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

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, 


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Alteryx Certified Partner

Here's their story:


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




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