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Alteryx Launches Global SparkED Education Program to Empower Learners at All Levels to Develop Their Data and Analytics Skills

Alteryx, Inc., the Analytics Automation company, today announced its new education program, SparkED, designed for learners of all skill levels in every discipline to realize hands-on skills and certification in data analytics. SparkED may be a global, comprehensive education program that gives free Alteryx software licenses, training, and certification, and curriculum for various sorts of learners: educators and students during a traditional education environment meaning to achieve data science skills and bolster their resume, and career changers eager to upskill for a competitive edge up today's job market.

"Businesses and organizations across the world have an increasing demand for workers with data science and analytics skills, but there remains a serious skills gap in these fields," said Libby Duane Adams, co-founder, and chief advocacy officer of Alteryx. "As a worldwide leader in data science and analytics automation, it's our responsibility to enable people with the talents to perform in these jobs, regardless of which stage of their life they could be in. The Alteryx SparkED program will provide free resources to expand data literacy to data science skills across learners of all ages and levels to shut the talents gap."

SparkED's No-Cost Program Benefits

Prescriptive learning paths: Guided interactive learning modules to satisfy individual learner goals
Software: Renewable Alteryx Designer software licenses for qualified students and educators
Certification: Industry-recognized verification of data and skills
Teaching materials: Technology and training resources educators got to empower learners
Community: Network with global participants for resources, guidance, and inspiration

Educators from many universities across the world like California State University, Fullerton, University of Richmond, and therefore the University of Auckland have already incorporated Alteryx into their curriculum and are seeing their students land interviews and receive job offers from renowned companies due to their experience and certification from using Alteryx within the classroom.

"Incorporating Alteryx into my Emerging Technologies class has been a win-win for everybody," said April Morris, professor of accounting at California State University, Fullerton. "My students consistently tell me that their ability to use an analytics platform like Alteryx has substantially improved their skills and increased their opportunities for advancement, outside of the classroom and in their careers."

"As a business student, it's essential to equip technical and analytical skills to realize a competitive advantage over my peers," said Ringo Cheng, an accounting student at California State University, Fullerton. "I was introduced to Alteryx in one of my courses, and therefore the intuitive interface of the platform and friendliness of the Alteryx Community immediately helped me analyze data effectively and efficiently. As a risk consultant for a public firm upon graduation, having these analytical skills will allow me to research the company's data and form better recommendations for our clients."

The program is free for qualified learners and educators to access, and by registering, participants will receive an Alteryx Designer software license, interactive learning content, and therefore the ability to earn Alteryx certifications which will set them aside from the competition once they are trying to find employment or looking to advance in their careers. The program is often accessed anywhere and features responsive support and guidance from other Alteryx users, including other educators, students, and customers in our vibrant online community.

About Alteryx

Alteryx, the Analytics Automation company, is concentrated on enabling everyone to rework data into a breakthrough. Alteryx unifies analytics, data science, and business process automation in one, end-to-end platform to accelerate digital transformation and shape the longer term of analytic process automation (APA™). Organizations of all sizes, everywhere on the planet, believe Alteryx to deliver high-impact business outcomes and therefore the rapid upskilling of their modern workforce.

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