Alteryx Analytics 2019.1

Alteryx Analytics 2019.1 is now released!

The major highlights in this release for analysts and data scientists are multi-select caching, additional charting options, and new Python Tool capabilities. For our IT and admins, we’ve dramatically simplified the admin experience with easier navigation in Server and model deployment scaling in Promote.

Velocity Business Solutions achieved Premier Status for 2019 as a part of Alteryx’s Partner Program

 IRVINE, California/HONG KONG, Jan. 28, 2019 – Velocity Business Solutions (Hong Kong), a leading data analytics firms, announced today that the company achieved a Premier Status for 2019 as a part of Alteryx’s Partner Program. The ‘Premier Status’ is the highest level in achievements for resellers, consulting and integration partners that demonstrate a highly successful track record of delivering unmatched value to Alteryx customers, contributing towards Alteryx’s platform that is revolutionizing business through data science and the growing culture of analytics.

Auto Documentation

This article is by KatieH and originally appeared on the Alteryx Engine Works Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Engine-Works-Blog/Auto-Documentation/ba-p/344528

 

We are excited to share with you all today, project AAD (Automated Alteryx Documentor). This customer-led initiative starts here, with a beta version of this customer-created Alteryx app.

How to Enrich Your Geographical Trade Areas with Demographic Information Using Alteryx

This article is by Sydney Firmin and originally appeared on the Alteryx Data Science Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Engine-Works-Blog/How-to-Enrich-Your-Geographical-Trade-Areas-with-Demographic/ba-p/340489https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Data-Science-Blog/Embedding-a-Model-in-a-Python-SDK-Tool/ba-p/330602

 

In order to maximise the accuracy of our outputs, we should look to obtain demographic information at the lowest level of detail we can find, and, the newest information we can find.

Are You Passionate for Alteryx?

This article is written by KimA and originally appeared on the Alteryx Nation Blog here: https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Alter-Nation-Blog/Are-you-passionate-for-Alteryx/ba-p/325499

 

If you are proud and passionate about your Alteryx experience, why not advocate?  There are many benefits to advocacy that you may not have considered.

Seeing is Believing with Alteryx Visualytics Interactive Chart tool

What can I do with Interactive Charts?
With the new Interactive Chart tool you can effectively communicate your analysis to people of all levels in your organization by creating visually appealing and easy to comprehend charts.  The resulting charts can be output to interactive formats such as embedding or viewing in an HTML site, viewing through the Alteryx Server or with interactive dashboards via the Insight tool.

Alteryx Has Been Recognised as the ‘2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice’

We are excited to announce that with partnership with Alteryx, Alteryx has been recognized as the 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms. We take great pride to achieve this distinction as something we refer to as the “court of customer opinion” as customer feedback truly shapes our product strategy and future enhancements.

A New Kind of Macro

Start with the download tool
The test spreadsheet
 

In my experience, the toughest part of dealing with a REST API is authentication, but in this case Quip makes it incredibly simple. In no time I'd pulled down the above spreadsheet. Here is the download tool workflow:
 The simple request workflow and the nightmare response
 

I was expecting Quip to return something along the lines of a JSON object representing the spreadsheet, but instead they returned HTML - and lots of it! The API documentationsays, "Once you have a token, the easiest way to use [the API] is via the Python Client Library, which makes most tasks a single line of code.