>Alteryx has fantastic blending capabilities
> it can interact with most popular databases and files available today
> It is the only ETL tool in the market that can output a tableau data extract (TDE)
> Alteryx is not just an ETL tool, it can be used to perform a whole lot of analytics on your data
> Alteryx integrates with R seamlessly and can be used for predictive modelling.
> It can also be used to build reports with prompt filters
> While Alteryx outputs a tableau data extract seamlessly it cannot read a similar extract
> it does not have good support for special characters
> it is not stable and crashes frequently when multiple users access the same workflow on the server
> One should consider using Alteryx as an extension to tableau since tableau lacks the modelling capabilities necessary for analyzing any dataset.
> Alteryx can make dealing with different data sources easy
> We have used Alteryx to prepare and cleanse data for the tableau desktop software
> We have been able to use alteryx as an extension of tableau for building data reports used for auditing the tableau visualization.