Alter Everything Podcast

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.


Special thanks to @andyuttley for the theme music track for this episode.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

Alteryx CDAO, Alan Jacobson, had a chat with author 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.


Special thanks to JW Legacy Music, (@jesperwinkelhorst) for the awesome theme music track for this episode.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.


Special thanks to JW Legacy Music, (@jesperwinkelhorst) for the awesome theme music track for this episode.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.


Special thanks to @andyuttley, one of our winners of the 2020 theme music competition, for the awesome theme music track for this episode.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.

Special thanks to @andyuttley, one of our winners of the 2020 theme music competition, for the awesome theme music track for this episode. It certainly has a whimsical, happy, roller coaster type vibe - perfect for reflecting on the past decade.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.

Special thanks to JW Legacy Music, our first winner of the 2020 theme music competition, for the awesome theme music track for this episode. 

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

For this episode of Alter Everything, music enthusiast turned Alteryx ACE Andy Uttley takes us on a journey through the correlations between math and music.

This is our last episode of 2019, and we want to hear your thoughts on what you’d like to hear featured in 2020, so be sure to share your two cents using our survey here.

Next year, we’re rolling out some exciting new theme music submitted by our listeners, as well as new podcast artwork, and lots of extra bonus content! So stay tuned, tweet with us using #AlterEverythingPodcast, and as always, thank you for listening!

 

 

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.

 

We’ve also announced a competition to create the theme music to be featured on an episode of Alter Everything in 2020! To enter, send us your name, along with a 60 second .mp3 file to podcast@alteryx.com. We've extended the deadline to December 17, 2019, and are looking for an original piece, with no vocals, that really captures the spirit of Alter Everything.

 

Don't forget to share your thoughts on the podcast and let us know what you'd like to hear next! 

 

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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. Visit community.alteryx.com/podcast for show notes and behind the scenes photos from this episode! 

 

We’ve also announced a competition to create the theme music to be featured on an episode of Alter Everything in 2020! To enter, send us your name, along with a 60 second .mp3 file to podcast@alteryx.com by December 3, 2019. We’re looking for an original piece, with no vocals, that really captures the spirit of Alter Everything. Download a .pdf of the full contest rules below.

 

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