We are currently experiencing an issue with Email verification at this time and working towards a solution. Should you encounter this issue, please click on the "Send Verification Button" a second time and the request should go through. If the issue still persists for you, please email support@alteryx.com for assistance.

Location Data Knowledge Base

Data methodologies, and Release schedules.
What to do when you see the "CASS engine appears to not be installed" error.
View full article
Do you pull in demographic variables from the Allocate toolset and then use a formula tool for some basic math functions on those variables? Summing them together for example?
View full article
Ever wonder about the “behind-the-scenes” calculations of Alteryx’s drive times?  How does Alteryx know how long it would take to travel from Point A to Point B?  This post explores the “speed” variable used to calculate Drivetimes.
View full article
This note is to alert users of 2010 Census SF1 Data in the Core and Spatial Data Bundles (including Q4 2015) of the reversed values in a report template. The report SF1 2010 Report - US Census 2010 Overview Comparison reflects reversed values for % Hispanic and % Not Hispanic. The corrected report will be included in Q1 2016.  This report can also be updated in a desktop install now by overwriting the existing report template with the corrected report template.   Action required: Replace the incorrect report template file Close open instances of Alteryx or Allocate Download, unzip and extract US Census 2010 Overview Comparison.rptx from the Community Article to the local Alteryx location. A typical install location is C:\Program Files (x86)\Alteryx\DataProducts\Portfolio\ALTERYX_US_Census_2010_SF1_15D\Reports Overwrite the existing template dated from 2011 with the updated templated dated 4/18/2016 Launch Alteryx or Allocate and generate output for the report SF1 2010 Report - US Census 2010 Overview Comparison  If you have other concerns or need assistance with these instructions, please contact our Customer Support team at support@alteryx.com.   How do you know if the report is corrected? Generate the report SF1 2010 Report - US Census 2010 Overview Comparison for the United States and review the fields % Hispanic and % Not-Hispanic. Depending upon the version of data installed the values may differ slightly but the proportions will be similar to the image below.     If you have other concerns or need assistance with these instructions, please contact our Customer Support team at support@alteryx.com.  
View full article
Behavior Analysis users installing Q3 2016 US Experian data should read!
View full article
The 2021 scheduled release dates for the standard Data packages.
View full article
UK-ROI Geocoder relies on TomTom web services, so make sure to whitelist api.tomtom.com at the firewall or proxy level!
View full article
Access is denied when user attempts to install CASS datasets both Locally and at the Network level
View full article
The Q2 2020 Business and Location Insights data packages are now available for your analysis. The packages include analytics-ready data from a variety of vendors as well as data-specific analysis tools which will empower users to get the most from the packaged data. Here’s what you have to look forward to in this release!
View full article
The Q3 2020 Business and Location Insights data packages are now available for your analysis. The packages include analytics-ready data from a variety of vendors as well as data-specific analysis tools which will empower users to get the most from the packaged data. Here’s what you have to look forward to in this release!
View full article
The Q1 2021 Business and Location Insights data packages are now available to plug into your analytic processes.
View full article
This article will be taking a look at the underlying formulas that constitute built-in and virtual variables
View full article
You know what really stinks? Working with addresses that aren’t standardized or verified. Whether human-input, or one of the many address formatting standards in the U.S., being stuck with an address you can’t either (1) identify or (2) ensure it exists can be a real pain in the… well…\n  \n CASS is here to help!
View full article
How to find the latest CASS datasets
View full article
Have you recently updated your Alteryx version, and now are getting an error when you try to run workflows that use Spatial Data? This article outlines the symptoms, diagnosis, and solution for the Error: “The Designer .x64 reported: InboundNamedPipe::ReadFile: Not enough bytes read. Overlapped I/O operation is in progress.” message associated with Spatial Tools.
View full article
The ConsumerView Matching macro enables users to match their customer file to the Experian ConsumerView data. Starting with customer information such as name and address you can leverage the ConsumerView macro in Alteryx to append a variety of information about your customers such as household segmentation, home purchase price, presence of children in a home, estimated education and income levels, length of residence, and many more!
View full article
There are thousands of unique coded values in ConsumerView: 4,070 to be exact! It can be overwhelming to have to look them up. Fear not! The ConsumerView Output Decoder brings back the functionality of the ConsumerView Renaming Macro, but is now included with our data releases as of Q4 2019.
View full article
The Q4 2019 Business and Location Insights data packages are now available for analysis. The packages include analytics-ready data from a variety of vendors as well as data-specific analysis tools which will empower users to get the most from the packaged data.
View full article
As we announced in December, we have partnered with Mapbox to provide new basemaps for designer 2019.4. For our Q4 2019 Business and Location Insights release we will be transitioning from our previous provider to Mapbox. Workflows that have “Most Recent Vintage” selected from the basemap drop down will transition smoothly to the new provider.
View full article
We are excited to announce an improvement to our US Business Insights data package! Specifically, we have upgraded the access to traffic count data, TrafficMetrix, provided by Kalibrate Technologies.
View full article
Previous Methodology Guzzler (Q1 2015) Removed from data installers starting Q2 2021
View full article