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ADAPT Upskilling Program Exceeds 10,000 Participants, Empowers Next Generation of Global Data Workers

Alteryx for Good Initiative Helping Workforce Impacted by COVID-19 Gains Traction as Employer Demand for Data Skills Grows

Alteryx, a leader in analytic process automation (APA™), revealed the impact of the first four months of its Advancing Data and Analytics Potential Together (ADAPT) program, which grants free data science and analytics training to thousands who are experiencing unemployment due to COVID-19. According to the 2020 Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn, analytical and data-centered skills are the most in-demand hard skills for companies in 2020. The ADAPT program is upskilling more than 10,700 individuals across 135 countries, preparing them with valued data science and analytics certifications for today’s job market.

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“Over the past four months, the ADAPT program has helped people across the globe gain a new skillset that they can leverage in their next role and in the advancement of their career. We continue to be inspired by the achievements of participants and are excited to share that we will continue offering this program into 2021, supporting those displaced from their jobs,” said Dean Stoecker, co-founder and CEO of Alteryx. “Alteryx for Good is all about using the power of data and analytics to give back to our communities, and through ADAPT, we are empowering data workers with knowledge that is highly-valued by businesses across all industries and departments. The continuation of this program extends our commitment to expanding data literacy globally, and we look forward to seeing the continued success of ADAPT participants in 2020 and beyond.”

In recognition of the ADAPT program’s impact thus far, Octane recently awarded Alteryx with a COVID-19 response award during its annual High Tech Awards, honoring innovation and support given to the Orange County community and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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