Celanese Analytics & Automation Day

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Explore the world of analytics and data science here at Celanese.

We believe in the power of data. Data empowers people to make informed decisions. It rallies communities, inspires creativity, and it's fun! In times of uncertainty and change, we believe that data is an incredibly powerful tool that anyone can use. 

Join your fellow data enthusiasts at Celanese to learn how to solve problems using data, Celanese' best practices, explore new features, gain resources to be a data leader, and more. Leave feeling energized, empowered, and equipped with analytics resources to take your game to the next level.


Get Your Extended Free Trial

We've set up a Celanese Extended Trial for those of you who don't yet have a Tableau license. Be sure to download your extended free trial before the event on January 13. The trial ends on January 28.

Book Your Doctor Session

Throughout the event you can reserve a 30-minute Doctor Session to sit down (virtually) with a Tableau Solutions Engineer and address any questions you have about anything Tableau or data. We are here to help you nail a new skill, master a calculation, enhance a dashboard or tackle a data source/workbook. 

Reserve your slot here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4DAAAE23A5FA7-book 

Sign up for the Automation Anywhere Breakout

We're hosting a separate breakout from 9:00 a.m. - 11am. If you'd like to attend, please register at the following link: 




7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. : Book a 30 minute Doctor Session 

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.   : Executive Opening, Scott Richardson 

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.   : CelAnytics Current Deployment Overview

9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.   : Brain Break

9:10 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.   : Use Case Showcase - Julie Burke (E2E Supply Chain), Tommy Mattix (Acetyls)

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  : Brain Break

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. : Breakout Sessions

You will be directed to select your breakout during the event. There is no pre-registration.
Tableau Developers (Basic)

Do you use excel to do your analysis and want to do it more efficiently? This is for people who have no Tableau Desktop experience and want to learn more. We’ll cover how to get started and provide use case examples.


  • Navigating the Tableau User Interface
  • How to connect to data
  • Excel vs Tableau
  • How to build a dashboard + Examples
  • Extracts: How to Filter and Optimize your data


Getting Started Kit

Tableau Interactors

Do you view dashboards on CelAnytics or receive emailed subscriptions to dashboards? This session will help you navigate the information you’re receiving and showcase features that can help you make data-driven decisions.


  • Navigating the Tableau User Interface
  • How to setup custom views
  • Automating when you receive updated dashboards
  • Using filters and actions explore data
  • Metrics


Note: Celanese uses CelAnytics, a custom portal, to access dashboards so your UI may be slightly different.

Tableau Desktop (Advanced)

For people who already use Tableau desktop and want to learn more advanced techniques for development. People that should attend this session include business relationship managers, analysts or leaders that wants to create their own analytics.


  • Advanced dashboarding techniques
  • How to use calculations, parameters, and table calculations
  • Advanced chart types
  • Enabling alerts for critical business metrics 
  • Metrics


Alteryx Developer

For people who want to deep dive on Alteryx. This breakout will cover the following.


  • Using artificial intelligence and machine learning for deeper analytics
  • Alteryx Intelligent Suite
  • Best practices for Alteryx Developers
  • Q&A

11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. : Brain Break

11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. : Viz Games Competition





About the speakers

Julie Burke, Manager of Supply Chain Operational Excellence at Celanese

Control Tower & Data Management Track Lead

Julie Burke joined Celanese in 2012 and is currently leading the Control Tower track for the E2E Supply Chain project. Control Tower focuses on providing a reporting platform for supply chain users with a focus on providing consistent and validated data.

Before coming to supply chain Julie worked in a variety of different functions; including Procurement Operations, Internal Audit, EM LFT Business Line, and now Supply Chain. Throughout her roles she has maintained a focus on data and analytics and is excited to be a part of the Celanese journey enabling work takeout and data driven insights with Celanese Control Tower dashboard designs.

Tommy Mattix, Acetyls Planning and Strategy Director at Celanese

Acetyls Planning and Strategy Director at Celanese

Tommy joined Celanese in 2008, and has worked in multiple roles across manufacturing, business, and supply chain functions. Currently Tommy leads global business strategy and supply chain planning for the Acetyls business, where new analytics capabilities are advancing insights and decision making to enhance business performance. Ranging from predictive market analytics, supply chain and manufacturing optimization, or even personal fitness and health goals, Tommy believes in the power of data-driven insights to drive the successful execution of strategic objectives.