• March 19, 2014

Alteryx Partners with DataSift for Advanced Analytics

Alteryx, a provider of data blending and advanced analytics, and DataSift, provider of an enterprise social data platform, have entered into a global partnership to provide an intuitive way for the millions of analysts in departments such as marketing, merchandising and supply chain to blend social data with other data sources for advanced analytics that deliver deeper business insights. The companies announced both product integration and a go-to-market partnership to deliver filtered and blended social data directly to line-of-business analysts.

Alteryx Analytics enables analysts to blend all of their relevant data, perform advanced analytics, and share the output with business users. DataSift provides complete access to leading social networks and sources like Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, WordPress, and LexisNexis.

Both Alteryx and DataSift are focused on delivering the value of contemporary data and analytics to the widest audience, including through their partnerships with other companies like Tableau, further deepening the range of high-value use cases across departments and industries.

"Social media data is critical to decision making. It isn't just about sentiment analysis any more; it is about blending social insight with other relevant data to be able to drive more revenue," said Paul Ross, vice president of product marketing at Alteryx, in a statement. "With the integration of Alteryx and DataSift, we're giving every analyst the ability to blend social data with all the other relevant data about their customers leading to real impact across organizations."

"Social data is transforming decision-making across enterprises. Combining social data in aggregated form with other types of data unlocks a wealth of key insights about markets, segments and customers," said Tim Barker, chief product officer at DataSift, in a statement. "The DataSift platform transforms massive unstructured social data into useable, structured data, enabling Alteryx to easily blend it with other enterprise data, perform advanced analytics, and turn data into action and a higher ROI."

The product integration between Alteryx and DataSift will be delivered in the next release of the Alteryx analytics platform.

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