How Interface Tools Helped Me Be a One-Stop Alteryx Shop

Before I started at phData, I was a one-stop Alteryx shop: product owner, training and enablement, licensing, and server administration. It was a blast having Alteryx as such a key component of my day-to-day, but it wasn’t my only responsibility. The rest of my team and I were also doing all of that for a massive Tableau […]

So You Want to Build Alteryx Macros (Part 4)

This is Part 4 of a four-part series covering macros in Alteryx. In this post, I will walk you through how to build an iterative macro in Alteryx. An iterative macro runs through every record passed into it and then loops those records back through the workflow. This process continues until either a set number of iterations or […]

So You Want to Build Alteryx Macros (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of a four-part series covering macros in Alteryx. In this post, I will walk you through how to build a batch macro in Alteryx. A batch macro runs once for each record or group of records that are fed into the macro. If you’re familiar with programming, batch macros are similar to for […]

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 Maps is ubiquitous. We use these tools for navigation, finding a new restaurant, searching for a new home, and so much more. […]

So You Want to Build Alteryx Macros (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a four-part series covering macros in Alteryx. In this post, I’ll walk you through how to build a standard macro in Alteryx. In a previous job, I regularly received Excel reports that I had to clean, pivot, and ready for further analysis or visualization. We did not have nice tools like Alteryx […]