ASU Teams Up With Alteryx

I am not exactly sure how this initiative will work. It sounds to me like a “Smart City” could include items such as efficiency, public safety, and information based on real time data analytics of things like traffic patterns, resource usage, and emergency activities.

This may give other cities a roadmap that could leverage Alteryx products/platform.

TEMPE, Ariz. and IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Arizona State University (ASU) and Alteryx (NYSE: AYX), revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today announced a collaboration to accelerate Smart City program development in the Phoenix Metro area via advanced analytic solutions. Dean Stoecker, CEO of Alteryx, discussed the partnership during his keynote address at the ASU Smart Region Summit, hosted today in Phoenix.…

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I think the purpose is to get Universities to use Alteryx. If lots of college students know AYX, they will have a big influences in their future companies to use it. Did a quick search to find out if AYX is doing anything about this. Yes, they do.

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Apple grew a whole class of developers and followers by supporting Universities and providing significant student discounts to build a community out of the next generation. Absolutely, AYX should grow this market it is the foundation of future employees and independent contractors.

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It’s also a model that mathworks has used for MATLAB. Despite free offerings that do most of what matlab does, it is widely used as graduates are familiar and productive with it