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Welcome to the industry discussions forum — a dedicated space to share resources, connect with like minded data workers, and discuss industry specific analytic challenges + solutions. Please read the Welcome post pinned below to familiarize yourself with how to engage in this new forum.
Right now, the power to solve new global challenges across industries, is at your fingertips, no matter where you're working from. Create a new topic or reply to an existing thread to share your perspective.
Tara ran us through how she used Alteryx to analyze fares for a part-time Lyft driver. She dove into how she uses Alteryx’s predictive tools and her linear regression model.
Tara’s process to predict her next fare & workflow snapshot
She ran us through how she adjusted her dataset and model through several iterations. A large part of model building is ensuring that you have the best possible data for your model. Check out the recording for more
For those Alteryx geeks who love to experiment, Alteryx has a BETA program where you can apply to test out the latest features and provide feedback!
Recently, Alteryx started an analytics podcast called Alter.Everything. All episodes are available on Community and on SoundCloud.
Mingda Xu & Sonte Burk, Big Lots
Mingda & Sonte presented their use case on how they integrated Alteryx into Big Lots’ inbound & e-commerce business. They showed us how they moved toward a more proactive approach by replacing manual spreadsheet-driven processes with Alteryx:
Mingda & Sonte used Alteryx to move to a more proactive approach.
Check out the meeting recording to see their demo in Designer!
Their second use case centered around improving efficiency & lowering cost for parcel shipping. By ensuring that an accurate carton size is used for shipments, they can lower cost and improve their operational performance.
You too can share your work at the Transportation UG!
The Transportation User Group is always looking for speakers who would like to share their use cases. If presenting interests, you, please email email@example.com or reach out to one of the group leaders!
A few Alteryx announcements:
Inspire will be taking place on June 10-14, 2019 in Nashville, TN. Join us for a Transportation UG meetup!
If you missed any meetings, you can catch all recordings right on the Alteryx Community Page – Meeting Round up. All Industry User Group meetings are recorded and are available for replay.
-Isaac, @WilliamChan & John, your Transportation User Group leaders