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2018-03-06T16:25:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Alteryx?


If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Alteryx, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 20Real User

I don't make use of Alteryx myself, although my area, of which I am a manager, does. I am a customer of Alteryx. There are six people making use of the solution in our organization, two from compliance and one a data scientist. My colleage rates Alteryx as a nine out of ten. She says she loves it.

2021-12-20T23:22:00Z
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Reseller

For anyone considering Alteryx, I would say go for it. Trust that there is a really good set of not just in-company support, but also a lot nice and very decent resellers and partners that can help you do anything you want. Overall, if you are looking for data management, if you need to improve your ability to blend data and to get insights out of data, Alteryx is the way to go. On a scale of one to ten, I would give Alteryx a nine.

2021-12-15T04:40:00Z
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Real User

I rate Alteryx an eight out of ten.

2021-12-10T21:20:00Z
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Top 20MSP

We are partners with Alteryx. I'm using version 21, the latest version, which may be either 21.1.4 or 0.3.2. I would advise potential new users to go through the community to learn. They should go through the learning path for the Alteryx solution for both the designer and the server. It's good to take it slowly. New users should be able to do this within a month or two. The solution is pretty straightforward to learn. I'd rate the solution at an eight out of ten.

2021-11-16T17:54:34Z
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Real User

I would recommend this solution. I like it. I would rate Alteryx a nine out of ten.

2021-10-16T11:04:53Z
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Real User

The choice of product really depends on your needs. I would prefer to use NinePlatform for open sources certainly, but if you're after a proprietary solution because you have different needs, then I think Alteryx is a really good solution if you are looking for a scale. It all differs from case to case depending on requirements. It's about the feasibility of the product for your specific use case, so I rate this solution a six out of ten.

2021-07-31T19:27:46Z
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Top 20Real User

I would definitely advise others to give it a fair look. It's a great product. It is not marketed as a solution to all different types of aspects of analytics. I'm not going to downgrade it just because that's not within the scope of what they're marketing the product for. Based on what it has been marketed for, I would rate Alteryx a ten out of ten.

2021-06-18T20:02:17Z
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Top 20Real User

We are Alteryx partners. I'd rate the solution at an eight out of ten. It's a very good product, however, the pricing makes it quite expensive. In comparison, I love Dataiku. I've seen it's a very, very good product and we are working hard to start offering this product to all our customers. They have an option for companies to from medium-size to large-size. However, they don't have options for small customers. That said, you can start from, for example, an investment in $30,000 and up. You can go progressively investing in the product. That's not the case for Alteryx.

2021-05-12T12:27:12Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are just customers and end-users. I would advise other companies considering the solution that the training is important. They've been great working with us on free training for this, that, and the other. The company really does provide a lot of those resources. The community is very good. The knowledge base that's out there in the community is great. A company should just tap into that and any free training they can. It takes a little bit of time to get proficient at it, however, the payoff is there. Overall, I would rate it at a seven out of ten.

2021-04-23T21:33:18Z
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Top 20Real User

If a customer already has a data engineering and analytics team, I would lean towards RapidMiner and DataRobot, depending on the specific need of the customer. If they want more AI, I would recommend DataRobot. If they want more analytics and data, I would go with RapidMiner. If they don't have a data engineering and analytics team and they're starting something afresh, or if they have a capacity issue with the analytics team, then I would recommend Alteryx. Alteryx works out pretty okay if they don't have a sufficient number of qualified data and analytics people because it goes with the philosophy of citizen data scientists. I would rate Alteryx a seven out of ten.

2021-03-26T14:52:38Z
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Real User

We're just a customer and end-user. We don't have a business relationship with the company. We have an Alteryx server, and we also use the desktop version or the designer version on our workspaces, which are hosted on the cloud. In general, I would rate the solution at an eight out of ten. We've been mostly happy with it, however, there are areas in which is could improve.

2021-01-31T06:52:35Z
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Top 20Real User

We're a corporate user and end-user of the product. While I don't know the version number off the top of my head, I can say with certainty that we are using the latest one. The solution is going to be best for technical users or people that have hands-on experience with data such as data scientists or people that can be creative and deal with multiple different databases and different permutations in the structured query language right across those different databases. It's fairly standard, however, not completely, and so, people in that realm tend to be able to function well, people that are analysts may struggle and have a bit of a learning curve that they have to deal with. I've been doing this throughout the information life cycle - about 35 years plus. Therefore, for me, it's my second nature. Others that haven't been exposed to technology over that timeframe may struggle. I'd rate the solution ten out of ten.

2021-01-26T18:51:55Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would recommend the solution 100%. I really think it is a better platform than competitors. I rate Alteryx a nine out of ten.

2021-01-14T06:30:15Z
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Real User

Although I use this product regularly, I used to code for many years and I am not a big fan of tools like Alteryx. I don't think that it's a good product, and the reason is that when the use cases get more complex, the models get exponentially larger and more complex to put together. My advice for anybody who is implementing this product is not to underestimate the need for training, in particular, when your use cases get a little more complex. I would rate this solution a five out of ten.

2021-01-06T21:49:34Z
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Top 10Real User

I would definitely recommend this solution to other interested companies. The real question is: do you really want people doing self-service analytics? On a scale from one to ten, I would give Alteryx a rating of eight.

2020-11-17T12:28:07Z
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Top 20Real User

We're just a customer. We don't have a business relationship with Alteryx. I haven't updated to the latest version yet. I'm unsure which version of the solution I'm currently using. We are, as an organization, shifting and moving away from the solution. We are now going to utilize a new tool that is being selected. Due to some complexities in Alteryx, we are moving away from it. Overall, I'd rate it seven out of ten. It has a lot going for it, however, we need a solution that's less complex and offers more coding capabilities.

2020-10-22T14:39:51Z
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Real User

I think Alteryx is a good software to work with. It's user-friendly and more accurate than other products in terms of the predictions and modelling. I would rate this solution an eight out of 10.

2020-09-23T06:09:54Z
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Top 20Real User

Most of our clients in Hong Kong are on-premises because they don't want to share the data on the Cloud. We use several other products because we want a unified platform for our customers. If you have experience with Excel, macros, or VBA then you have a great foundation to use Alteryx. I would rate Alteryx an eight out of ten.

2020-09-06T08:04:26Z
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Top 20Consultant

We're simply users of the solution. We don't have a professional relationship with Alteryx. We're currently using the designer license, however, I'm not sure of the exact version I'm currently on right now. I believe it is the latest version. There's a 14-day free trial for those organizations that would like to try the solution before they commit to anything. I would recommend the solution, 100%. It basically has everything we need. While we don't have all the features on offer in our particular license, it does have everything we need, and if our needs change, we can always move up to the next tier. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten.

2020-07-05T09:38:02Z
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Top 20Real User

We're just a customer. We don't have a business relationship with the company. Our organization is dealing with large amounts of data, yet we do not have the money to buy a Microsoft product like SQL. Alteryx is a pretty good alternative to handle the ETL part of the workload. We've been largely satisfied with the solution. I would rate the solution eight out of ten overall. We've been happy with the results that have been provided to us so far. If the solution offered a connector as a direct input for MySQL, or better data visualization, I'd rate it higher.

2020-06-30T08:17:33Z
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Top 20Real User

This is a product that I recommend. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-06-25T10:49:21Z
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Real User

We're Alteryx partners. We handle various deployment models, depending on the client's needs. I've worked with other solutions such as Knime, among other tools for data science and data prep. It's great that this solution is just drag and drop and easy. I'd recommend the solution. I'd rate it 9.5 out of ten.

2019-12-26T09:22:00Z
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Real User

I would suggest that the decision to purchase the product should be based on a company's level of deployment. If it's for a process for a pharma company, which is a smaller enterprise. then I recommend starting with KNIME. As the data gets bigger, switch to Alteryx. I think they should have a student version just like Tableau does. Not all the tools, but the basic top 10 or 15 tools. The reason I suggest this is because there's a huge need for Alteryx users, but because of its 14-day trial period, a lot of students cannot get a handle on it so a scaled-down light version would be good. I would rate this product an 9 out of 10.

2019-12-23T07:05:00Z
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MSP

Advice that I would give to people considering Alteryx as a solution depends on the real needs from business to business and in accord with what use cases they have. I think Alteryx definitely takes away the potential problem of having to have a lot of technical expertise. Any business user can use Alteryx to develop their business case and use the program's options much quicker without having the technical knowledge and programming know-how. It really depends on the skills and resources of the individuals in the company. They should use Alteryx if they want users to be able to walk through the process and deploy their own use cases without having a deeper technical knowledge and skills that other products may require. What we have learned from using the product is that it is definitely a great advantage for the business users to not need to have great technical skills and programming knowledge to complete their analysis. The business users can build their own analytical use case, visualize what they want to do more easily and quickly, and revise it without any dependencies on other staff and additional communications. On a scale from one to ten where one is the worst and ten is the best, I would rate this product as a seven-out-of-ten.

2019-12-23T07:05:00Z
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Consultant

Alteryx is very good. You can do literately anything on Alteryx. Alteryx is so advanced. It's just drag and drop. You don't need to know any coding or other technical stuff to use Alteryx. On a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is the worst and 10 is the best, I would rate Alteryx a 10. No doubt, a 10.

2019-12-23T07:05:00Z
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Real User

I have a really good impression of Alteryx at this point in time. So I would suggest to people who are considering this type of solution to go ahead and try it. If you are looking for a self-service data analytics tool, Alteryx is a good solution. It does a good job of end-to-end integration as well as accessing data from multiple sources or email modes. Then you can push data out to Tableau and Power BI or tools like that if you need other capabilities. So, 'go ahead and try it' would be my recommendation. On a scale from one to ten where ten is the best and one it the worst, I would rate Alteryx as easily a solid eight. From my use case and considering the point that I'm not seeing and using everything, I can't give it more or less. But from our use case and what we have in our company, it is pretty good for several purposes.

2019-12-22T06:32:00Z
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Real User

I would advise that you should ask yourself what you need and want, and do a one-month trial.

2018-10-08T17:34:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Download the trial and test it. You will be amazed. It is the complete package for people who work with data. Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: * Provide a good product. * Have good support. * Needs a clear vision of the future with a very solid roadmap.

2018-03-06T16:25:00Z
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