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Real-Time Analytics

Build a Kafka-Enabled HTML5 Trading Analytics Dashboard in 20 Minutes

I spend most of my time on site at banks, hedge fund offices, and exchanges helping them build customized trading analytics displays. One of the most common questions I hear is, “What should our internal technology staff focus on in order to make us more responsive?” To me, there’s only one right answer: Focus on the data fabric, not the GUI. The internal staff should strive to be as responsive as possible to the trading desks.

Panopticon 16.5 Delivers New Nanosecond-level Analytics Optimized for Electronic Trading Firms

Panopticon 16.5 Delivers New Nanosecond-level Analytics Optimized for Electronic Trading Firms Latest version makes it easier for capital markets firms to comply with MiFID II/MiFIR and enhances support for Apache Kafka BEDFORD, Mass. – November 1, 2017 – Altair Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) today announced the general availability of Panopticon 16.5. The latest version of the Panopticon real-time visual analytics platform represents a major advance in capabilities designed to help capital markets firms operate…

Cocktail Parties, Christmas Plans and MiFID II

Bloomberg recently reported about the ticking clock for MiFID II and how the regulatory change due to come into effect in January 2018 has impacted the working lives of financial professionals on both the buy and sell side. As reported in the article: “If you have started MiFID II projects too late, you won’t have time for anything else for the rest of the year and can’t even celebrate Christmas,” Christian Schoeppe, the head of…

Altair Panopticon and Itiviti Deliver A Radically Fast Trading Platform with Streaming Data Visualizations

Altair Panopticon and Itiviti Deliver A Radically Fast Trading Platform with Streaming Data Visualizations Technology partnership advances data analytics for capital markets BEDFORD, Massachusetts – February 15, 2017 – Altair Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) today announced an extended OEM partner agreement with Itiviti, a world-leading technology provider for the capital markets industry. The longstanding partnership will continue delivering Altair Panopticon as a complement to Tbricks by Itiviti, a flexible, scalable, co-located…

Altair Panopticon 16 Offers Advanced Real-Time Streaming Data Analytics and Visualization Capabilities for Capital Markets

Altair Panopticon 16 Offers Advanced Real-Time Streaming Data Analytics and Visualization Capabilities for Capital Markets New server platform enables e-trading desks to quickly design and publish analytic dashboards for fast time-to-insight and action BEDFORD, Massachusetts – January 25, 2017 – Altair Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) today announced the general availability of Altair Panopticon 16, the most advanced visual analytics platform for the capital markets industry. The latest version of this proven solution provides faster…

Altair Panopticon and AquaQ Analytics Expand Partnership to Bring Advanced Trading Analytics to the Capital Markets

Altair Panopticon and AquaQ Analytics Expand Partnership to Bring Advanced Trading Analytics to the Capital Markets Long-time partners now empowering banks, brokers and fund managers with the visual analytics technology and consulting expertise required to achieve trading effectiveness BEDFORD, Massachusetts – January 25, 2017 – Altair Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) today announced an enhanced partnership with AquaQ Analytics, which will deliver advanced trading analytics and consulting services to leading banks, brokers…

Big Data Applications in Cap Markets

An article published in Big Data Zone by Vamsi Chemitiganti caught my eye today. In it, he catalogs and describes the various applications Cap Markets firms have for Big Data tools like Spark/Storm and Hadoop, including: Client Profitability Analysis/Customer 360 view Dodd Frank/Volcker Rule Reporting CCAR & DFast Reporting Risk ManagementLiquidity Management Intraday Credit Risk Management Intraday Market Risk Management Reducing Market Data Costs Trade Strategy Development & Backtesting Sentiment-based Trading Market & Trade Surveillance…

Friend or foe? Big data’s place in IT security

Data security fears have been widespread for several years now, as the world has seen massive increases in the frequency of major breaches and subsequent damages associated with identity theft.

Analytics opportunities this Thanksgiving weekend

The holiday shopping season has set in, and retailers will have a range of opportunities to collect valuable data related to customer behaviors, analyze it with advanced intelligence solutions and apply the insights to future strategies.

Market report: Big data investment set to explode

Advanced analytics have already become common investments among a range of enterprises, small businesses, public sector entities and other organizations around the globe despite being a relatively novel trend.