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Currently, there is no consolidated group for Alteryx For Good where individuals can join as members or post a blog or recent visit post. (I understand co-lab is there but it is very different from the ask)

 

The suggestion is to create a separate tab under - Alter Nation tab of the community portal similar to Women of Analytics.

 

This will help all the AFG enthusiasts to stay updated about the news and events happening across the world and also take some learnings from each other's visits and implement it in their respective regions.

 

This will also generate more excitement about Alteryx For Good and eventually trigger more Good to the community!!!

@LeahK,

 

How about having a page dedicated to the Grand Prix?  It could include a virtual trophy and bios of the winners (even the participants).  It might also be interesting to have links to the actual problems that they had to solve and potentially even have the data too for download.  Videos of the winning experiences would be a bonus.

 

Cheers,

Mark

Alteryx For Good Activity in India is AdHoc (based on when the charity organization was on-boarded and based on the nature of the Alteryx use cases they have) hence, we will rarely be able to follow or get the existing Alteryx For Good week badges.

 

The suggestion is to create new badges that can be allocated to individuals who participate in such events/activities.

 

This will help to keep up the momentum of the volunteers!

 

(I understand tracking can be a challenge, but we can use eventbrite portal to track the attendance.)

Similar to the weekly challenges camping badges (weekly challenge badges that are assigned when individuals complete - 5, 10, 30, 50, 100 challenges) - There should be camping badges for the regular Alteryx For Good visitors.- 2, 5, 7, 10, 15, 30, 50, 100 (the frequency can be less as there are only limited number of visits one can make throughout the year).

 

This will bring in a gamification aspect for a good cause and will also be helpful to track individuals who have done more AFG visits and others can leverage their experience and expertise.

 

Please note this Idea is different from the Adhoc Badge idea posted earlier.

It would be nice if users could 'check in' when they attend certain events together like Alteryx Inspire, Tableau Conference, or a local community event.

The event people are checked-in to could be posted as a status next to a user's name (ex. JoshKushner - at Alteryx Inspire 2018) and popular events could be summarized on the community home page.

 

This could publicize to other community users meet-up opportunities they might not have been aware of and could facilitate community engagement in real life.

Maybe this is just a "temporary" badge, but I had the thought that as we register for Inspire18, that we could earn a registration badge.  You could see who's coming to inspire and communicate beforehand.  Similarly, if I see a post from someone that isn't registered I could suggest a session for them.

 

Cheers,

Mark

  • Event

Oh no:

  • we had a Valentines day badge, and a st Patricks day, and a haloween day, but no "Star wars Day" badge?  This seems to me to be one of the most important days on the calendar
  • we missed Yuri's night on April 12th too :  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuri%27s_Night
  • I believe we also missed 10th March, which is both "International awesomeness day" and also Chuck Norris's birthday.   

 

We have to start thinking for 2018 how we can appropriately make a fuss of these important days. We should ask ourselves "what would Chuck do"?

 

Don't worry though - we still have time to plan for International CAPS LOCK day, which is held twice per year on June 28th, and Oct 22nd.  THAT IS FANTASTIC YEARLY EVENT (JUST GETTING IN SOME PRACTICE)!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caps_lock#International_Caps_Lock_Day