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Challenge #242: Meet Me Halfway

AYXAcademy
Alteryx
Alteryx

A solution to last week's challenge can be found here242image.png

 

One day it will be nice to travel again. When that day comes, efficiency won't be on many people's minds, but we can dream...

 

This week's challenge is to find the most central office location to meet up, given a list of cities in which Alteryx has offices. The dataset contains the City, Region, and coordinates of the cities. Your task is to determine the city that is most central for each region, then calculate the distance from each of the other cities in that region to that city.

Jonathan-Sherman
15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora

Challenge 242 is done! The sort was only to get records in the exact order as the challenge output so technically managed a 4 tool solution!

 

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patrick_digan
16 - Nebula
16 - Nebula
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neilgallen
12 - Quasar
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Aaron_Harter
11 - Bolide

So many beautiful cities & regions to visit!

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(edit 11/16 10:00 CT) video of solution overview:

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dsmdavid
11 - Bolide

 

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Was trying to plot a map, but got an error:
\AppData\Local\Alteryx\bin\RuntimeData\MapServer/Default.map: MapServerError - Routine:msProcessProjection() Message:proj error "no system list, errno: 2
" for "init=epsg:900913" Code:11 ??

oh well, just the table then.

NS4
7 - Meteor
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Blake
12 - Quasar

Fun spatial challenge!

 

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paulfound
11 - Bolide
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Wow, wasn't expecting that to be that simple! Good job Alteryx!

DeanWest
9 - Comet

Great challenge to start the week!

 

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Did anyone else notice that the point created for Broomfield is in California?
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