Visualization really brings the data story to life. This course will teach you how to connect and transform your data to create a simple and impactful data visualization in an industry leading software, Alteryx.
Data visualization can be time consuming. In this course, Build Your First Data Visualization with Alteryx, you’ll learn how to work with a raw data source and build actual insights for your stakeholders. First, you’ll explore the Alteryx user interface. Next, you’ll discover how to connect and transform a data source for analysis. Finally, you’ll learn how to use that clean data to create a beautiful data visualization. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of utilizing alteryx needed to build a workflow and a visually impactful dashboard.
Adam Crahen is the Director of Analytics Practices and Enablement for Pluralsight and also a former Tableau Zen Master. Adam is a creative problem solver specializing in data curation, transformation and visualization with tools like Tableau, SQL, Snowflake, dbt, and Alteryx, etc. His work has been recognized by organizations like Kantar and has been featured by several news organizations around the world. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for data by speaking at conferences, user groups and connecting with the data community.
Course Overview Hi everyone, my name is Adam Crahen, and welcome to my course, Build Your First Data Visualization with Alteryx. I am the head of Analytics Practices and Enablement here at Pluralsight. I'm also a former Tableau Zen Master and a co‑founder of the data visualization blog, thedataduo.com. Alteryx is one of the world's most capable analytics tools, and it's consistently ranked as a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for data science and machine learning platforms. I like to describe Alteryx as a data Swiss Army knife for analytics engineers, data scientists, and data analysts. In this course, you will learn how to connect, clean, and transform disparate data sources that can be analyzed and used to build a beautiful data visualization. Some of the major topics we will cover include navigating Alteryx Designer, transforming multiple data sources to build a solid foundation for analysis, and using the reporting tools to build a presentation‑quality dashboard. By the end of this course, you will have the skills and the knowledge to take raw data and build actual insight for your stakeholders. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with Alteryx Designer's primary purpose and have some experience working with data. However, if you are a total newbie, don't worry, you can still be successful with this beginner course. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into Alteryx with courses on Alteryx Designer ‑ Getting Started, Building Alteryx Apps and Macros, and Data Visualization Best Practices. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about analytics with the Build Your First Data Visualization with Alteryx course at Pluralsight.