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Challenge #242: Meet Me Halfway

KaneG
Alteryx
Alteryx

I couldn't decide which way I wanted to go and so I went with a couple.

 

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The first one finds the centroid for each region and then finds the nearest office to that. This is quick, but does it definitely minimise distance? So the second one actually does the calcs on the distance to work out the min. 
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TonyA
Alteryx
Alteryx

Here's my solution. Kudos to @Jonathan-Sherman! I started down the same path but ran into a snag

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Couldn't figure out how to create the centroid. Kept looking at the spatial tools and forgot all about Summarize. That's what's so great about these challenges. I'm always learning something new..

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Jean-Balteryx
14 - Magnetar

Here is my solution !

Qiu
17 - Castor

Very much fun one!

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JennyMartin
9 - Comet
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Always fun to use the spatial tools! Video solution here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2yVymR0ERo&list=PL18SpOXDj-KMUD4YwWC5vZaUsIa7drxNZ&index=46

Find the challenge here:https://community.alteryx.com/t5/Weekly-Challenge/Challenge-242-Meet-Me-Halfway/td-p/666670
Greg_Murray
12 - Quasar

This was a fun one. 

 

cgoodman3
12 - Quasar
12 - Quasar

Longer than some solutions, but feel this is robust incase the data changes to always find the nearest, instead of incorrectly matching to a nearby location in a different region.

 

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Chris
Check out my collaboration with fellow ACE Joshua Burkhow at AlterTricks.com
balajilolla
8 - Asteroid
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Solution Attached

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ACW
6 - Meteoroid

Learned something new, group by region and create centroid, that reduced the steps needed to knock out the task. thx!

Nanoq
5 - Atom

Im looking forward to seeing some other replies to this, i dont think my solution scales particularly well