I joined Alteryx on June 27th of this year, as part of the certification team.
Since a major component of my job is creating and updating questions for the Alteryx certification exams, my first priority was to learn Designer (from scratch) and pass the Core exam.
Others in the office told me that people often fail their first attempt and that a month was a reasonable time frame for passing the exam but being overly competitive I wanted to exceed those expectations.
Thus began my journey to the core…
I decided to start by studying all of the core interactive lessons.
When I say study, I mean study.
Pausing, rewinding, and taking copious amounts of notes.
I figured it was better to put in the time now than have to revisit the lessons for all the bits of information I should have written down the first time.
(I must confess as a former high school math teacher, I truly appreciate organized, detailed notes, and once said out loud in front...