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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

In this episode, Tuvy Le, Manager of the Alteryx ACE Program, sat down with her mentor (and frienemy) David Norwood. David is VP of Commercial Sales at Alteryx, was named the 2019 Sales Executive of the Year, and is a funny and warm presence at Alteryx headquarters. Tuvy and David had a chat about how having difficult conversations can ultimately lift people up, and why embracing diverse perspectives on your team is a key ingredient to a rich, fun and successful culture.

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

This episode is an accessibility extravaganza! Guest host and Alteryx Engineering Manager, Steve Tomasak, had a chat with Accessibility and Localization Team Lead, Jeremy Likes, and Kyle Waterworth, Accessibility Product Manager. Both users of assistive technology, Jeremy and Kyle share their personal experiences, and explain the principles of Universal Design. They also shout out ground breaking assistive technologies, and talk about how they’re working to make the Alteryx Platform more accessible to all users.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

In this episode, Alteryx Manager of Global Community Engagement, Leah Knowles, has a conversation with teammate Joe Miller, Director of Customer Enablement. They chat about the Alteryx ADAPT Program which provides analytics training and an Alteryx license to those who have experienced a career layoff due to the pandemic. Leah and Joe also talk about learning techniques and methodologies, as well as their personal experiences with learning analytics.

 


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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

In this episode, Alteryx Community teammates share their Community Picks to recognize other podcasts, publications, and organizations that celebrate Black voices in tech.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.

You’ll hear from Alteryx Data Science Journalist, Susan Sivek, and Doris Lee, a PhD student at the School of Information at UC Berkeley, as they emphasize these topics, and the importance of keeping humans in the loop.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.

 

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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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

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Alteryx Community Team
Alteryx Community Team

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.


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

 

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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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