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Knowledge Studio 10.8.3 Released

Knowledge Studio 10.8.3 adds more integration points with Knowledge Hub, Outlier Detection Improvements, and new Variable Transformation features. Improved Integration with Altair Knowledge Hub. All types of predictive models are now supported Altair strengthens the integration between predictive analytics and data preparation by publishing more models created in Knowledge Studio into the Knowledge Hub. Included are: Strategy Trees, Scorecards including the Scorecard editor, Deep Learning (Neural Networks), more regression and regularization models. Outlier Detection…

A New Era in Data Science: Team-driven Predictive Analytics

As data becomes more complex, so does the data and analytics industry. This space is fast-evolving, so solution providers need to quickly and confidently determine the best ways to solve pervasive customer problems. This is a challenge in and of itself. Here at Datawatch, we are constantly enhancing our products to ensure our customers have access to the latest technologies to streamline their workflows and extract the best insights from their data. But we can’t…

Altair Knowledge Studion 10.8 Released: Integration with Knowledge Hub

Altair Knowledge Studio 10.8 released! Key Features: Integration with Monarch Swarm Altair Knowledge Studio analytics software applications now integrate with Knowledge Hub: o Knowledge Studio datasets can be exported to Knowledge Hub o Swarm files can be imported into Knowledge Studio datasets o Knowledge Studio models can be published to Hub (in PMML format). Supported model types for model export: Decision Trees, Logistic Regression, Linear Regression, Regularization, and Constrained Regression. ▪ Note: …

Hindsight Isn’t Always 20/20 In Data Analytics

There’s a popular saying that hindsight is 20/20 but it isn’t always true when it comes to analytics.  To understand what really happened during the last month, quarter or year, you need to start with clean and complete datasets, utilizing the domain expertise from across the entire organization. And advancing your data strategy beyond descriptive “Hindsight” analytics to predictive or prescriptive analytics requires even more time, labor and analytic expertise.   For most organizations, this is often easier said than done. …

Optimization: Moving from Insight to Actionable Foresight

Authored By Chris Long Pre-Sales Leader, Altair Angoss You’ve probably seen this chart or one like it recently: Most organizations are finding their analytics efforts are somewhere between descriptive and predictive, few have been able to effectively move from only predictive to prescriptive and rely on rules of thumb or gut feel to apply analytic learnings. Many of those who’ve effectively moved into prescriptive analytics have started using segmentation tools like strategy trees. Strategy…

Why I Love the New Filtering Join Node

Ok, so full disclosure: at Angoss we have an idea wall for new product features, and I’m the one who wrote “Filtering Join” on a pink sticky note and placed it on the wall. So maybe I was destined to love the Filtering Join node even if it wasn’t great. But I do think it’s great. It’s an incredibly valuable node, and I use it all the time, and today I want to tell…

Think Like a Master Chef

With Thanksgiving and the holiday season right around the corner, many of us are gearing up to attempt to master some seriously ambitious culinary delights for our friends and families. America loves to cook. We even love to WATCH the professionals do it, as evidenced by the success of shows like Master Chef, Chopped, Top Chef. We’re so obsessed with food and the cooking process we even like to spend time watching people fail at…

How to Include or Exclude Variables in a Strategy or Decision Tree

How to Include or Exclude Variables in a Strategy or Decision Tree March 6, 2018. by Dr. Eric Hart Including or excluding variables in a strategy or decision tree depends on whether you’re talking about an automatically grown tree, or an interactively grown tree. If you’re growing a decision tree automatically, you can’t force a variable into the tree. You can set which variables are eligible to be used in the tree, but the algorithm that performs the…

Angoss 10.7.3 Released

Version 10.7.3 of Angoss Analytics Software Suite has been released for Windows and Red Hat Linux 7. This includes KnowledgeSEEKER, KnowledgeSTUDIO, KnowledgeREADER, and KnowledgeSTUDIO for Apache Spark.   What’s New in Version 10.7.3: Decision Trees and Ensemble Tree Models Two new measures added in Decision Trees: Unadjusted log p-value and Bonferroni-adjusted log p-value. R and Python Language Integration R integration is now supported for R versions 3.5.x. Platform Support Angoss software is…

New Datawatch, New Website

Welcome to the new and improved Altair website! By now you’ve noticed some things look different here. Altair has come a long way over the last 30 years, from simple data extraction to a full data intelligence solution. And our website needed to reflect that evolution, so we’ve completely redesigned it just for you. Let us explain. Four Brands on One Website Altair acquired Angoss this year, and with that acquisition, Altair now has…