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MaddieJ
Alteryx Alumni (Retired)

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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!

 

 

Episode number & title Guest names Episode topic Episode description

 

159: Exploring Bias in AI

 

Charita McClellan

Monica Cisneros

Megan Dibble

AI, Analytics Culture

Bias in AI not only impacts repressed groups of people but also inhibits our ability to utilize the technology to its full potential. If bias in AI didn’t appear out of thin air, where did it come from? Charita McClellan and Monica Cisneros join us in a discussion on where AI bias comes from and how we can build a more inclusive future by training AI to include everyone.

 

158: Speeding to the Finish Line using Alteryx

 

Ken Black

Megan Dibble

Customer Stories, Data Engineering

 

Data analysis doesn’t just change motorsport racing; it defines the winners. Learn how Ken Black and his team measure and analyze the absolutely massive amount of data that racecars put out on the NASCAR circuit. Ken is tasked with coming up with new ways of looking at data so GM drivers can gain insights on racing and win.

 

157: Sustainability Reporting with Alteryx

 

Jawwad Rasheed

Jenny Yuen

Megan Dibble

Sustainability, ESG reporting 

 

In this Earth-themed episode, Jenny Yuen and Jawwad Rasheed join us to discuss Alteryx's sustainability efforts and how Alteryx customers are using the product to improve their ESG reporting.

 

156: Winning with Data Science

 

Akshay Swaminathan

Megan Dibble

Analytics Culture, cross-collaboration

 

We are joined by Akshay Swaminathan to talk about understanding the divide between technical and non-technical teams collaborating more efficiently in a business environment.

Whether you're a data scientist, business analyst, project manager, or executive, this episode offers insights into fostering collaboration and driving success in data-driven initiatives. Tune in to gain the tools and strategies needed to bridge the data divide within your organization. Check out a more in-depth dive into these topics in Akshay’s book, linked in the show notes!

 

155: Growing Your Network with the Maveryx Community

 

Calvin Tang

Matt Rotundo

Maveryx Community, ACE, User Groups

 

We are joined by ACE and Community top contributor Calvin Tang. Calvin talks about his love for the Alteryx platform and the joy he finds in helping people reach their full potential in the Maveryx Community. Also discussed in this episode are Calvin’s insights into User Groups and some tips and tricks for new Community members looking to start their journey. 

 

154: Building an Analytics Center of Excellence

 

Jared Carollo

Megan Dibble 

Upskilling, Analytics Culture, Center of Excellence

 

Ever thought about starting an analytics center of excellence from the ground up?  We are joined by Jared Carollo, Director of Analytics and Innovation in the Accounting Advisory & Outsourcing group at BDO, as he walks us through the importance of upskilling and his tips for building a center of excellence in your own company! From blowing coworkers' minds with how easy processes can become using Alteryx Designer to tips on avoiding burnout, you won't want to miss this informative episode.

 

153: Leveraging Alteryx in your Data Pipeline

 

Wayne McClure

Megan Dibble

Tech stack, Data pipeline

 

Are you leveraging the full power of your current tech stack? Allow us to put your worries to rest as we are joined by Nielsen Senior Solutions Architect, Wayne McClure. From using Alteryx as a tool in orchestration to best practices for complex deployments, Wayne shares his knowledge with us about data pipelines and the kind of cutting-edge things Nielsen is doing with Alteryx.

 

152: McLaren Racing's Formula to Success with AI & Analytics

 

Zak Brown

Trevor Schulze

AI, Analytics culture

 

Buckle up--we are exploring analytics at high speeds! This week's episode is a rebroadcast of a conversation with McLaren Racing in a webinar that occurred in November 2023. You'll get to hear from McLaren Racing's CEO, Zak Brown, about how they use analytics and AI to optimize racing cars through collaboration, transparency, and consistently delivering accurate insights

 

151: Enhancing Security with Alteryx

 

Lucas Moody

Casey Essary

Megan Dibble

Data Governance, Information security

 

This week, we are joined by Lucas Moody, CISO at Alteryx, and Casey Essary, Deputy CISO at Bill.com, for a thought leader discussion on what to look for when implementing cybersecurity measures at your company. From dedication to security, transparency, innovation, and customer trust, learn how others leverage Alteryx as a powerful data analytics software to drive informed decisions and enhance security operations. 

 

150: Building the data-driven education system of the future

 

Dr. Oscar Rico

Megan Dibble

 

Education

 

Data science isn’t just for making important business decisions. This week, we are joined by Dr. Oscar Rico, the executive director of technology services at the Canutillo Independent School District. He shares how his district is using Alteryx to transform their school's analytics, the data problems they face, and his vision for a data-driven education system.

 

149: Crafting your message with Data Storytelling

 

Kate Strachnyi

Kat Greenbrook

 

Data Storytelling, Governance

 

Sometimes, data needs more than just an eye-catching dashboard. Collecting the data is only half the battle. Guest host Kate Strachnyi talks with Data storyteller Kat Greenbrook about how you can effectively weave the story your data tells those who may not know all the details. Kat gives some tips and tricks for data storytelling to others, and how to tailor your insights to a broader audience.

 

148: Present & Future of Data Engineering

 

Megan Dibble

Nick Schrock

Data Engineering

 

Data ops is more than just a cool-sounding name for a video game. Data Engineering has transformed and adapted to the way we use data in everyday life so much over the past decade! We are joined by Nick Schrock, founder of Dagster Labs, as he discusses what Data Engineering means to him and how the current world of data is handling the 328.77 million terabytes of data created every single day.

 

147: Transforming entertainment through AI

 

Megan Dibble

Dr. Erica Reuter

Ai, Analytics Culture 

 

Join us as we explore the incredible ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way we create, consume, and experience entertainment. Join us as we delve into conversation with Dr. Erica Reuter, Sr. engineering manager, where we address the concerns and challenges associated with the rise of AI in entertainment. Privacy issues, ethical considerations, and the potential impact on traditional job roles are all on the table. 

 

146: How to drive AI adoption in your organization

 

Mara Cairo

Heather Ferguson

Ai, Upskilling

 

Ready to take the dive into AI utilization? Whether you're a seasoned professional or just beginning to explore the potential of AI, tune in as we delve into the exciting possibilities that arise when organizations take their first steps into integrating AI technologies. We are joined by Mara Cairo, product owner of the advanced technology team at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, and guest host Heather Ferguson, Sr editorial manager at Alteryx. Interested in sharing your feedback with the Alter Everything team? Take our feedback survey here!

 

145: Putting Spatial Analytics Back on the Map with Location Intelligence!

 

Samantha Clifton

Jeffrey Van Rees

Megan Dibble

Location Intelligence, Spatial analytics 

 

Location, location, location! Spatial analytics is carving the way for business across the world. Luckily, Alteryx Location Intelligence has your back by lowering the barrier of entry to geospatial analytics and access to things like access to third-party data. Data is as frictionless and easy as possible to use for anyone! Listen in to hear sales engineer Samantha Clifton and product manager Jeffrey Van Rees take a deep dive into what makes Location Intelligence so special.

 

144: Unmasking the spooky and spectacular side of AI

 

Joe Marco

Megan Dibble

Artificial Intelligence, Large language models

 

Beware as we take you on a rollercoaster ride through the spooky and spectacular world of AI. In this spine-tingling episode of Alter Everything, we delve into the mysterious world of AI, where cutting-edge technology meets the supernatural. Join us as we talk with Joe Marco, Sr. Sales Engineer at Alteryx, and explore the eerie examples of artificial intelligence's dark side and its potential for good.

 

143: How RSM is solving blockchain problems with Alteryx

 

Alula Zeryihun

Zach Szykowny

Megan Dibble

Blockchain, Accounting

 

This week's question: How is Alteryx used in accounting? We are joined in this episode by Alula Zeryihun and Zach Szykowny of RSM, where they discuss how they leverage the power of the Alteryx platform to solve problems in blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

 

142: Enterprise Analytics of the Future, Now - AlterNext Highlights 

 

Nick Haylund

Adam Wilson

Dave Menninger

Tom Davenport

Digvijay (DV) Lamba

Luke Gibson

Julie Tourre

Artificial Intelligence, Data Culture

 

Are you ready to unlock the power of data? In this special episode of Alter Everything, we share some highlights from the AlterNext event that occurred on September 14th, hosted by Nick Haylund, who you'll hear from in this episode. You’ll also hear from a variety of guests covering topics like generative AI, data governance, using data to make informed decisions and much more!

 

141: Accelerating your Alteryx learning with Launch Pad

 

Debbie Nakakande

Megan Dibble

Core Certification, Upskilling, Education

 

Ready to kickstart your Alteryx learning journey? Whether your answer was yes or no, Debbie Nakakande has you covered! This episode's discussion is about learning the Alteryx platform now with the help of Launch Pad. Launch Pad enables users to find relevant and up-to-date learning materials for their favorite Alteryx product.

 

140: Using Alteryx to Understand Climate Change

 

Ken Black

Megan Dibble

Data Culture, Use Case

 

Sometimes, data scientists are more scientists than data. Conducting your own scientific analysis can seem intimidating at first glance. In true Maveryx spirit, Ken Black built a robust research system using the Alteryx platform for his personal use, researching climate change using publicly accessible data. What did he find? Tune in to this week's episode to find out!

 

139: Fighting Hunger with Analytics

 

Chris Williams 

Megan Dibble

Alteryx for Good, Use case, Non-profit

 

What can Alteryx for Good not accomplish? We have yet to answer that question ourselves! Chris Williams, CTO at Precision Analytics Group, joins us for a discussion on the position analytic analysis holds in elevating nonprofit organizations. Chris shares some use cases he has encountered during his work in the field, as well as his experience working with Alteryx for Good.

 

138: The science of winning: sports analytics in action

 

Lauren Schwaar

Megan Dibble

Analytics culture, Sports analytics

 

From the community swimming pool to the Olympics, Lauren Schwaar, founder of Fathom Performance, demonstrates the power that analytics can have in sports development. Lauren also talks with us on how data better data in sports can lead to inclusivity among athletes.

 

137: How to land your next job in data

 

Albert Bellamy

Megan Dibble

Data culture, SparkED

 

Entering the world of data analysis can often be overwhelming and intimidating. This week, Alter Everything is joined by Albert Bellamy, an Alteryx Customer instructor and Data Career coach, on how entering the world of analytics is a lot less scary than it looks.

 

136: Building trust in AI with Fiddler

 

Asa Whillock

Krishna Gade

Megan Dibble

Machine learning, AI

 

This weeks episode of Alter Everything is all about Machine Learning Operations, or MLOps, featuring Fiddler. Joining us for this episode is Krishna Gade, Founder and CEO of Fiddler, and Asa Whillock, Alteryx’s VP of Machine Learning. The focus this episode is on MLOps, how the field is shifting in light of AI developments and establishing trust with responsible AI in organizations.

 

135: From pallets to patterns: a journey from warehouse to data science

 

Flavia Brancato 

Eric Pyatt

Data culture, Upskilling, Analytics culture

 

Being an introvert doesn’t exclude you from being a leader. We are joined this episode by the Alteryx Charlotte user group leader Eric Pyatt, who talks about being a leader, changing career directions, and what the industry of data analytics can do to improve your career trajectory.

 

134: Machine learning made easy

 

Alex Gnibus

Ahmad Khan

Machine learning, AI, Data culture

 

What does accessible AI mean for people who want to start experimenting with its capabilities in data use cases? Hopefully, the answer isn’t world domination by our new AI overlords. We are joined by Ahmad Khan and Alex Gnibus, who discuss the possibilities of AI use in data analytics and everyday life.

 

133: Building a culture of data in non-profits

 

Deanna Sanchez

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for Good, Analytics culture, User Groups

 

What if we told you that your knowledge of Alteryx can help change the world?  Now it can! We are joined by Dallas-Ft. Worth user group leader and Alteryx ACE, Deanna Sanchez. Deanna shares her tips and tricks for how to grow your network and career through volunteering with Alteryx for Good.

 

132: Scoring big with analytics in football

 

Richard Battle

Megan Dibble

Alteryx Fanalytics, Inspire 2023

 

For football clubs, data collection and analytics opportunities are growing faster than you can say “GOOOOAAALL!” But what are the metrics that matter? How are football clubs advancing their analytics maturity? With support from Alteryx and Continuum, Richard Battle of Left Field Football Consulting will share insights from his recent report “Analytics in Football: The State of Play” and will share tips for how to break into the sports analytics game. 

 

131: How democratization can boost your analytics maturity

 

Melissa Burroughs

David Sweenor

Maddie Johannsen

Data governance, Inspire 2023

 

How can you reach analytics nirvana? Analytics democratization! Melissa Burroughs and David Sweenor are co-authors of "Democratizing Analytics: Compete and Win by Empowering Your People with Data." In this episode, they'll explain why making advanced analytics more accessible in your organization will empower your teams to solve complex problems more efficiently, and they'll share actionable steps you can take to get started.

 

130: Alteryx as a game changer

 

Marcus Montenegro

Maddie Johannsen

Upskilling, User Groups, Inspire 2023

 

Calling in from Brazil, we’re joined by Marcus Montenegro, an Alteryx ACE who is passionate about helping his Community upskill in data analytics. Marcus shared examples of how Alteryx knowledge has been a game changer for folks in his network, and advice for how you can get started on your journey. 

 

129: Location Intelligence For All

 

Dave Bryson

Maddie Johannsen

Spatial data, Location intelligence

 

Take your geospatial analytics to the next level with Alteryx Location Intelligence! Alteryx Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, Dave Bryson, shares why geospatial analytics is crucial to any organization, and how you can get early access to Alteryx Location Intelligence to level up your insights. 

 

128: Upskilling a Community

 

Thales Donizeti

Maddie Johannsen

User groups, Upskilling

 

Sharing the benefits of data analytics with a community is an impactful task. Luckily, Thales Donizeti is up to the challenge! As an Alteryx ACE and Leader of the São Paulo User Group, Thales shared what drives him to help upskill those around him. 

 

127: How a governance strategy can help ensure a smooth vacation

 

Philipp Maier

Megan Dibble 

Adam Blacke

Data literacy, Data governance

 

Is the thought of an audit akin to the end of the world? Alteryx colleagues Philipp Maier and Adam Blacke put your fears at ease with their tips for how to get through your audit, and how to vacation-proof your workflow with a solid governance strategy.

 

126: Welcome to Alteryx Analytics Cloud

 

Corey Spencer

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx Analytics Cloud

 

Alteryx Analytics Cloud is here! Automate intelligent decisions, democratize data, and unlock valuable insights all with one unified platform. Corey Spencer, Alteryx VP of Platform Product Management, shares the evolution of data in organizations, and the power of Alteryx Analytics Cloud which brings together Designer Cloud, Machine Learning, and Auto Insights.

125: Insights for all with Alteryx Auto Insights

Megan Dibble

Katherine Roach

Alteryx Auto Insights

 

Supercharge your data storytelling capabilities and automate your reporting with Alteryx Auto InsightsKatherine Roach, leader of the Global Cloud Acceleration Team at Alteryx, takes us behind the scenes of Auto Insights, sharing highlights, use cases, and most-loved features. 

 

124: How data plays a role in the educational landscape

 

Mike Cusic

Annie Mais

Casey Wohletz

TJ Layne

Data Literacy, SparkED program

 

How do educators use data to inform their instruction for students? We’re joined by educational professionals Casey Wohletz, TJ Layne and Annie Mais to discuss how Title I schools around the country are using data to help their students shine.

 

123: The scoop on Alteryx User Groups

 

Flavia Brancato

Alejandro Ferrandis

Data culture, User groups, Inclusivity

 

From leading user groups, becoming an ACE, and naming Alteryx tools in Spanish, Alejandro Ferrandis has done it all. Hosted by User Groups Program Manager Flavia Brancato, Alejandro advocates for inclusive spaces for international language speakers to learn, share, and connect.

 

122: Analytics at Warner Records

 

Charlie Torrible

Doyin Sonibare

Inclusivity, Data literacy

 

How does the music industry collect and use data? We're joined by Charlie Torrible, Head of Data and Insight at Warner Records, to hear how Alteryx is used at one of the worlds largest music labels, and why Charlie is passionate about inclusion and psychological safety at work.

 

121: How to show your boss the value of Alteryx

 

Lauren Sparks

Maddie Johannsen

Core certification, Alteryx Designer

 

If you want to show your boss the power of Alteryx, this episode is for you! As a Senior Manager in the International Tax Team at Expedia Group, Lauren Sparks is full of tips for how to demonstrate time savings with Alteryx, and shares how teams benefit from comprehensive Alteryx training.

 

120: The science of using comedy to boost inclusion

 

Deborah Frances-White

Maddie Johannsen

Data culture, Inspire, Career development

 

Challenge: at your next networking event, find at least one stranger, and help them feel like they belong. Comedian and best-selling author Deborah Frances-White joins us to share the science of using comedy to help people feel included.

119: Problem solving with Alteryx and beyond

Alex Gross

Maddie Johannsen

Data culture, ACE program, advanced analytics

 

How would you go about solving a math problem in a language that you don't speak? Alex Gross, ACE and Alteryx Lead at Alteryx partner M2, did just that in his research on historical math. Through translating the unpublished book "Grosse Arithmetic" by mathematician Anton Neudörffer (1571-1628), Alex has developed a well-rounded problem solving mindset that he uses with Alteryx.

118: Prescribed success plans with Alteryx

Luke Minors

Maddie Johannsen

Data culture, data literacy, upskilling

 

Everyone’s journey with Alteryx is different. Luke Minors, manager of the Alteryx Digital Customer Success team joins us to share how they’re creating prescriptive onboarding experiences to help organizations ramp up their score on the analytics maturity model.

117: Building your data democratization strategy

Steve Brodrick

Megan Dibble

Data democratization, data culture

 

What are the essential pieces of a data democratization strategy? Learn from Alteryx Chief Transformation Officer Steve Brodrick as he shares tips on building a road map, creating effective processes, and upskilling teams. 

116: What does Oktoberfest have to do with Cloud? 

Alex Gnibus

Maddie Johannsen

Paul Warburg

Mike Klaczynski

Designer Cloud, advanced analytics

 

You’ve heard of the cloud. Now get ready for Alteryx in the cloud, plus some awesome cloud technology like Snowflake, AWS and Azure. We’re joined by Alex Gnibus (Alteryx), Paul Warburg (Alteryx) and Mike Klaczynski (Snowflake) to chat about the benefits of managing data in the cloud, why it’s good to get smart on cloud, and how easy it is to combine Alteryx with other platforms for maximum cloud potential. 

115: Building your data analytics brand

Kate Strachnyi

Mariem Ayadi

Data literacy, upskilling, career development

 

What’s the best way to build your personal brand in the analytics world? Kate Strachnyi, founder of the DATAcated Circle, joins us to share why she’s passionate about helping folks upskill in data analytics, and shares concrete tips for fostering a meaningful career in the data space. 

114: SparkED: laying the foundation for careers in data

Ian Wiggins

Mike Cusic

Data culture, upskilling, SparkED

 

To make analytics truly accessible to everyone, resources need to be available to set foundational skills. Ian Wiggins, Manager of Curriculum Development for the Alteryx SparkED program is working to provide these skills through "Data Essentials" - a free course that breaks down barriers to entry for beginners looking to start a career in analytics, or brush up on their data literacy. 

BONUS: DATAcated On Air: Journey to Data Enablement in Fortune 500 Companies

Kate Strachnyi

Jeff Nieman

David Sweenor

Data culture, customer stories

 

McDonalds Director of Data Enablement, Jeff Nieman, shares a behind the scenes look at the analytics ecosystem of one of the worlds most recognized brands. Originally a conversation hosted on Kate Strachnyi's DATAcated Show, Kate along with Alteryx's David Sweenor dive into the democratization of analytics, and the importance of executive buy-in when it comes to digital transformation.

113: Playing Snake Game in Alteryx, because I can!

Owen Coyle

Maddie Johannsen

Data culture, Inspire, advanced analytics

 

Owen Coyle, AKA "TheOC" on the Alteryx Community, shares the origins of his nickname, his favorite parts of the Community, and how he created a snake game within Alteryx.

 

112: Mental health for All(teryx)

 

Charita McClellan

Joshua Burkhow

Treyson Marks

Steve Ahlgren

Mental health, Data culture

 

Alteryx Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager Charita McClellan joins us as our guest host for a discussion on the importance of neuro-acceptance in the workplace. Featuring Alteryx ACE Treyson Marks, Alteryx Distinguished Software Engineer Stephen Ahlgren and Alteryx Principal Evangelist Joshua Burkhow, they discuss what it means to be neurodivergent, the importance of breaking stigma, and how you can create a safe space at work that’s accepting of everyone.

111: Automating with Alteryx at WestRock

LaShell Estes

Jay Harter

Alteryx Core certification, Weekly challenges, Upskilling

 

LaShell Estes and Jay Harter are cornerstones of analytics culture at WestRock, one of the largest paper and packaging companies in the world. Hyper focused on efficiency and automation, they share strategies they’ve used to implement Alteryx across the organization. 

110: How to win the Alteryx Grand Prix

Claire McCollough

ACE program, Alteryx Community, Alteryx Grand Prix

 

We’re joined by the 2022 Inspire Americas Grand Prix winner, Claire McCollough. Claire, who is a Master of Accounting Student from University of Colorado, Boulder is also an Alteryx Ace and shares with us some tips and tricks that she used to secure her spot on the winner’s podium.

109: Racing against climate change with Emma Gilmour and Extreme E

Emma Gilmour

Inspire, Alteryx Auto Insights 

 

Trailblazer Emma Gilmour is the first female driver for McLaren Racing, and she's passionate about climate change. Racing in the Extreme-E Series, drivers like Emma race in remote, unpaved terrain in electric vehicles to put an emphasis on our environment. In this episode, Emma shares what it's like being in the drivers seat, and how data plays a huge role in her sport.

108: How McLaren uses Alteryx to race faster

Jess Tomkins

Inspire, Alteryx Auto Insights, Upskilling

 

McLaren Technical Analyst, Jess Tomkins, shares a behind the scenes look at how they've implemented Alteryx throughout different teams to help McLaren race faster in-house, and on the track.

107: Tips for getting the time you need to learn Alteryx

Emil Kos

ACE program, Alteryx Community, SparkED program, Alteryx Core certification

 

Alteryx ACE Emil Kos shares his tips for how to get the time you need to learn Alteryx, and how to keep track of your analytics wins in order to advance your career.

106: Learning on the fly, quite literally

Dr. Erica Reuter

Sergeant Melanie Goulette

Customer Stories, Analytics Culture

 

Analytics on a helicopter? Predicting crime before it happens? Data really is everywhere! Alteryx associates Dr. Erica Reuter and Sergeant Melanie Goulette join us to share how they used analytics in their past lives in the U.S. Military and law enforcement to make an impact in their communities. They also share cybersecurity tips, and have a discussion about how important it is to avoid bias in your data analysis.

105: How Alteryx helps power analytics at Green America

Pat Keyes Tech for Good, Alteryx Community

 

Working to create a socially just and sustainable society, data is very important to Green America. We're joined by Pat Keyes, IT and Facilities Manager at Green America, to chat about how they're leveraging the Alteryx Tech for Good program to help fuel Green America's mission.

104: Food sustainability: how data helps serve communities

Annika Stott

Nigel Douglas

Jennifer Yuen

Data culture, Tech for Good

 

As Australia's top food rescue organization, OzHarvest depends on data. Annika Stott and Nigel Douglas explain how feeding their communities goes beyond just providing meals, and how the Alteryx Tech for Good program is helping to power OzHarvest as a global leader in food sustainability.

 
103: Strategic digital transformation

Paula Hansen

Nathan Patrick Taylor

Jet Lali

Laura Anderson

Data culture, digital transformation, Auto Insights

 

Three Alteryx success stories in one podcast episode - yes please! Alteryx President and Chief Revenue Officer, Paula Hansen, sat down with Alteryx users Jet Lali (State Street Global Advisors), Laura Anderson (Siemens Energy), and Nathan Patrick Taylor (Symphony Care), to chat about their Alteryx journeys and the importance of having a vision for digital transformation at scale.

102: Data-driven giving in the social impact space

Sona Khosla

Lori Harder

Data culture, Tech for Good

 

Benevity has helped support 303,000 non-profits, helped organize 38 million volunteer hours, and has seen $7 billion dollars in total donations pass through their workplace giving platform. We're joined by Benevity Chief Impact Officer, Sona Khosla, for a deep dive into why corporate social responsibility is more important than ever to help drive positive cultural change.

101: Archiving Feminicide: From Data to Narrative

Monica Cisneros

Kate Butcher

Data culture, Tech for Good, International Women's Day

 Trigger Warming: Femicide. Please be aware that this episode contains a discussion around femicide with mentions of sexual assault and domestic abuse. We advise listener discretion.

In this episode, we discuss the complex web of influences to find out the root cause(s) for feminicide in Mexico, as well as the critical need for data to help fight the issue. Working with activists such as Dr. Sylvia Fernandez, Alteryx associates Monica Cisneros and Kate Butcher discuss how they're helping to digitize and analyze the data to aid in the fight against feminicide.
100: Taking data from "scrambled eggs" to a "five course meal"

Nicolas Cajamarca

Annie Mais

Upskilling, user groups, SparkED program

 
We're joined by Nicolas Cajamarca to discuss how his Alteryx learnings have unlocked opportunities, and why he tells his user group, "If you really want to feel empowered and you really want to have that unleashed potential, go with Alteryx."
99: From zero to Alteryx Certified in 14 days

Rocky Wang

Will Machin

Upskilling, Alteryx Community

 
Rocky Wang, a recent graduate from Toronto, has just started a new career as an analyst! With inspiration from his mom, and a stacked tool kit powered by the Alteryx Community, Rocky shares his journey of leveraging Alteryx knowledge to land this new role.

 

98: 2021 Alter Everything and Data Science Mixer highlights

 

Maddie Johannsen

Susan Currie Sivek

Data culture

 
In this crossover episode, we flashback to some of our favorite moments from Alter Everything and Data Science Mixer.
97: Navigating analytics automation with a human centered approach

Melissa Burroughs

David Sweenor

Mel Erbes

Advanced analytics, data culture, upskilling, digital transformation

 
On this episode, we hear exciting Alteryx user stories from Melissa Burroughs and David Sweenor, co-authors of the new ebook, "Automating Analytics: A Human Centered Approach to Transformative Business Outcomes."
96: Making the case for data literacy in schools

Jennifer Snow

Annie Mais

SparkED program, data literacy, upskilling

 

Tax professional Jennifer Snow, is passionate about Alteryx, and has become an advocate for adopting data literacy in schools so kids can learn skills essential for the workplace.

95: Adventures in the Alteryx French Community

Jean-Baptiste Pinet

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx French Community, Alteryx User Groups, upskilling

 

Bonjour de France! User Group Leader and active member of the Alteryx French Community, Jean-Baptiste Pinet shares upskilling tips and motivation for getting creative in your learning journey.

94: Overcoming challenges and forging career paths

Leanna Jewart

Liza Kliminsky

George Williams V

Maddie Johannsen 

Career development, data culture, data literacy

 

Following the audio journals of three Alteryx interns, they share how they've taken advantage of the learning opportunity to pivot, shape their career paths, form connections, and truly examine what they want professionally.

93: Using data to elevate online community success

Beth McIntyre

Maddie Johannsen

Data culture, Alteryx Community

 

"The most important conversation that's happening about your product or your service is the conversation happening between customers." Beth McIntyre, Head of Community at Bevy and CMX joins us to share the value of community for organizations, and how being data literate can take community success to a new level. 

92: Building a pipeline for women in tech

Razzia Gafur

Maddie Johannsen

Women in analytics, career development, data culture

 

Alteryx teammate, Razzia Gafur, joins us to share how she forged her own path in STEM, and how she's enabling other women to do the same.

91: Analytics in sports

Will Davis

Luke Minors

Maddie Johannsen

Advanced analytics, Alteryx Assisted Modeling, predictive analytics, data culture

 

What's the best way to practice predictive analytics? Build a model to predict something you're passionate about! Alteryx teammates Will Davis and Luke Minors, share how they used Alteryx Assisted Modeling to build a predictive model for the 2020 Euros.

90: Data in filmmaking | directors of Netflix's, The Pharmacist

Jenner Furst

Julia Willoughby Nason

Maddie Johannsen

Data culture, opioid epidemic

 

How do filmmakers use data to make a positive difference in human issues such as the opioid epidemic? Julia Willoughby Nason and Jenner Furst, directors of the Netflix docuseries, The Pharmacist, share how data plays a role in their storytelling.

89: Using data to fight the opioid epidemic | Dan Schneider, from Netflix's The Pharmacist

Dan Schneider

Maddie Johannsen

Data culture, opioid epidemic

 

How can everyone - from data scientists to activists - use data effectively in order to make a positive difference in human issues such as the opioid epidemic? We're joined by Dan Schneider from the Netflix docuseries, The Pharmacist, to learn how he's used data to fight the opioid epidemic.

88: How to transition from spreadsheets to a full analytics program

Ester Bezborodko

Maddie Johannsen

Advanced analytics, ACE program, Women of Analytics, best practices, career development

 

Where do you start when transitioning from spreadsheets to an analytics program? Alteryx ACE Esther Bezborodko shares tips for driving digital transformation at the organizational level.

87: An award-winning Alteryx integration

Andy Bate

Stephanie Mills

Career development, best practices, 2021 Alteryx Excellence Awards

The 2021 Accelerator Excellence award was granted to Andy Bate for scaling and integrating Alteryx at Brookson. Tune in to hear why leveraging the Alteryx Community and encouraging a positive team atmosphere were crucial to implementing this game-changing use case.

86: $5 million in savings and an Alteryx Excellence Award

Ramzey Zbeida

Thalita Carrico

Spatial analytics, 2021 Alteryx Excellence Awards

The Alteryx Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding breakthroughs with data. The 2021 Globetrotter Excellence award was granted to Ramzey Zbeida, with Corsicana Mattress Company for their work in spatial analytics. Learn about the award winning use case, and why getting creative with the data was the key to success.

85: Advancing diversity in tech with CodePath

Razzia Gafur

Michael Ellison

Omar Valenzuela

Career development, mentorship, diversity and inclusion

From in-depth courses and technical mentorship, to interview prep and career fairs, nonprofit CodePath seeks to eliminate educational inequity in technical careers. Our Alteryx BIPOC employee resource group sat down with CodePath CEO Michael Ellison, and CodePath graduate Omar Valenzuela to hear how CodePath resources can serve as a catalyst for landing a career in tech.

84: Let your workflow do the talking

Dawn Duong

Joella Chua

Analytics culture, Women of Analytics, best practices, Alteryx ACE program

Why should you take the time to make your workflows look neat and pretty? (Hint: your team – and your subconscious – will thank you.)

83: Math is cool! Data is cool!

Kenda Sanderson

Erin Wagner

Women of Analytics, actuary, Alteryx ACE program, analytics culture

From sudoku-obsessed to becoming actuarial analysts, Alteryx ACE Kenda Sanderson hosts a chat with colleague Erin Wagner to dive into how math, puzzles and data blew their minds from an early age.

82: Exploring the intersection of data and parenting

Kenda Sanderson

Veronica Brown

Career development, Alteryx ACE program, Women of analytics, data literacy, analytics for kids, Alteryx for K-12

Guest host and Alteryx ACE Kenda Sanderson, is joined by colleague Veronica Brown to chat about parents teaching data literacy to kids and challenges in protecting their family’s data.

81: How to impress your new boss with Alteryx

Samantha Hughes

Career development, Snowflake, Alteryx ACE program, Women of Analytics

Want to “hit the ground running” in a new job role? Alteryx ACE, Samantha Hughes, shares the playbook she followed when she started her new role at Avon. Spoiler alert: bring some Alteryx skills!

80: Tackling human issues with data

M. Radhika Nath

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for Good, data literacy, Women of Analytics

Do you have ideas for how to benefit your community but you’re unsure where to start? Let data be your guide through the chaos so you can focus on a breakthrough.

Susan Currie Sivek

Maddie Johannsen

Data Science

Calling all data scientists! We launched a new podcast called Data Science Mixer, where we'll serve up data science knowledge with a fun, happy hour twist.

78: The whole (data) story

Lanier Mason

Maddie Johannsen

Career development, bias in data and analytics, data literacy

Lanier Mason, CPA with EY, joins us for a look at how it can be difficult to "turn off" an analytical mind, and how his family history served as a catalyst for his data journey.

 

77: Reset and refresh

Jamie Beason

Luis Gonzalez

Career development, Alteryx Advocacy Program, building analytics culture, Women of Analytics

Who doesn’t love a good work/life balance refresh? Jamie Beason, Sr. Director of BI and Analytics at JLL shares her tips for a sustainable work environment, and how she leads her team to do the same.

 

Data [in the] Sandbox Episode 6: Can my TV read my mind?!

Susan Currie Sivek

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for K-12, Analytics for kids, machine learning, artificial intelligence, advanced analytics

In this bonus episode of the Data [in the] Sandbox mini-series, Maddie calls Susan because she’s creeped out when her TV starts making personalized TV show recommendations. It’s like the TV is in her head! Thankfully, Susan explains that the TV isn’t in Maddie’s head – it’s just machine learning and artificial intelligence!

76: Analytics simplicity: A guide for staying out of an analytics black hole

Steve Mann

Maddie Johannsen

Data strategy, data prep & blend, Alteryx for Good, effective analysis communication strategy

Steve Mann, Managing Director from Propel32 joins us for a plethora of tips for analytics process efficiency! He reminds us why it’s important to use simple examples when communicating your insights, and why basics like low hanging fruit can be much more than just basic.

75: (Fun) analytics for all!

Chris McEleavey

Maddie Johannsen

Data strategy, Alteryx Academy, analytics enablement, imposter syndrome

Have you ever referred to yourself as “non-technical” or been afraid to jump in and share your analytics knowledge? Our guest Chris McEleavey joins us from England to remind us that all skill levels have something to learn – and something to teach.

74: I upskilled... now what?

Jamie Lewis

Matthew Millward

Amanda Yates

Maddie Johannsen

ADAPT Program, upskilling, career development, data literacy

With initiatives like the Alteryx ADAPT Program, we’re passionate about upskilling the workforce. But how do you leverage your new skills to land your dream job? The Alteryx Talent Acquisition team joins us to share tips on why you should showcase data literacy in your interview, how to leverage your network to foster career beneficial connections, and how to navigate negotiations like a pro.

73: Insights in action: Using Alteryx to serve Australian communities

Pritish Sharma

Sarah Pennell

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for Good, data strategy, data literacy

What is the data landscape at a food bank? How about an air medical organization servicing the Australian outback? We sat down with Foodbank Australia and Royal Flying Doctors Service and learned why data is critical to their work, and how Alteryx helps take their data analysis to the next level.


Both of these non-profits participated in an Alteryx for Good data challenge in March 2020, where Australian university students used Alteryx to provide analytic insights to organizations. To hear the student journeys, check out episode 59: Reporting from Australia: an Alteryx for Good Data Challenge Adventure

72: Alteryx Innovation Labs: Our home base for machine learning

Max Kanter

Clara Duffy

Neil Ryan

Data Science, open source, advanced analytics, software engineering, career development
When it comes to innovation and enablement at Alteryx, we have a “can’t stop, won’t stop” attitude. Guests Max Kanter and Clara Duffy live and breathe this frame of mind as they put machine learning products into the hands of the next generation of data thinkers, and embody a culture of collaboration and open thinking.
71: Alteryx your curriculum

Annie Mais

Leo Rodriguez

Felipe Rodriguez

Tinh Tran

Ryan Wu

Maddie Johannsen

 

Alteryx for Good, Alteryx for K-12, Alteryx Core Certification, data literacy, career development
Alteryx Core Certified at 13 and 16 years old?! A father/son duo and teacher/student pair share how they worked Alteryx into their virtual learning, and why they believe data literacy with Alteryx will unlock opportunities for them.

 

70: Mapping solutions: using Alteryx to serve community food banks

Chris Williams

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for Good, spatial analytics

How can spatial analysis unlock insights for your local food bank? We sat down with Chris Williams, CTO at Precision Analytics Group, to learn more about the current state of food banks amidst the pandemic, how all volunteers collect and contribute to non-profit data collection, and how the Alteryx spatial tools can be an “ace in the hole” for food bank data analysis that delivers real impact to those in need.

 

69: Alteryx your way ahead

Annie Mais

Heather Harris

Cameron O’Donnell Maddie Johannsen 

 

Alteryx for Good, data literacy, career development, internships

Never. Stop. Learning. Hear from two self-taught Alteryx learners, turned full-time Alteryx career champs as they share their secrets for getting ahead.

 

68: Analytic Process Automation in the Middle East

Fahad Alsaawi
Nawar Hasan
Maddie Johannsen

Analytic Process Automation™ (APA), healthcare analytics, global Community

Analytic Process Automation™ (APA) drives business and people outcomes all across the globe. In this episode, we hear from Middle East thought leaders Fahad Alsaawi and Nawar Hasan as they share why APA is crucial to adopt from a leadership perspective, and how they’re using advanced analytics to fight COVID-19.

 

67: Calling from Copenhagen: building a grassroots data culture

Carlene Jones

Nynne Haagensen

Maddie Johannsen

UX Design, building analytics culture, internship programs, Women of Analytics

Dialing in from Copenhagen, Nynne and Carlene have a chat with host Maddie Johannsen about building analytics culture using a staircase framework, how to be responsible with your data, and why you should think bigger and just get things done.

 

Data [in the] Sandbox Episode 5: When I grow up, I want to be an analytics mastermind!

Susan Currie Sivek

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for K-12, Analytics for kids, data-focused careers

In our last episode of the Data [in the] Sandbox mini-series, Maddie ponders what she’d like to be when she grows up. Now that Susan has explained analytics and data, Maddie wants a job where she can solve puzzles using data! But, what kind of jobs deal with data and analytics? Luckily, Susan knows all about this, and shares her knowledge so Maddie can become an analytics mastermind!

 

Data [in the] Sandbox Episode 4: Analytic treasure maps!

Susan Currie Sivek

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for K-12, Analytics for kids, spatial analytics

In the 4th episode of the “Data in the Sandbox” mini-series, Susan shows Maddie how to use data and something called “spatial analysis” to help Maddie win the game she’s playing on her phone!

 

Data [in the] Sandbox Episode 3: My mom is a fortune teller!!

Susan Currie Sivek

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for K-12, Analytics for kids, predictive analytics

In the third episode of our “Data [in the] Sandbox” mini-series, Susan tells Maddie all about psychics and predicting the future! Erm... well... actually she talks about predictive analytics, and how you can use patterns in data to make educated guesses on what is likely to happen in the future. Tune in to hear how!

 

Data [in the] Sandbox Ep. 2: Why do shark attacks go up when more people eat ice cream?!

Susan Currie Sivek

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for K-12, Analytics for kids, correlation vs. causation

In the second episode of our “Data [in the] Sandbox” mini-series, Susan tells Maddie all about correlation vs. causation... we know it sounds complicated! But it’s actually really cool and important, especially for understanding stats you might hear in the news, or fun facts like the statistic Maddie learned: that shark attack rates go up when ice cream sales rates go up. Does this mean that sharks are jumping out of the water and stealing ice cream?! Are people dumping ice cream into the ocean to share the tasty summer treat with their shark friends?! Tune in to find out!

 

Data [in the] Sandbox Episode 1: Analytics... huh?!

Susan Currie Sivek

Maddie Johannsen

Alteryx for K-12, Analytics for kids, basics of data and analytics

Welcome to “Data [in the] Sandbox”, a podcast mini-series for kids! Have you ever wondered what analytics is? It sounds complicated right? Or maybe you’re curious about why data is important to everyday life. Tune in to hear a real life Data Science Journalist, Susan Currie Sivek, teach her friend Maddie Johannsen, about how data collection and analytics can help you solve tough questions, such as “How can data about snacks help Maddie run faster??”

 

66: The Alteryx AMP Engine: Explained

Neil Ryan

Adam Riley

AMP Engine, CReW Macros, engineering, C++

Alteryx workflows are already fast, but the new architecture behind the Alteryx Engine, Alteryx Multi-threaded Processing (AMP), takes data processing performance to a whole new level. Sr. Manager of Community Content, Neil Ryan, sat down with Principle Engineer, Adam Riley, for a peek behind the curtain of the AMP development process, and a chat about “the why” behind this massive new release that was years in the making.

 

65: Uncomfortable conversations

Tuvy Le

David Norwood

Mentorship, career development, diversity and inclusion, Women of Analytics

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.

 

64: Alteryx-ing Accessibility

Steve Tomasak

Jeremy Likes

Kyle Waterworth

Accessibility, product, assistive technologies

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.

 

63: ADAPT and learn

Leah Knowles
Joe Miller

ADAPT program, data literacy, Alteryx Academy, Alteryx Certification program, Women of Analytics 

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.

 

62: Community Picks: Black voices in tech

Maddie Johannsen 

Lauren Uyeno 

Will Machin

Criston Schellenger

Susan Sivek

Tuvy Le

 

Women of Analytics, career development, responsible AI, diversity and inclusion

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

61: Really groovy data collection: Australian citizen science thrives after the bushfires

Beth Dalgleish
Kylie Piper
Maddie Johannsen

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.

 

60: Analytics automation: keeping humans in the loop

Susan Sivek, 
Doris Lee, 
Maddie Johannsen

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.

 

59: Reporting from Australia: an Alteryx for Good Data Challenge Adventure

Maddie Johannsen,

Ishita Khaitan,
Long Dao 

Caroline Ng,

Sunny T Islam, 

Vaishali Vijay,

Libby Duane Adams,

JJ Phillips

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.

58: Analyzing happiness: a look into the World Happiness Report 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.
57: 17-year-old Avi Schiffmann, on enabling the world to track COVID-19 Maddie Johannsen, Avi Schiffmann 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.
56: Analytics vs. COVID-19 Alan Jacobson, David Quammen Collaboration, COVID-19 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.
55: Advanced analytics, mental health, and inclusivity with Bingqian Gao Maddie Johannsen, Bingqian Gao 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.
54: Approaching change with a value-seeking mindset Maddie Johannsen, Manuel Coello 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.
53: Always improving: the life cycle of an idea Criston Schellenger, Jesse Clark, Jarrod Pozarnsky Ideas, innovation, product management 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.
52: Alteryx-ing the decade Tara McCoy, Libby Duane Adams, Amy Holland Alteryx history, career growth 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.
51: Coaching "The Why" with Stan Van Gundy Alan Jacobson, Stan Van Gundy 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.
50: Math + Music Maddie Johannsen, Andy Uttley Fibonacci sequence, golden ratio, music 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.
49: Building analytics communities Cailin Swingle, Shaan Mistry, Dan Hare 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.
48: Diaries from Inspire London, 2019 Maddie Johannsen, Tina Diagne, Rafal Olbert Inspire, RegEx, ACE program, 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. 
47: Dr. Michio Kaku on the future of data science and analytics jobs Melissa Burroughs, Dr. Michio Kaku Analytics jobs, futurism, artificial intelligence 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.
46: Grand Prix Champion, LordNeilLord Maddie Johannsen, Neil Lord Grand Prix, Inspire, career path 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.
45: Interpretability and fairness through the lens of causal inference 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.
44: Causality Maddie Johannsen, Sydney Firmin, Amit Sharma, Victor Vietch Causal inference 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.
43: Data science through the eyes of statisticians 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.

42: Life after higher education 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.

41: Analytics in Healthcare with Lynsie Daley Maddie Johannsen, Lynsie Daley 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.

40: Snacks, not meals Alan Jacobson, Terry Hickey 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.
39: De la gente Maddie Johannsen, Mindi Grantham Climate change, public service, upskilling others This week, we're joined by world traveler and marketing strategist, Mindy Grantham, as she reflects on her time spent in Guatemala and comments on how climate change is affecting coffee farmers.

38: You don't need to split an atom Maddie Johannsen, Alan Walter, Chris Williams, Lanier Mason Career growth, evolution of analytics This episode is part 3 of our special Live from Inspire Nashville series. Alteryx users Alan Walter, Chris Williams, and Lanier Mason join us for their takes on analytics culture.

37: Unlocking the data story 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.

36: Lyrically brilliant Maddie Johannsen, Julia Cole Women of analytics, inclusivity, music 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.

35: Life as I notice it around me Sydney Firmin, Nadieh Bremer Data visualization, coding languages, career growth Nadieh Bremer dials in from The Netherlands for a chat about her path to becoming a well known data visualization artist, and where she gets her inspiration.

34: Efficiency vs. athleticism in basketball with Stan Van Gundy Neil Ryan, Stan Van Gundy Sports analytics 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.
33: Don't overthink it Neil Ryan, Ryan Carson Enablement in tech
Future of jobs
We're joined by Ryan Carson, Founder and CEO of Treehouse, for a chat about the importance of enablement in tech, and automation and the future of jobs, and Ryan's memories from SXSW over the years.
32: Excuse me, do you speak Alteryx? Brian Oblinger, Rafal Olbert Big data, agile manifesto We're joined by Raf Olbert, Data Scientist at Asda, for a chat about the rise in the volume of data, the agile manifesto, and our shared passion: Aviation.
31: Everything is a system Brian Oblinger, Tobias Macey (DevOps Engineering Manager at MIT) and Neil Ryan (Alteryx) Data engineering, coding languages We're joined by Tobias Macey, host of the Data Engineering podcast, and Podcast.__init__, along with Neil Ryan for a chat about foundations and ethics of data engineering.
30: No (wo)man is an island Christine Bonthius, Linora D'Souza Data literacy, career growth We're joined by Linora D'Souza, Senior Director at Hilton, for a chat about risk-taking and the future of careers in analytics for the iPhone generation.
29: Keep Learning. Keep being curious. Brian Oblinger, AJ Guisande, Michael Barone Data ethics and privacy, data literacy We're joined by AJ Guisande and Michael Barone for a chat about data ethics and privacy, upcoming trends, and tips for sharing knowledge.
28: Mess it up, fix it, rinse & repeat Brian Oblinger, Michael Tredwell, Jarrod Thuener Career growth, ACE program, R, coding languages We're joined by Jarrod Thuener and Mike Treadwell for a chat about thinking outside of the box with analytic workflows and what the ACE program means to them.
27: Into the wind tunnel Brian Oblinger, John Poppin Career growth, predictive analytics We're joined by John Poppin for a chat about how growing up in the digital revolution influenced his career.
26: Joe Mako me crazy Tuvy Le, Alex Koszycki, Joe Mako Career growth Host Tuvy Le sits down with Joe Mako and Alex Koszycki for a chat about vulnerability, imposter syndrome, and a growth mindset.
25: Pythagorean expectations Brian Oblinger, Nick Jewell Data availability, missing data, RPA We're joined by Dr. Nick Jewell for a chat about motivation, going with the flow, and how data is revolutionizing hockey.

24: Be unapologetic in your truth Leah Knowles, Christine Bonthius, Michelle Kosmicki Career growth
Women of Analytics

We're joined by Leah Knowles, Michelle Kosmicki, and Christine Bonthius for a chat about their experience working in the private vs. public sectors, Women of Analytics, and tips for breaking the mold.


23: Access, ease of use, and awareness Adam Blacke Analytics transformation, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning We're joined by Adam Blacke for a chat about the evolution of data culture, A.I. and M.L., and thought leadership.
22: I had no idea I was such a data nerd Brian Oblinger, Deborah Diesel Career growth, spatial analytics We're joined by Deborah Diesel for a chat about her journey through analytics, data dilemmas, and mentor/mentee relationships.

21: I only scrape once a week Brian Oblinger, Daniel Brun Web scraping, career growth, ACE program, Alteryx Certification We're joined by Daniel Brun for a chat about his cat, Harry Potter, and the Designer Expert Certification exam at Inspire Europe.

20: It's like playing 'Eruption' by Van Halen Brian Oblinger, Andrew Derbak Career growth, space management analytics We're joined by Andrew Derbak for a chat about how his musical background led to a career in analytics.

19: The answer is typically "yes" Brian Oblinger, Tasha Alfano Career growth, software engineering, women of analytics We're joined by Tasha Alfano for a chat about software engineering, developer tools, and we'll find out what's in that gigantic binder she carries around the office...hmm

18: The after after after party Brian Oblinger, Jordan Barker, Samantha Hughes, Jesse Clark, Caleb Catalano, Sydney Firmin, Tessa Enns, Katrin Erb Inspire Europe 2018
Attendees at Inspire EU 2018 join us to chat about how Alteryx has Inspired them to Alter Everything.


17: Free the data and your mind will follow Brian Oblinger, Ben Sullins Career growth, data science We're joined by Ben Sullins for a chat about data science, the world of Teslanomics, and why soft skills are the future of your career.
16: Fail fast and fail often Tuvy Le, Chris Love, James Dunkerly, Joe Lipski ACE program, career growth, analytics culture, technology We're joined by Chris Love, James Dunkerley, and Joe Lipski for a chat about ACEhood, Inspire London, and where they get their inspiration.

15: Hungry to learn Brian Oblinger, Katie Haralson Product Management and Visualytics
We're joined by Katie Haralson for a chat about her journey to Product Management and the new Visualytics tools in Alteryx Designer.


14: I didn't count failure as a possibility Brian Oblinger, Patrick Digan, Matt Hochstein Alteryx Server, Trial and Error, Music 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.
13: Innovation comes from frustration Brian Oblinger, Pete Goldey Innovation, data literacy, data availability 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.
12: Simple is hard Brian Oblinger, Steve Ahlgren, Neil Ryan Software engineering We're joined by Steve Ahlgren and Neil Ryan for a deep dive on software engineering in the analytics industry.
11: When advocating becomes contagious Brian Oblinger, Lauren Uyeno, Maddie Johannsen, Tuvy Le Alteryx User Groups, career growth The Alteryx Customer Experience Team has a chat about building a team that enables a global customer base
10: Recruit for attitude, train for skill Brian Oblinger, Adrian Loong Change management, career growth, analytics transformation Adrian Loong joins us for a chat about tackling business challenges, and why you should embrace change management.
9: A photo finish Brian Oblinger, Nicole Johnson Inspire 2018: Anaheim, California
Nicole Johnson joins us live from Day 4 of Inspire 2018 in Anaheim, California to discuss her big Alteryx Grand Prix win.
8: We like to dance it up Brian Oblinger, Jason Mack, Stephanie Cardwell, Joe Mako, Jason Starling, Joe Lipski Inspire 2018: Anaheim, California A cavalcade of stars join us live from Day 3 of Inspire 2018 in Anaheim, California.
7: A verbal version of visualytics Brian Oblinger, Baba Brinkman, Kayla Kurtz, Anthony Wright, John Swift, Ben Edelman, Steve Ahlgren, Bill Abt,Neil Ryan, Garth Miles Inspire 2018: Anaheim, California A cavalcade of stars join us live from Day 2 of Inspire 2018 in Anaheim, California. Brought to you by the Formula tool.
6: I just walked into the advanced course and crushed it Brian Oblinger, Andrew Kim, Nicole Johnson, Joe Miller, Tessa Enns, Mark Frisch Inspire 2018: Anaheim, California A cavalcade of stars join us live from Day 1 of Inspire 2018 in Anaheim, California.
5: On the Road to Inspire Brian Oblinger, Deborah Disel, Leah Knowles, Dan Menke Career growth Leah Knowles, Dan Menke, and an exhilarated Deborah Diesel join us on Catalina for Deborah's "On the Road to Inspire" ziplining experience.
4: Defensive Configuration Brian Oblinger, Mark Frisch, Tony Moses Analytics transformation panelists discuss the role of the consultant in todays analytics-hungry society and why their contributions matter
3: Something that fundamentally changes you Brian Oblinger, CJ Campbell, Deanna Sanchez Alteryx for Good Deanna Sanchez and CJ Campbell join us to discuss National Volunteer Week, Alteryx for Good, and making an impact in your community through analytics.

2: All data is guilty until proven innocent Brian Oblinger, Ken Black, Garth Miles Big data, content creation, career growth, data science Ken Black and Garth Miles join us to discuss “big data”, the process of creating great content, and the Data Scientist role.

1: There’s a lot of coastline in Brian Oblinger, Heather Harris, Tara McCoy Analytics transformation, Women of Analytics Heather Harris and Tara McCoy join us to discuss building a culture of analytics in an organization and the impact that women can have on the industry.

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