With process automation an ongoing focus for Alteryx, a new no-code data modeling capability highlights the release of Alteryx 2020.3.
Alteryx, a data management vendor founded in 1997 and based in Irvine, Calif., unveiled its latest platform update in a blog post on Sept. 1, and all of the features included in the release are now generally available to customers.
Alteryx previously offered data modeling capabilities with its Assisted Modeling Tool, but new in Alteryx 2020.3 is Automatic Mode within the tool. With a single click of a mouse, users can create a machine learning pipeline that automatically determines the best algorithms, data features and data transformations to create a data model.
By adding Automatic Mode, Alteryx is targeting users without a background in data science in addition to data experts already enabled by the Assisted Modeling Tool, according to Dave Menninger, research director of data and analytics research at Ventana Research.
“They’ve adopted a position that you will have data science experts and people who are dabbling in data science, and they’ve done a good job creating a single platform that those two audiences can share,” he said. “You hear several vendors talk about the no-code approach and the