CONNECT IN-DATABASE | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

CONNECT IN-DATABASE | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS Sometimes, the performance of our underlying data sets is just plan bad. How do we address that? Well, we can utilize the underlying power of our data servers to do the processing for use!  … Read More

Snowflake/Tableau Hackathon

First (Hopefully Annual) Snowflake / Tableau Hackathon This past Wednesday, Tessellation / Data Coach partnered with the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota to host a hackathon event, using Snowflake and Tableau as the core tools. Around … Read More

TEXT INPUT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

TEXT INPUT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS This week, we are going to learn how to use the Text Input tool to bring in simple, usually one-time, data sets into your workflow. Yep. I am excited too. The Text Input Tool … Read More

HISTOGRAM | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

SCATTERPLOT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS This week, we are going to continue with the data investigation and visualization theme. Like the scatter plot last week, we can use the Histogram tool in Alteryx to look at our data. Specifically, this … Read More

SCATTERPLOT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

SCATTERPLOT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS One of the best things about Alteryx is the ability to easily investigate your data. We are going to talk about one of my favorites, the Scatterplot tool. As you can image, you use the … Read More

SPATIAL INFO | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

SPATIAL INFO | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS Knowledge is power! But finding out additional information about your points, lines, and polygons on your maps can be difficult. It often involves some complicated calculations. Luckily, Alteryx has consolidated a number of common … Read More

POLY-BUILD | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

POLY-BUILD | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS This month ended about being spatial themed, which wasn’t the plan, but I am going to roll with it. To continue that trend, we are going to learn how to create lines and shapes on … Read More

DISTANCE | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

DISTANCE | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS We have covered a lot of the basics in 2-Minute tools at this point. Now its time to do something a little more complicated in Alteryx. See? Catherine O’Hara believes in you. That means you … Read More

Understanding Dice Probability

Understanding Dice Probability I love playing board games and I definitely love winning. Beating your friends at Settlers of Catan is one of the sweetest victories you can experience in your life. One of the key components is to understand … Read More

CREATE POINTS | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

CREATE POINTS | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS If you are an aspiring cartophile like myself, you want to fit maps into your analysis. But guess what? Not every tool has mapping capabilities. The solution, run it through Alteryx! I know. I … Read More