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Mar 14, 2019
2h 15m
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When working with data to gain insightful, actionable knowledge, it has long been known that the lion’s share of the process lies within data extraction and preparation. Alteryx can re-balance that scale, leaving you significantly more time to realize value from your data. In this course, Alteryx Designer: Getting Started, you will gain the ability to work efficiently within the Alteryx Designer platform. First, you will learn to move and navigate around the user interface. Next, you will discover how to read in data from virtually any data source, and filter/blend/manipulate the data in order to gain that all-important actionable knowledge. Finally, you will explore how to visualize your data in a distribution ready report, and deploy that report to any number of recipients, all in one place - Alteryx Designer. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Alteryx Designer needed to create your own repeatable workflows. Software required: Alteryx Designer version 2018.3 or higher (course utilizes version 2018.4).

About the author
About the author

Strong Business Intelligence professional with a demonstrated history in all facets of advanced analytics. B.A in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Michael Barone, and welcome to my course, Alteryx Designer: Getting Started. I'm a data scientist, and I'm also 1 of approximately 25 worldwide Alteryx ACEs. The ACE title is a designation that Alteryx only gives to their most influential and supportive experts of the Alteryx software. In this course, we're going to learn how to take your raw data and quickly turn it into information that can be shared and acted upon, all to enhance and create value for your customers and your organization. Learn why Gartner recognizes Alteryx' user-friendly drag-and-drop platform as one of the highest rated softwares in their most recent Magic Quadrant report. Some of the major topics that we will cover include pulling raw data from the source of record into Alteryx, processing and manipulating that data with an easy-to-understand drag-and-drop interface, and how to distribute relevant reports pertaining to that data. By the end of this course, you'll know enough about Alteryx to be off and running with building your very own workflows that will save you countless hours of development and processing time. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with basic data literacy. But don't worry; you won't need to bring much more to this course than would be required to used Microsoft Excel. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to use your data to gain valuable insight with the Alteryx Designer: Getting Started course, at Pluralsight.