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Overwhelmed by the amount of awesome in the Alter Everything Podcast? So are we!
That's why we've put together an episode guide for the Alter Everything Podcast, with the most recent episodes at the top so you can easily see what's new. Check out the guide below to choose your next episode based on your interests.
Once you navigate to the episode of your choice, you'll also notice that all episodes now have a transcript available at the bottom of the show notes so you can easily grab stand-out quotes, or reference parts of certain conversations.
You can also subscribe to the Alter Everything Podcast right here on Community, as well as on your favorite podcast app like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Overcast. And if podcast listening apps aren't your thing, we're now adding episodes to YouTube. Data science and analytics culture is everywhere!
Data collection, citizen science, spatial analytics, Alteryx for Good, Women of Analytics, Australia bushfires
In this episode, host Maddie Johannsen has a chat "down under" with One Tree Planted’s Beth Dalgleish, and Kylie Piper from Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife.
Both Australian natives, Kylie and Beth recall their experiences of the 2019-2020 bushfire season, and share how citizen scientists all over the country are working to fill gaps in data collection. They also share why data collection and analysis are the first step to recovery, and explain how their organizations are instilling hope for the interconnected and iconic species that their country holds dear.
Analytics Process Automation (APA), human in the loop systems, Women of Analytics
In this episode, we talk all things automation, and discuss why humans need to stay in the loop. Knowing that data is crucial to the decisions analysts and data scientists make, automating analytics processes allow humans to focus on delivering insights. This combination of automation and human thinking power makes the most of humans’ contributions to the data analytic process.
Alteryx for Good, career growth, data quality and data availability
This episode is a celebration of the incredible efforts made by students in Australia, who shared a behind the scenes look at the Alteryx For Good Data Challenge competition, cosponsored by Alteryx Partner RXP.
You'll get to hear from the four student team leaders throughout this episode as they shared which Australia nonprofit organization they supported, and ultimately how they learned Alteryx to turn real world challenges into life-changing, impactful insights.
Peter Abrahamsen, Matthew Ackman, Maddie Johannsen
Social data, exogenous variables, reporting, data collection, data availability
In this episode, Alteryx associate Peter Abrahamsen sat down with Matthew Ackman, a researcher under the editors of the UN World Happiness Report. Peter and Matthew chat about the methodologies used to analyze the data behind the World Happiness Report, and which findings in the report came as a surprise to Matthew during his analysis.
Web scraping, website design, data literacy, learning paths, COVID-19
17 year old website creator, Avi Schiffmann sat down with host Maddie Johannsen for a chat about Avi’s viral COVID-19 website, nCOV2019.live. Using web scraping, Avi has compiled data from around the world to give website visitors a comprehensive understanding of international and domestic COVID-19 cases.
Alteryx CDAO, Alan Jacobson, had a chat withauthor and scientific journalist David Quammen about COVID-19 to discuss the origins of the virus, where we stand historically against other pandemics, and how we can use data to work together towards eradication.
Alteryx Certification Program, predictive analytics, mental health, Women of Analytics, leadership
This episode features Bingqian Gao, the first woman to pass the Alteryx Designer Expert Certification exam. In her chat with host, Maddie Johannsen at the Alteryx London office, Bingqian talks about why she’s passionate about advanced analytics, and how macros help combat her “laziness.” She also shares personal stories about her experience as a woman in the analytics industry, and how important it is as a people leader to stay in tune with the mental health of her team.
Analytics, RPA, artificial intelligence, digital transformation, value creation, change mangement, career growth
Alter Everything Podcast host, Maddie Johannsen sat down with Manuel Coello, Senior Director of Data Analytics at CVS Health, for a conversation about analytics, transformation and positive team dynamics. Manuel includes tips on what skills to focus on when you're trying to demonstrate value to your organization, unique ways to engage your team, and how to get sponsorship for your analytics initiatives.
In this episode, Alteryx legend Criston Schellenger guest hosts Software Engineering Manager Jarrod Pozarnsky and Alteryx ACE, Jesse Clark. They have a chat about ideas: where ideas come from, and how they come into fruition. As their "case study" when thinking about the anatomy of an idea, the group looks at the Alteryx Community ideas forum, and how those ideas make it - or don't make it - into development on the Alteryx platform.
For this episode of Alter Everything, we talked to some Alteryx originals - people who built Alteryx before it was even Alteryx. What was their proudest moment of the past decade? Predictions for the future? Creative Director Tara McCoy found out in her conversations with founder Libby Duane Adams and the first employee of Alteryx, Amy Holland.
Driving transformational change, digital workforce, managing teams, managing up, adaptability, coaching "the why"
For our first episode of 2020, we have a special guest host: our very own Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Alan Jacobson. Alan sat down with Stan Van Gundy, celebrated NBA coach, for a chat about the parallels between driving transformation as a basketball coach and driving transformation in business. Stan provides so many great morsels, from what is means to coach “the why" to how important it is for players and business associates to be adaptable.
Analytics culture, digital transformation, Alteryx Partner Program
Alteryx Sr. Manager of Strategic Global Support, Cailin Swingle, is our guest host for this episode filled with fun and friendly banter with Alteryx enthusiasts from across the pond. She’s joined by Dan Hare, founder of Continuum Consulting in Jersey, and Shaan Mistry, Alteryx Product Manager of Technology Evangelism & Enablement. From thinking back on their Grand Prix adventure at Inspire 2018 in London, to having a chat about driving analytics transformation at organizations, these three are a hoot.
In this “Flashback” episode of Alter Everything, we take a look back at our Inspire London conference through the eyes of two attendees, Tina Diagne from Paris, France, and Rafal Olbert from Leeds, England. This was Tina’s first time attending Inspire, and she documented her mission of summiting the RegEx mountain and shares her tips that she picked up along the way. Raf highlighted his key memories, from being on-stage during the keynote, to meeting some of his data heroes.
In this special episode of Alter Everything, Melissa Burroughs, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Alteryx, hosts Dr. Michio Kaku, one of the most globally recognized figures in science today. Melissa sat down with Dr. Kaku while at our Inspire conference in London, for a chat about the future of data and analytics, and what lies ahead for data scientists.
Alter Everything Producer, Maddie Johannsen sat down for a chat at the Alteryx London office with the newly crowned Grand Prix champion, Neil Lord!
If you don’t know about the Grand Prix, it’s the legendary analytics competition at Inspire, where participants race to solve challenges in Alteryx. Neil talks about his experience preparing for, competing in, and ultimately winning the title of Grand Prix Champion.
Maddie Johannsen, Sydney Firmin, Amit Sharma, Victor Vietch
Interpretability and fairness through the lens of causal inference
In this episode of Alter Everything, Alteryx Sr. Community Content Engineer, Sydney Firmin, will be guiding Podcast Producer, Maddie Johannsen through the concepts of Interpretability and Fairness through the lens of Causal Inference. You’ll also hear familiar voices of causality expertise, Dr. Victor Veitch, and Dr. Amit Sharma. This episode builds on concepts discussed in Episode 44: Causality.
Maddie Johannsen, Sydney Firmin, Amit Sharma, Victor Vietch
Today we will be “dipping a toe” into the pool of causal inference. Alteryx Sr. Community Content Engineer, Sydney Firmin, will be guiding Alter Everything Podcast Producer, Maddie Johannsen, through the conversations that Sydney had with two experts in causality, Amit Sharma and Victor Veitch.
Maddie Johannsen, Sydney Firmin, Iain Carmichael, Victor Vietch, Baba Brinkman
Statistics, data science
In a slightly different format from our regular podcast episodes we’re featuring the insights of two statisticians, Victor Veitch and Iain Carmichael as we explore the statistical origins of data science and the divisions and approaches to modeling.
Alteryx Sr. Community Content Engineer, Sydney Firmin takes our Alter Everything Podcast producer, Maddie Johannsen through this journey.
Special thanks to Baba Brinkman for our special theme music, and rap track for this episode. You can access Baba’s full rap track for free on SoundCloud.
Alex Koszycki , Ozzie Dembowski, Matt DeSimone, Mike Fratoni
Career growth, learning paths
For this episode of Alter Everything, guest host Alex Koszycki is joined by Alteryx Community stars, Mike Fratoni, Matt Desimone, and Ozzie Dembowski. All Drexel University alumni, they share a chat about their experiences navigating the higher education world, and life afterwards as they carved out their career paths in analytics.
Healthcare analytics, Women of Analytics, Career growth, public speaking
For this episode of Alter Everything, host Maddie Johannsen is joined by Lynsie Daley, Senior Data Analyst at Intermountain Healthcare.
Not only is she the one responsible for kick starting the Healthcare Industry Alteryx User Group, but she was also featured on a SXSW panel this year alongside Alteryx CEO, Dean Stoecker, focused on using analytics to combat the opioid crisis.
Lynsie details her journey of establishing a Women of Analytics chapter within her organization, and shares why everyone should challenge themselves and become public speakers.
Digital transformation, change management, data literacy, efficiency
Alteryx’s own Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Alan Jacobson, is our guest host, and is joined by Terry Hickey, Chief Analytics Officer at CIBC in Canada. Alan and Terry chat about their experience driving analytics culture at large organizations. Listen through to the end to hear about how Terry likes to reset in his busy schedule, and where he would like to take his dream vacation.
Maddie Johannsen, Nathan Patrick Taylor, Korri Jones
Analytics transformation, change management, career growth
This episode is the second installment of our special Live from Inspire Nashville series. We're joined by Nathan Patrick Taylor and Korri Jones, who each share their origin stories and their thoughts on the power of positivity.
We’re kicking off a series of episodes that were recorded in Nashville Tennessee at the annual Alteryx Inspire conference. For our first episode in the series, we’re joined by Julia Cole, Nashville Recording Artist at CAA Creative Artists Agency for a chat about the inner workings of being a country music artist in Nashville and her Women’s Sports Social movement.
We're joined by Stan Van Gundy, former head coach and president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons and analyst for the NBA for a chat about the past, present, and future of basketball analytics.
We're joined by Patrick “Digan” Digan and Matt “Raise Your Beer Mug” Hochstein for a discussion about jumping head-first into new experiences, Alteryx Server best practices, and the best concerts we've ever been to.
Pete joins us for a conversation about helping businesses and applications teams understand available data sources, and translating that for marketing and other teams across an org. How to build applications that are considered ahead of their time.