Alteryx: an introduction to parsing

Parsing: in essence, breaking down a structure into its constituent syntactical parts to analyse individually.   Today Mina walked us through one of her parsing challenges. Alteryx is a lot easier to tackle when someone is guiding you through so maybe this can be of...

Alteryx: splitting hairs (strings)

Tom and I had our first experience with Alteryx today and our afternoon task was to tidy up some data gleaned from seafood recipes online. You can see how Tom tackled the task of converting the time data from string to numerical here. My task was to split a string of...

How to create a stacked bar chart from multiple fields

Having spent my second day at the data school getting introduced to Alteryx (and banging my head against the wall), after two hours we had finally cleaned up some data (on popular seafood recipes) and loaded it into Tableau. You can see how Tom and I prepped the data...