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I am curious to know how Alteryx got its name. What is the story behind the name?

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Hi everyone,

this isn't a technical question but I would highly appreciate any insight into how this powerful tool was given its name.

 

Thank you very much, 

Ritesh

Alteryx Certified Partner
Alteryx Certified Partner

Here's their story:  https://www.alteryx.com/press-releases/2010-03-24-src-llc-now-alteryx

 

In short, Dean named it.  Alter the YX coordinates (spatial:  Lon/Lat).

 

Cheers,


Mark

Alteryx ACE & Top Community Contributor

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Thank you MarqueeCrew!! That's an interesting tidbit to know!