Changing Spatial Projections in Alteryx & Tableau

Changing Spatial Projections in Alteryx & Tableau I think it is safe to say that most people are familiar with maps. Today, with a smart phone in nearly everybody’s pocket, the use of GPS tools like Google Maps or Apple … Read More

Jake Miknuk’s Journey to Tessellation: There is a Beginning and End to Everything

“There is a beginning and end to everything.” My dad has imparted this little bit of wisdom to me during almost every major transition in my life. Coming from a United States combat veteran who served for a year in … Read More

How to Use Spatial Analysis Tools: Making Custom Shapefiles in Alteryx

Making Custom Shapefiles in Alteryx Last night I received a message from my colleague here at Tessellation, Alteryx ACE Nick Haylund. The message was a screenshot from a tweet that displayed an interesting map of the United States. Disregarding the … Read More

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How to Restructure Data in Alteryx: Files With Two Column Headers

How to Restructure Data in Alteryx: Files With Two Column Headers As analysts and developers, we don’t always have control over the data we receive and how it is formatted. We still need to do our best to deliver what … Read More

Dashboard Design Best Practices: How To Prototype

Dashboard Design Best Practices: How To Prototype This blog is the second in a series on prototyping. In this series, Autumn Battani and I will walk you through why prototyping can help benefit your development process, options that you have … Read More

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How I Used Alteryx to Solve Sudoku Puzzles 4,000 Times Faster

How I Used Alteryx to Solve Sudoku Puzzles 4,000 Times Faster Anyone who knows me well knows that I love board games and puzzles. I also love to develop algorithms that play board games or solve puzzles for me. In … Read More

Mastering the Network Analysis Tool in Alteryx

Mastering the Network Analysis Tool in Alteryx Alteryx comes packaged with lots of tools. Although there are over 200 tools to choose from, most users will never need to wander far from the standards: Select, Formula, Join, Summarize, and friends. … Read More

Building a Drop Down Select Tool in Alteryx: Analytical Applications for Dynamic Data Input

Building a Drop Down Select Tool in Alteryx: Analytical Applications for Dynamic Data Input Often when building an analytical application in Alteryx, I have to consider that my users will be uploading information that includes different header (i.e. field names). … Read More

The Top 5 Best Alteryx Predictive Tools

The Top 5 Best Alteryx Predictive Tools Whether you’re combining data sets, cleaning a nasty spreadsheet, or constructing a sophisticated predictive model, Alteryx has great tools to help you out. But with so many options, new or inexperienced users can … Read More

Master the Most Powerful Predictive Tool in Alteryx, the Optimization Tool. Tessellation Webinar

Live Stream: Master the Most Powerful Predictive Tool in Alteryx: Optimization

Join this 1-hour webinar with John Emery to learn how to best use the Optimization Tool in Alteryx to uncover powerful predictive analytics via optimal solution calculations. … Read More