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Practical Applications of Alteryx

Spatial Data and Mapping

Effective visuals tell a story with your data, this story can be more compelling when applied to a real-world context. This course introduces you to some of Alteryx’s powerful spatial data and mapping tools. Present your findings on a map to give your story a real sense of place and geography.

Intermediate        8 Lessons        120 Minutes        CPD Credits
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About This Course

Incorporating geospatial into your data analysis can give your audience a clear, visceral understanding of your results. In this course, you will learn that this is a relatively straightforward process using Alteryx’s mapping tools.

You will learn the basics of the reate points, spatial match and grid tools to convert your data into geographical points. You will explore the different map types you can create in Alteryx. You will also see how easy it is to export your maps to Tableau.

By the end of this course, you will have all the necessary tools to project the results of your data analysis on to a real-world map. You will know how to customise your maps and also how to export them to take your findings beyond the Alteryx environment.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Create Alteryx Map points from latitude and longitude
  • Calculate distance between points
  • Find nearest the nearest point
  • Create heat maps
  • Create trade areas
  • Export maps to Tableau


1. Introducing the Data
2. Creating a Map Point
3. Calculating the Distance Between Points
4. Finding the Nearest Point
5. Grouping Customers with a Grid
6. Creating Heat Maps

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7. Creating Trade Areas
8. Exporting Mapped Data to Tableau
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