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Recording - Mastering Alteryx Designer Tools | Beyond the Basics - Session 2: Spatial

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Hi SparkED Network! We are back with the continuation of the Mastering Alteryx Designer Tools series, but this time with a focus on intermediate and advanced-level topics! Join Alteryx SparkED for the highly requested extension of the Mastering Alteryx Designer Tools series – Beyond the Basics.


Checkout the recording below of Session 2 - Spatial Analytics. During this training, Alteryx ACE, @Deanna Sanchez, builds upon a previously used Pizza Sales workflow to demonstrate a variety of Spatial Tools in Alteryx Designer, including 'Distance' to calculate distance between objects, and the 'Trade Area' tool to create regions around specified point objects in the input file. Attached to this thread is the packaged .yxmd workflow, and PowerPoint Deck Deann presented on. Deanna also include some extra bonus items, such as the Spatial Process tool, as well as how to output the intersecting polygons where trade area radii overlap. 



This part two training series is tailored for individuals who have a solid foundation in Alteryx Designer and are eager to explore the more intricate aspects of data analytics, reporting, spatial analysis, and automation through macros and apps. The very knowledgeable and esteemed Deanna Sanchez, Alteryx ACE and GIS (Geographical Information Systems) expert, will continue to lead these sessions, sharing her expertise on all things advanced analytics through hands-on Alteryx Designer application with sample and/or publicly available datasets.


If you missed part one of the Mastering Alteryx Designer Tools series from last year, access the session recordings below! Packaged workflows are included on the threads linked. These videos are a great way to prep and gain experience before joining part two of this Alteryx Designer training series.

Check out the training schedule below for upcoming session dates, topics, and registration details. We begin with reporting, using Alteryx to build dynamic charts, maps, and tables in a variety of output formats.  Next, Deanna will showcase her spatial analytics expertise by leveraging a range of spatial tools within Designer to create, combine, and modify spatial objects to generate insights. Lastly, we’ll cover apps and macros, learning to create user-friendly interfaces with Analytic Apps and automate tasks through macros.


Join us for this exciting series designed to push your Alteryx Designer skills to new heights. Whether you're a data enthusiast, analyst, or seasoned Alteryx user, these sessions offer a deep dive into advanced topics, providing you with the tools and knowledge to tackle complex data challenges confidently.


Datasets & Materials will be emailed to registered participants prior to each training.


Training Schedule 2024

  • Session 1: Reporting – Monday, February 5th 3:30 pm – 5 pm MST
  • Session 2: Spatial – Monday, March 4th 3:30 pm – 5 pm MST 
  • Session 3: Analytic Apps – Monday, April 1st 3:30 pm – 5 pm MST Register Here 
  • Session 4: Macros Overview: Standard, Batch and Iterative – Monday, May 6th 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm MST