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Alteryx is offering highly sought-after platform training. The instructors for these sessions represent the very best Alteryx has to offer, and they deliver specific, actionable training that creates game-changing solutions for our customers!

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Tuesday , Feb 25 2020

11:00 - 12:00 (1 Hr)

PT

Deploying and Scaling the Alteryx Server

Tue, Feb 25: 11:00 - 12:00 (1 Hr)

If you are interested in Alteryx server, just about to deploy, or recently deployed a server and looking to scale - this session is for you! Learn about the fundamentals and key decisions that go into deploying a server, best pracitices, and tips for scaling the Alteryx Server as usage increases.

Concepts We Cover:

  • Architecture
  • Configuration pre-requisites
  • A breakdown of deployment options
  • Points of Scalability
  • Scaling by symptom
  • Tuning your scaling

 

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

0-3 Getting Started

Product

Alteryx Server
PT

Fuzzy Matching

Tue, Feb 25: 11:00 - 12:00 (1 Hr)

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:

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

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

5-6 Challenging

Product

Alteryx Designer

11:00 - 17:00 (Full Day)

PT

Designer 101: Core Concepts

Tue, Feb 25: 11:00 - 17:00 (Full Day)

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:

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

 

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

0-3 Getting Started

Product

Alteryx Designer

12:45 - 14:45 (2 Hrs)

PT

Introduction to Regular Expressions (Regex)

Tue, Feb 25: 12:45 - 14:45 (2 Hrs)

Having troubles getting that stubborn data to parse? It's time to get serious with regular expressions. In this class, learn about the basics of constructing a regular expression, how to increase or decrease the expression flexibly, and the tools in which it can be implemented.

You Should Take This Class If: 

Designed for anyone with a need to pull information from raw, semi-structured text. Concepts are simple, but can you harness the power?

Concepts We Cover:

  • RegEx Crash Course
  • Literal Characthers
  • Meta-Characters
  • Character Classes
  • Capture Groups
  • Back-References
  • Parsing With Regx
  • Exercises
  • Designer Use-Cases

Tools Used:

  • RegEx

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

3-4 Moderate

Product

Alteryx Designer
PT

Prescriptive Optimization

Tue, Feb 25: 12:45 - 14:45 (2 Hrs)

Looking to maximize profit? Or 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 outcomes for your business problems.

You Should Take This Class If:
This course is intended for those with the ability to understand basic preparation and high-school-level linear algebra.

Concepts We Cover:

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

Tools Used: 

  • Optimization

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

5-6 Challenging

Product

Alteryx Designer

15:00 - 17:00 (2 Hrs)

PT

Introduction to Reporting in Alteryx

Tue, Feb 25: 15:00 - 17:00 (2 Hrs)

Looking to do in-line visualytics, output a batch report, or maybe an Analytic Insight? In this 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
  • Basic Table
  • Layout
  • Join
  • Union
  • Render

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

5-6 Challenging

Product

Alteryx Designer
PT

Web Scraping

Tue, Feb 25: 15:00 - 17:00 (2 Hrs)

Web scraping, the process of extracting raw data or information from webpages, is an extremely useful approach to gather web-hosted data that isn’t supplied via APIs. With the wealth of data available on the web to contextualize your analyses, have you ever thought to yourself, "If I could just combine all this data from the Internet into my Alteryx workflow, I COULD RULE THE WORLD!!!" ?  Well then this course might be for you!  (Plans for global domination not included).

You Should Take This Class If: 

You have a basic understandings of:

  • String operations,
  • Regular Expressions
  • Download Tool
  • Cross Tab
  • Transpose
  • Formula
  • Summarize

Concepts We Cover:

  • Far Too Brief History of the Markup Languages
  • XML / HTML / JSON Crash Course
  • Designer Parsing Tools Overview
  • Iterating through an API’s pagination
  • Demonstrations / Exercises

Tools Used:

  • Download
  • RegEx
  • Text To Columns
  • JSON Parse
  • XML Parse (I actually find it useful)
  • Transpose
  • Cross Tab
  • Multi-Row Formula

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

5-6 Challenging

Product

Alteryx Designer

Wednesday , Feb 26 2020

12:45 - 14:45 (2 Hrs)

PT

Building Macros

Wed, Feb 26: 12:45 - 14:45 (2 Hrs)

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

You Should Take This Class If: 

If you're 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 a macro is
  • When a macro is needed
  • Understand three basic macro types
  • Build a simple version of each macro
  • Interface design
  • Testing
  • Deployment

Tools Used:

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

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

5-6 Challenging

Product

Alteryx Designer
PT

Parsing Fundamentals

Wed, Feb 26: 12:45 - 14:45 (2 Hrs)

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

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

5-6 Challenging

Product

Alteryx Designer

15:00 - 17:00 (2 Hrs)

PT

Introduction to Analytical Applications

Wed, Feb 26: 15:00 - 17:00 (2 Hrs)

Time to become an analytic wizard by building simple, easy to use applications for your business users! In this course, 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:

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

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

5-6 Challenging

Product

Alteryx Designer

11:00 - 12:00 (1 Hr)

PT

Introduction to Spatial Analytics

Wed, Feb 26: 11:00 - 12:00 (1 Hr)

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

 

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

0-3 Getting Started

Product

Alteryx Designer
PT

See the Future - Time Series Analysis

Wed, Feb 26: 11:00 - 12:00 (1 Hr)

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: 

This session is geared towards the highly analytical mind that has not built advanced and predictive workflows. While this session is not geared toward a full and deep understanding of each model, we give a high-level overview of each model and show how they can be built in Designer. If you're a data scientist already building python or R scripts to accomplish your modeling, this session is likely too easy for you.

Concepts We Cover:

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

Tools Used:

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

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

5-6 Challenging

Product

Alteryx Designer

11:00 - 17:00 (Full Day)

PT

Machine Learning for the Business Analyst

Wed, Feb 26: 11:00 - 17:00 (Full Day)

Looking for your first foray into advanced analytics? In this class, we go over the lifecycle of predictive analysis, steps to sanitize your data, and how to create your first predictive workflow.

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 toward a full and deep understanding of each model, we give a high-level overview of each model and show how they can be built in Designer. If you're a data scientist already building python or R scripts to accomplish your modeling, this session is likely too easy for you.

Concepts We Cover:

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

Tools Used:

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

 

Training Track

Platform Training

Level

7-8 Demanding

Product

Alteryx Designer