Introduction to Alteryx


Course Number: ALX-100

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Alteryx Training Overview

This Introduction to Alteryx training course teaches attendees how to use Alteryx Designer to prepare, blend, parse, pivot, analyze, shape, and transform their data.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Work with the Alteryx Designer interface
  • Connect to and update data sources
  • Clean and order records
  • Rename and change the data type of fields
  • Filter records
  • Blend data from disparate sources
  • Parse, manipulate, and pivot data
  • Aggregate data
  • Master workflow best practices and cache portions of workflows
  • Output data to multiple formats
  • Perform advanced preparation on their data

Prerequisites

No prior experience is presumed. 

Outline

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Introduction
Understand Alteryx Designer terminology
Easily navigate the Alteryx Designer Interface
Become familiar with Designer User and Workflow Settings
Be able to share and save workflows
Understand how Designer processes data
Connect to and update data sources:
  • Files and databases
  • Dynamically load Excel Spreadsheets
  • Bulk load text-based files such as CSV
  • Write back to the original data source
Clean unwanted characters in records
Order records
Rename fields manually and dynamically
Detect and change field data types manually and automatically
Filter records and use conditional expression to update/add fields
Identify unique records
Blend data from disparate sources:
  • Append records from different sources
  • Merge records from different sources on key fields
  • Add fields from one data set to all records in another
Parse data
Work with date/time fields
Build expressions to add and update fields, by performing basic calculations
Replacing text within a field
Using string length and positions
Parse data from one field into multiple field
Pivot data
Group and Bin Records
Aggregate data
Workflow best practices
Cache a portion of your workflow
Output data to different file formats
Advanced Preparation
  • Filtering and cleaning "messy data"
  • Utilizing formulas to reference multiple rows and fields
  • Binning data into respective groups
  • Creating sample sets to prepare data for predictive analytics
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Alteryx students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

Alteryx Designer and datasets that Accelebrate provides (at additional cost, labs can be tailored in advance to use your data).



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