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Grand Rapids, MI

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Welcome to the Grand Rapids Alteryx User Group!

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Hello, User Group Members! Please take a moment by answering the questions below to introduce yourself to the Grand Rapids User Group Community. Once again welcome!


  1. What is your name and industry you work in?
  2. What are your favorite weekend activities?
  3. How do you currently use Alteryx?
  4. What areas would you like to grow in?



Chad Reynolds

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1. Data Analytics & Consulting

2. Date night

3. Problem solving with Alteryx - Showing value to my clients

4. Better use of predictive tools





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1. Patrick McAuliffe, Asset Protection

2. Family time, home automation, home improvement

3. To explore the virtual world, scrape the web, and fight crime

4. Predictive analytics

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  1. Automotive
  2. Outdoors
  3. ETL Prototyping
  4. Alteryx integration with external tools and APIs
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Thanks for sharing everyone and welcome to the group!


Chad Reynolds

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1. Jason Dika; Health Promotion and Analytics

2. Being outdoors, playing music

3. Data federation, ETL, and analysis

4. Predictive statistics

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1. Mychele Odell - Retail Operations

2. I like to read, but I'm raising a puppy for Paws With A Cause, so I'm spending my free time training her lately.

3. Data cleansing and standardization, mostly, plus one app that sends text messages via email.

4. I'd like to hear about best practices, since I'm new to Alteryx. 

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1. Tom Madden - consumer products

2. Hiking

3. blending, scrubbing, filtering, downloading, uploading, ETL in general for: spend analysis;  translation (via google translate); searching ebay via their Finding API

4. use of download tool and related tools, predictive analytics

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  1. Adam Rant - Consumer products
  2. Anything to do with Sports
  3. Generating workflow processing engines where we can automate all of our descriptive analytics to hopefully continue to build off of workflows over time as we get into Predictive Analytics. Alteryx tool set would be joining, cleaning, sending data sets to Tableau Server to automatically update Tableau Dashboards, connecting into SharePoint lists and pulling data, scrapping the web for unstructured data, and much more.
  4. Predictive analytics, spatial, and interface tools
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1. Heather Holland, Financial Institution

2. Being outdoors and spending time with family and friends

3. Streamlining report processes. Currently for my reporting I use SQL, Excel and Access to get to my end result.

4. Understanding and leaning about the tools and best practices as I'm new to Alteryx.