Alteryx: Self-Service Analytics In Your Hands
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Alteryx: Self-Service Analytics In Your Hands

Learn Alteryx Hands-on. The powerful combination of data preparation, data blending, joining, and aggregation!
3.9 (119 ratings)
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Created by Renato Baruti
Last updated 7/2017
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 20 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand Alteryx platform and how it works
  • Work with different types of Data Inputs
  • Work with renaming fields, changing data types, and sorting
  • Work with Data Blending in Alteryx
  • Create Filters
  • Create Formulas
  • Create Samples
  • Understand types of Joins and how they work
  • Create Unions
  • Work with Appending data
  • Work with Fuzzy Match, Make Group, and Find & Replace tools
  • Create String to Date/Time formats and Date/Time to String formats
  • Create Regular Expressions and Text to Columns
  • Work with pivoting orientation of data using Crosstab, Transpose, and Arrange tools
  • Create Running Totals and Record Counts
  • Understand different types of Aggregations with Summarize and Weighted Average tools
  • Create a report from start to finish using multiple tools in the Reporting tool palette
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  • Basic knowledge of computers

Self-Service Data Analytics, the opportunities are increasing in demand for data preparation, blending, advanced analytics, and sharing of insights. According to Research and Markets, the global operational analytics market is expected to grow from USD 4.65 billion in 2016 to USD 10.93 billion by 2021. Companies worldwide are looking for data they can take action upon in hours, not weeks. Alteryx Analytics provides analysts with the ability to easily prep, blend and analyze all of their data using a repeatable workflow.

Use Alteryx and Analyze Data for Deeper Insights

  • Connect and cleanse data from data warehouses, cloud applications, spreadsheets, and other sources
  • Data Prep, Analyze, Blend, Join, and Aggregate Data
  • Perform self-service data analytics and create reporting layouts in tables and charts

This course is meant for all skill levels, primarily beginners to learn and continue expanding your knowledge of Alteryx Analytics. Each section provides new tools to use to apply what you're learning immediately.

This is your step-by-step actionable guide to sharing insights from data within minutes by learning the tools to use for self-service data analytics.

You'll be fully prepared to data prep, analyze, examine, and present data for deeper and faster insights.

Who is the target audience?
  • You should take this course if you want to learn Alteryx
  • You should take this course if you know some Alteryx skills but want to get better
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Curriculum For This Course
21 Lectures
Introduction to Alteryx
2 Lectures 09:48
Alteryx Analytics 10.6 Installation

In this lecture we will review the Alteryx platform by reviewing the canvas, menu bar, tool bar, and settings that will lead to a productive workflow.

Preview 09:46
2 Lectures 08:24

A quick way to create your own data input by manually adding data using the Text Input tool.

Text Input

We will review multiple inputs to bring in the Input Data tool and how they can be configured.


Reviewing menu options and importing data sources with multiple tables.
3 questions
4 Lectures 29:08

It's one of the most used tools in Alteryx, the Select tool. Here it's all about renaming, changing data types, and keeping the fields you would like to flow downstream.

Select & Sort

Samples, samples, samples everywhere! Come try a sample and see if the data is leading you in the right direction.


We will review basic and custom filters at its best.


It's time to get expressive! We will review the formula tool to write out expressive formulas.


Reviewing Preparation tools and writing out expressions.
3 questions
4 Lectures 33:06

We will review various Join types and how to get the best output.


Combine multiple files together by auto or manually configuring. Let's get started.


Want to match values that are similar but not exact matches? Fuzzy Match has you covered!

Fuzzy Match, Make Group, and Find & Replace

We will append the small input Source to the large input Target to compare all records from both inputs.


Reviewing Join types and Union options.
3 questions
3 Lectures 25:02

This is where String fields will be formatted into Date/Time fields and vice versa.


Let's take one column and split into multiple columns based on delimiters.

Preview 05:27

A robust data parser, the Regular Expression tool can be used to Replace, Tokenize, Parse, and Match.


Reviewing Parsing tools.
3 questions
3 Lectures 45:09

Let's pivot the orientation of our data from horizontal to vertical fields and from vertical to horizontal fields.

Crosstab, Transpose, and Arrange

The Running Total tool will calculate a cumulative sum on a numeric field and once all that's done, let's get a record count of the data.

Running Total & Count Records

Full throttle aggregation mode! Summarize tool it's a pleasure to meet you.

Summarize & Weighted Average

Reviewing the transformation and aggregation of data.
3 questions
Reporting Layout
2 Lectures 26:16

A start to finish report creation with a data table, bar chart, and image all in one layout!

Table & Layout I

A continuation from Table & Layout I lecture. The perfect report ready for production at last!

Table & Layout II

Reviewing the design of a report.
3 questions
Bonus! Tips & Tricks
1 Lecture 00:03

The ultimate guide to creating proficient workflows!

Inspire 2016 Tips & Tricks
About the Instructor
Renato Baruti
3.9 Average rating
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528 Students
1 Course
Senior Systems Analyst, Alteryx & Tableau Trainer

Renato is the Tampa Bay Alteryx User Group leader, strengthening the self-service analytics community by bringing professionals closer together to share endless data-driven insights Alteryx has to offer.

Professionally, he is a Senior Systems Analyst with over five years of experience in Healthcare Analytics and over 11 years of Healthcare experience. 

After graduating with an Economics degree from the University of South Florida, Renato continued with that interest as a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. His experience has ranged across data structure and design using SQL, building intuitive Alteryx workflows to answer complex business problems and finishing with expressive data visualizations by developing Interactive Tableau dashboards to revolutionize not just how individuals work, but how the entire organization works.

Renato believes in learning by understanding and loves teaching everything he learns! He has a passion using Alteryx that grows exponentially day after day, identifying relationships in data and solving problems in minutes.

"It is my privilege and pleasure to teach you. I hope you'll come away learning something new, understanding at a level deeper than before, and feeling positive that you can accomplish what you've set out to accomplish. Thank you!" - Renato Baruti