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In February, we announced new self-service and enterprise-grade capabilities to its Alteryx Analytics Cloud Platform to help customers make faster and more intelligent decisions across the enterprise. Read on to learn more:  


Alteryx Designer Cloud  

  • Leverage the Designer UI in the cloud 
  • See transformations in real-time with the new Interactive Results Grid 
  • Leverage Smart Sampling and Pushdown Processing 
  • Connect to data with built over 50 built-in data connectors 
  • Reporting is now All Access! 


Alteryx Machine Learning 

  • Bulk Edit in Prep Data Step 
  • Recommended Primitives 


Watch our February 2023 Updates video:



Keep reading to learn more about these exciting new capabilities and features. 


Alteryx Designer Cloud 


The moment we’ve been waiting for is here! Users can now leverage the award-winning, drag-and-drop Designer UI they are familiar with in Alteryx Designer Cloud.  
The new Designer Cloud release also features a powerful interactive results grid that shows users the results of their data transformations in real-time, as well as the ability to use smart sampling and pushdown processing to save time and processing resources. Finally, with Designer Cloud all access, users can connect to their data, wherever it lives, with built-in data connectivity to over 50 sources. 


To learn more about these exciting new features, head over to the new Designer Cloud product page! 




We are also excited to announce the launch of Reporting for Designer Cloud. Reporting helps data workers frictionlessly share data insights across all levels of an enterprise making it easy to create, share, and consume reports. With the click of a button, analysts and data engineers can now leverage Reporting in Designer Cloud to democratize access to their analysis.  



Alteryx Machine Learning 


It's been a little over a year since our launch of Alteryx Machine learning, our flagship AutoML product that brings machine learning models to more users across the organization. Since then, we have consistently delivered enhancements that make this product even easier to use. For February, we have two quality-of-life enhancements that have been eagerly awaited from our customers. 


The first is the ability to apply bulk edits during the data prep step. This enables users to change the datatype of multiple columns at the same time instead of having to change them individually. This much awaited enhancement can speed up the process of getting data ready for analysis.  



A menu will now appear during the data prep step, enabling you to change data types of any or all columns and then run a single time. 


We’ve also released the ability for Alteryx Machine Learning to recommend primitives during feature engineering. For those that don’t know, Feature Engineering is the process of calculating new predictors, or features, to make it easier for machine learning to uncover patterns in data. It does this by using primitives as building blocks to create new features. Machine Learning can now recommend these primitives that will enhance your data and increase model accuracy. 


For example, you could input data with a datetime column and Machine Learning will recommend a column that classifies the dates into “weekday” or “weekend.” It’s just another way this product makes decisions easy when going through the ML process. 



Alteryx Machine Learning can now recommend primitives that can make your model more accurate. 


Conclusion & Learn More 


Thank you for reading and if you want to learn more about this release, check out Release Notes section below. And don’t forget to let us know your thoughts or share your ideas on our Community Discussion Forums. See you next month! 


Release Notes 

Alteryx Designer Cloud | Release Notes 

Alteryx Machine Learning | Release Notes 

Alteryx Auto Insights | Release Notes 

Alteryx Analytics Cloud Platform | Release Notes