Alteryx Inspire 2019, this year's user conference for Alteryx, drew around 4500 customers, partners, and prospects to Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Tennessee last month. The strong attendance was a reflection of the strong growth Alteryx has experienced over the last year; roughly 50% growth year-over-year. This year's conference focused on Alteryx's evolution from data preparation to AI and machine learning, and both were front and center.
The big announcements were the introduction of "assisted modeling", greater data integration and centralization, and the acquisition of Clearstory Data. Assisted Modeling, currently in beta for customers, is aimed to be an interactive guide built into the platform that walks users through the creation of machine learning models from their data, empowering users to find new insights. Along with the beta, the newest version of Alteryx Platform improves the ease of data exploration with the goal of helping data analysts find actionable insights quicker. Finally, the acquisition of Clearstory Data helps to enhance Alteryx's big data capabilities, which will be key to (and focused on powering) machine driven relationships in data. For the full breakdown of the event announcements, the impact it will have on the market, and more, watch my full take below.