety of simple macros that can help cut down on repetitive processes.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you a very comfortable building workflows with any tools from the categories In/Out, Preparation, Join, Parse, and Transform, but have not used any tools from the Interface category.

Concepts We Cover:

  • What is a macro?
  • Identify when a macro is needed
  • Understand 3 basic macro types
  • Build a simple version of each macro
  • Interface design
  • Testing
  • Deployment


Tools Used in Training:

  • Macro Input
  • Macro Output
  • List Box
  • Text Box
  • Action
  • Control Parameter
     

Track

Platform Training

Level

5/10

10:30am - 12:30pm (2 Hrs)

PT

Advanced Spatial Analytics

Tue, Jun 11: 10:30am - 12:30pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

Ready to take your skills in spatial analytics up a notch? Learn to apply spatial processes to data, geocode data, and display your findings with a map.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you are working with simple points and lines, but really need to level-up your skills with shapes.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Splitting and building spatial object
  • Altering spatial objects
  • Processing spatial objects
  • Relating spatial objects


Tools Used in Training:

  • Poly-build
  • Poly-split
  • Buffer
  • Spatial Process
  • Spatial Match
  • Spatial Info

Track

Platform Training

Level

6/10
PT

Dynamic Workflows

Tue, Jun 11: 10:30am - 12:30pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

Ever build a workflow, but feel like you have to continually revisit to accommodate shifting changes in your data or logic or perhaps your scheduled workflow keeps breaking? This class will focus on all the tools, and methods to use to get your workflow to that ‘set it and forget it’ end state!

You Should Take This Class If:
If you know how to use all the tools mentioned minus 'In-DB' suffix, you'll find it not too difficult to take this session. You'll learn the decisions and behaviors to be aware of when moving your workflow In-DB.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Dynamic Inputs
  • Dynamic Outputs
  • Dynamic Datatypes
  • Dynamic Parsing
  • Dynamic Aggregation


Tools Used in Training:

  • Input
  • Output
  • Dynamic Input
  • Directory
  • DateTimeNow
  • Select
  • Dynamic Select
  • Autofield
  • Crosstab
  • Transpose
  • Text to Columns

Track

Platform Training

Level

4/10
PT

Parsing Fundamentals

Tue, Jun 11: 10:30am - 12:30pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

Many of us have lost count of how many times we have received data in the form of a giant singular string. Learn some of the most popular methods of turning the nonsensical into beautifully columnized datasets.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you have a beginner working knowledge of the Alteryx Designer favorite tools. This is a fast-moving session. Strap in and hold on!

Concepts We Cover:

  • Parsing structured, semi-structured data
  • Envisioning your result
  • Seeing patterns


Tools Used in Training:

  • Text to Columns
  • DateTime
  • RegEx
  • Dynamic Rename

Track

Platform Training

Level

5/10
PT

Server Scaling

Tue, Jun 11: 10:30am - 12:30pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

In this session, we have a single node server deployed. But how do we scale our server, when do we scale, and why? Also see some sample benchmark decisions you can use to drive and justify your scaling needs.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you are a beginner user to the Server who has just deployed, or feel that you might need to scale the server with heavier usage.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Points of Scalability
  • Scaling by symptom
  • Tuning your scaling
  • How to scale your workers
  • Discussion scaling DB/Gallery nodes


Tools Used in Training:
N/A

Track

Platform Training

Level

4/10

2:00pm - 4:00pm (2 Hrs)

CT

Designer Advanced Certification Exam

Tue, Jun 11: 2:00pm - 4:00pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

The Alteryx Advanced exam is the next stepping stone in the Platform Certification journey, allowing users to demonstrate their higher-level abilities with the Alteryx Designer. The exam builds on concepts, configurations and tools that are included in the Core exam, and also requires users to be able to understand a wider breadth of tool functionality and apply their knowledge to more complex applications. The exam includes two parts. Part I contains multiple-choice and True/False questions while Part II includes four (4) practical questions that require you to build a workflow to arrive at the correct answer.

You Should Take This Certification Exam If: 

You have passed Core Certification Exam

NOTE: You will need access to Alteryx Designer to complete this exam.

Track

Certification

Level

7/10
CT

Designer Core Certification Exam

Tue, Jun 11: 2:00pm - 4:00pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

The Alteryx Designer Core product certification exam is intended to test your aptitude around the 'core' toolset in Alteryx. The 'core' toolset was determined by the top 20 most used tools in the Alteryx Designer in addition to understanding basic UI/operational elements. The Alteryx Designer Core exam is the most basic of the certification offerings.

Track

Certification

Level

3/10
PT

Supporting the Alteryx Server

Tue, Jun 11: 2:00pm - 4:00pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

In this session, we cover settings and configuration, logging, and diagnostics.

You Should Take This Class If:
If you are currently managing your own server, supporting Alteryx Servers, or just deployed your Server recently

Concepts We Cover:

  • Tools needed to support your Server
  • Brief Server architecture overview
  • Basic Command Line options
  • Diagnostic Process
  • Log reading
  • Testing fixes
  • Common troubleshooting scenarios
  • Startup


Tools Used in Training:
N/A

Track

Platform Training

Level

8/10

Friday , Jun 14 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm (2 Hrs)

CT

Designer Advanced Certification Exam

Fri, Jun 14: 10:00am - 12:00pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

The Alteryx Advanced exam is the next stepping stone in the Platform Certification journey, allowing users to demonstrate their higher-level abilities with the Alteryx Designer. The exam builds on concepts, configurations and tools that are included in the Core exam, and also requires users to be able to understand a wider breadth of tool functionality and apply their knowledge to more complex applications. The exam includes two parts. Part I contains multiple-choice and True/False questions while Part II includes four (4) practical questions that require you to build a workflow to arrive at the correct answer.

You Should Take This Certification Exam If: 

You have passed Core Certification Exam

NOTE: You will need access to Alteryx Designer to complete this exam.

Track

Certification

Level

7/10
CT

Designer Core Certification Exam

Fri, Jun 14: 10:00am - 12:00pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

The Alteryx Designer Core product certification exam is intended to test your aptitude around the 'core' toolset in Alteryx. The 'core' toolset was determined by the top 20 most used tools in the Alteryx Designer in addition to understanding basic UI/operational elements. The Alteryx Designer Core exam is the most basic of the certification offerings.

Track

Certification

Level

3/10
CT

Designer Expert Certification Exam

Fri, Jun 14: 10:00am - 12:00pm (2 Hrs) | Room TBD

The Alteryx Designer Expert exam is the third and final step in in the journey of learning and certification in the Alteryx Designer. The Designer Expert exam continues to build on concepts delivered in the Core and the Advanced exam, and, additionally, expands knowledge coverage to all areas and facets of the Alteryx Designer. Whether it be predictive, in-database, macro, applications, web scraping or more, this comprehensive exam will test and push the best-of-the-best. For those who successfully pass, they will be considered the Elite users of the Alteryx Designer!

You Should Take this Certification Exam If: 

If you have passed both the Core and Advanced Certification Exams

Track

Certification

Level

9/10