Alteryx Designer v11–My Initial Thoughts

Alteryx has released version 11 of both the designer and the server. It has a lot of nice improvements and few changes worth being aware of. I don’t use the server so this post is just going to concentrate on the designer and the features I have noticed. The move towards HTML5 based property panels…

Alteryx Abacus – version 1.2

Updated the links to versions 1.2.1 as a file was missing from 1.2 The latest release (version 1.2) of my Alteryx formula add-ins project (now called Alteryx Abacus with thanks to Chris Love) is now available. These are a set of utility functions for use wherever a formula can be used within Alteryx. The functions…

Unaffordable Country In Apache Spark

Back in September last year, the Guardian published a fantastic visualisation looking at house price affordability in the United Kingdom. They took the Prices Paid data from the Land Registry and computed some descriptive statistics about it, such as the median and range. The raw data is easily available from data.gov.uk, and they provide monthly,…

Highlights from the Inspire Europe Conference

Last week, I attended the Alteryx Inspire Europe conference at Kings Place, London. This was the first time they had hosted the event outside of the US, and it was a great success with fantastic speakers and events, as well as selling out to over 400 people. The night before the conference kicked off, about…