Alteryx Primary Use Case

Deputy Manager at Keppel

I am using the product for making machine learning models for particular uses that we have to focus on analytics.  

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Senior Capacity Planner at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

We were analyzing data trying to find anomalies with the servers and things that were going wrong. Normally in what we do, it can be a very manual process looking for that kind of stuff. Therefore, using this product, I created a workflow that went out and looked across all devices for problems that are happening, and managed to cut down the number of issues that were being created daily.

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AS
Technology Sales & Cybersecurity Professional at a computer software company with 51-200 employees

The team uses Alteryx for many things because they code various algorithms to create different dashboards. These are used as solutions for various things from sales to customer experience to whatever else the customer needs. So there are many areas where the team is using the product. There is not one, but as of now, there are some 30 different use cases that we have.  

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Director at Decision Science
  • Data acquisition, accessing all types of data services no matter the format, vendor or platform, I can connect, read and process the data.
  • Data blending and descriptive, creating consolidated data sets, such as joins, unions, summarize, and all basic and advanced data manipulation tasks. 
  • Advanced analytics, like predictive and prescriptive analysis, which are very good tools. 
  • Preparation

It involves reading multiple data sources, in different formats, reshaping and blending them together to answer business questions. We generate models for predictions and optimization.

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Master Data Senior Business Process Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

The solution allows us to create some reports that my organization uses, that my team uses. We also move some data from one particular legacy ERP into a shared SQL server to mix information from defense applications into one repository for analytic purposes.

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RP
Director at a non-tech company with 11-50 employees

Our clients buy the product license and then ask us to configure and set it up for them. We also provide training on product use and act as troubleshooters if customers have problems. The company has a 15-member team that provides training and consulting on multiple technologies.

We have clients who are from tax, audit, and automation. They also use Automation Anywhere and Robotic Process Automation Application.

There are three primary use cases for this product. 

Firstly, we have a case study that involved lot of buy and sell transactions in Dubai (real estate). We wanted to create a model that takes up all the data sets that are frequently upgraded, and then be able to extract a ballpark transaction value based on multiple parameters. A big task was to sanitize the data including how to handle incomplete data sets.

Secondly, it is used to automate reconciliation of tax related system entries. For example, or for tax reconciliation such as a client in India where there is something similar to VAT called GST, a requirement to reconcile different transactions and make sure both party's accounting books match.

Finally, there is a case where you have your own accounting software such as SAP and it has to talk to another software application, which is not SAP compatible so we use Alteryx.

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VH
Solutions Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

We're using the solution primarily to clean up some of our customer CRM data and to integrate it with some of our Salesforce requirements.

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WM
Director at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

The solution is primarily used for data preparation, data cleansing, and, in some cases, predictive analytics. That said, the major use is in the preparation of data.

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ME
Logistics improvement Analyst at a manufacturing company with 5,001-10,000 employees

Alteryx is one of our primary tools in our company and we use it mainly for future analytics. We are primarily trying to determine what the past has looked like and then apply predictive analytics. 

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MJ
Advance Analytics PO at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees

We primarily use the solution for all machine learning projects, including perspective molding. We're using it for our marketing efforts.

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LW
Senior Data Architect, Total Rewards Analytics and Insights at a retailer with 10,001+ employees

We primarily use the solution for data processing and ETL.

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Executive at Suyati Technologies

We have several Alteryx certified analysts on our team, and we serve customers who want Alteryx. We don't use it in our company.

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Manager - Analytics at Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd (Bookmyshow)

We primarily use the solution for ETL purposes and also for a lot of our modeling and scheduling.

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MJ
Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

The primary use case of this solution is mainly for advanced analytics, including some bison-scripts for the machine learning on data, as well as data cleaning and data processing activities.

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JH
QA Validation at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees

I use this solution for KPIs and trending.

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RC
Commercial Intelligence Coordinator at a international affairs institute with 5,001-10,000 employees

We primarily use the solution for automation, data cleansing, QA, some data science and machine learning software for the company.

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SC
Product Manager at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

We are mainly using Alteryx for data preparation and processing data. 

We are also monitoring for some of our customers, in product analysis, regressions or customer segmentations, and column correlations analysis.

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KD
Solutions Engineer at a computer software company with 201-500 employees

I have multiple clients that are using this solution and the use cases can be very specific to the domain they are coming from. 

I am an Alteryx designer and I have been trying to fine-tune the operations. Most recently I have been getting more involved with predictive analytics. I am transitioning from the ETL to an advanced analytics platform and then doing the seamless integration with the BI tools. These are the areas I have been exploring and currently, I am only working on use cases that are very specific to this area.

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General Surgeon at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees

I am the head of investigation on-site, I use the solution every day for merging and other management of records. I also export data to individuals that need the information we store, such as facilitators.

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KP
Director, Innovation & Analytics at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

We are using this solution mostly for ETL purposes, and we have just started using advanced analytics, demand forecasting, and some supply chain optimization tasks.

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Business Intelligence & Data Analyst at a non-tech company with 501-1,000 employees

We primarily use the solution for basic data analysis and forecasting.

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SS
Manager at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees

Our primary use case is for ML related and deep learning related things like data cleaning and and then later we work on machine learning. I'm a business analyst and we are customers of Alteryx. 

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HS
Data Analytics Consultant at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees

My company uses Alteryx differently for each of our clients' individual cases.

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RF
Director, Digital Experience & Media at Qdoba Restaurant Corporation

We have many use cases for this solution.

For example, we used it for data prep and blending as well as machine learning. We built customer 360, have used it for labor optimization, and demand forecasting.

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AK
Co-Founder at a computer software company with 11-50 employees

We use Alteryx for aggregating different Excel data and doing general analytics.

Within our company, there are five employees using Alteryx.

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Technical director, BGFi Data & Analytics - Asia Pacific at Positive Thinking Company

We use this solution for self-service data preparation from data warehouses and data marts.

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