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ACEs Got Talent: An Interactive Alteryx ACE Showdown

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Have you ever wanted to see the best magic tricks the ACEs have up their sleeves? Curious what they'll say when forced to pick their favorite macro or tool? And who will reign victorious when they're pitted against one another with the audience’s vote deciding everything? Witness an exciting, competitive, and interactive panel of our bravest Alteryx ACEs as they go head-to-head in several rounds of rapid-fire questions. You’re guaranteed to walk away with a pounding heart and a deck of tricks to put up your own Alteryx sleeve.

Joe Lipski, Associate Director - Javelin Group

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ACEs Got Talent: An Interactive Alteryx ACE Showdown

  1. 1. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 HOSTED BY ACES GOT TALENT: AN INTERACTIVE ACE SHOWDOWN Joe Lipski Joe.Lipski@JavelinGroup.com @Joe_Lipski
  2. 2. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 2 AND THE CONTESTANTS JESSE CLARKE Application Developer Fallon Health 20XX SAMANTHA HUGHES Analytical System Dev. Sainsbury’s 2014 NICK HAYLUND Creator nyxDATA 20XX BEN MOSS Consultant The Information Lab 2015
  3. 3. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 3 TODAY’S GAMESHOW 1. Rules of play 2. Favourite macro, app, or Alteryx tool 3. Coolest workflow ever created 4. 2 ACE tips and tricks 5. Lightning round: buzz and answer (10 mins) o Audience participation required!
  4. 4. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 3ROUNDS 4ACEs 480 JUDGES 1440VOTES 1CROWNED ACE 4 RULES OF PLAY.
  5. 5. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 MENTIMETER SLIDES 5
  6. 6. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 6 FAVOURITE TOOL, APP, OR MACRO. 3 BEN 1 JESSE rd st UP 4 NICK th 2 SAM nd
  7. 7. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 7 GET READY TO CAST YOUR VOTES: FAVE TOOL, APP, OR MACRO PYTHON TOOL FIELD COMPARE GLASSDOOR SCRAPER SCORE SENTIMENT BEN NICKSAMJESSE
  8. 8. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 8 COOLEST WORKFLOW EVER CREATED. 1 BEN 3 JESSE st UP rd 2 NICK nd 4 SAM th
  9. 9. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 LEGOLYTICS 9
  10. 10. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 10 COOLEST WORKFLOW EVER CREATED Nick Hay, 123 1st St Minneapolis, MN Nick Haylund, 123 1st Street NE #517 Minneapolis, MN 55413 (lat/lon) Nick Haylund, 123 1st Street NE #517 Minneapolis, MN 55413 (lat/lon) Mosaic Occupation/Employment Population Household Key Income Age Multiple Other variables To 85+% of all data!
  11. 11. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 11 SCALED. OVER 2 MILLION ACCOUNT RECORDS DATA SMALL PART OF ONE INTERNAL PERSON’S JOB PEOPLE SHARED. TRUSTED. CULTURE
  12. 12. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 12 MORE WITH LESS. FASTER Able to process customer data by end of Day 2 vs. Day 6 4DAYS IN PROCESSING SAVINGS To clean & assign household keys. $70K NET NEW ANALYSES Not just household aggregations... ✓ Drive time analytics ✓ Experian Mosaic Groups ✓ In-house Address Cleansing ✓ Other Alteryx value-add like Prep/Blend/Cleanse, Automation, Spatial analytics and much more 12+ 110K 40K 3rd Party Alteryx/Internal 32hours 4hours 3rd Party Alteryx/Internal (Didn’t have to wait for data and then check/append manually!)
  13. 13. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 13 REINVEST IN SUCCESS $70K
  14. 14. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 GRID RANGE CALCULATOR THE PROBLEM 14 • Given any size hex or square grid and user input of a starting position, number of spaces to move, and blocked spaces, calculate all possible moves • Work for square and hex grids • Avoid pesky math
  15. 15. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 GRID RANGE CALCULATOR THE WORKFLOW 15
  16. 16. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 QUICK R GRAVITY MODEL THE WORKFLOW 16
  17. 17. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 COOLEST EVER WORKFLOW 17 TOOLS USED FROM: 1. In / Out 2. Preparation 3. Join 4. Parse 5. Transform 6. Reporting 7. Documentation 8. Spatial 9. Interface 10. Developer
  18. 18. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 COOLEST EVER WORKFLOW 18
  19. 19. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 COOLEST EVER WORKFLOW 19
  20. 20. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 COOLEST EVER WORKFLOW 20
  21. 21. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 21 GET READY TO CAST YOUR VOTES: COOLEST WORKFLOW EVER CREATED R GRAVITY MODEL GRID RANGE CALCULATOR CONSUMER MATCHING LEGOLYTICS BEN NICK SAMJESSE
  22. 22. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 22 SPEED TIPS & TRICKS. 4 BEN 2 JESSE th nd 1 NICK st UP 3 SAM rd
  23. 23. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 23 GET READY TO CAST YOUR VOTES: SPEED TIPS & TRICKS 1. XML TO CHANGE VERSION 2. WORKFLOW DEPENDENCIES 1. VIEW XML COFIG FOR A TOOL BEFORE CONFIG 2. OUTPUT FIELD CHANGE BASED ON MACRO CONFIG 1. MACRO ORDER OF EXECUTION 2. SCROLL THROUGH TOOL CATEGORIES 1. SEND EMAIL ON ERROR 2. WORKFLOW TEMPLATE ON STARTUP BENNICK SAMJESSE
  24. 24. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 24 LIGHTNING ROUND. RULES OF PLAY. 4ACEs 10COMMUNITY SOURCED QUESTIONS 480CONTESTANTS 1CROWNED WINNER
  25. 25. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 10 MENTI QUESTIONS
  26. 26. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 AND OUR AGT CHAMP…
  27. 27. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 AND YOUR ACE OF ACES…
  28. 28. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 THANK YOU 28 FROM THE ALTERYX ACES BEN MOSS NICK HAYLUND JESSE CLARKE JOE LIPSKI SAMANTHA HUGHES
  29. 29. # A L T E R Y X 1 9 COMPLETE SESSION SURVEYS ATTENTION 29 We want your feedback! Be sure to complete session surveys within the mobile app after this session. Surveys are anonymous, and we rely on your opinion for improvement

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