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Webinar: Optimize Execution Quality with Cloud Data, Python and Streaming Analytics

Trade execution is critical to competitive advantage, so how can it be optimised, what challenges does it present and what types of approaches and technologies can firms implement to resolve any problems? This webinar will consider new approaches to the old problems of optimised execution, the role of new technologies including artificial intelligence (AI) in improvement, and how to implement and integrate tools and technologies to build an efficient and cost-effective technology stack. It…

Panopticon 17.1 Now Available

Altair Corporation today announced the general availability of version 17.1 of the Panopticon Streaming Analytics Platform. The release incorporates numerous improvements to data connectivity, visualizations, and time series analytics capabilities. It also includes a more streamlined user interface and enhanced deployment capabilities for the Panopticon Streams stream processing component of the Platform. The release is available to all Panopticon license holders now. In particular, Panopticon 17.1 includes: New data connector for kdb+ and kdb+tick for…

Buy Side or Sell Side, Is Real Time Analytics on Your Side? A look at how all capital markets firms can benefit from streaming analytics

By Peter Simpson, VP of Streaming Analytics at Altair Panopticon What better reason than a historic week of intense market volatility to make us pause and spend some time on a favorite topic of brokers, fund managers and researchers alike… data analytics.  Real-Time streaming analytics, to be precise. The calm waters that had existed for months on Wall Street came to an abrupt end last week, as we witnessed the worst market losses since…

Interactive Kafka Streaming Processing & Visual Analytics Workshop – London

Peter Simpson is Vice President of Streaming Analytics and is responsible for driving the vision and strategy for the company’s visual data discovery solutions. Prior to Datawatch, Peter was Product Manager at Instant Information, a provider of news analytics solutions to trading desks. He also held analytical roles at HSBC Global Markets within Technology, Equities and Research for several years. Peter holds a MSc in Info Systems Engineering and a BSc in…

Risk Dashboard of the Year for 2018!

Imagine Software embedded Panopticon visual analytics into its real-time portfolio, risk management, and regulatory solutions to provide its customers with comprehensive visibility into positions, trading activity, and intra-day risk.  Buy-side and sell-side customers use these dashboards to improve portfolio performance, perform stress tests and limits monitoring, and aggregate firm-wide risk. Imagine Software is a Panopticon Partner. Risk.net named Imagine’s Panopticon-powered dashboard as the Risk Dashboard…

Altair Panopticon Joins Confluent Partner Program

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Altair Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) today announced that it has become a Technology Partner in the Confluent Partner Program. Confluent has verified that the Panopticon Streaming Analytics platform properly integrates with and supports Confluent Platform and Apache Kafka® along with Kafka’s Streams API. Confluent, provider of the leading streaming platform based on Apache Kafka, designed its partner program to enable a rapidly growing ecosystem around Kafka and Confluent. It…

A Broker’s View: Order Book Depth

This video demonstration shows how brokers for any asset class (Equities, Futures, Credit, FX, Commodities) can monitor and analyze every order event, including new orders, cancels, partial fills, and fills using the Panopticon Streaming Analytics Platform. They can see their order books with full depth, visualize historical data for any time period (from nanoseconds to years), zoom in and resample their trading data to investigate trading anomalies in specific time periods, and subscribe to…

Interactive kdb+ Analytics Workshop in New York

Join Panopticon and AquaQ Analytics for a full day interactive kdb+ Analytics Workshop on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. This course is designed for people who want to make full use of their kdb+ data environments in trading analytics applications. It’s tailored for traders, quants, IT people, and compliance people who wish to learn how to get the most out of kdb+ and about the most efficient ways to visually analyze trading data down to the…

Introducing Panopticon 17

With Panopticon 17, we also introduce a new product: Panopticon Streams, a Kafka-based stream processing engine that requires no coding. This video focuses on the visual analytics components of the Panopticon Streaming Analytics Platform. Panopticon 17 incorporates numerous improvements and new features, including: Enhanced Kx kdb+tick connectivity to support the extraction of nested lists Improved Kafka connector that separates the schema registry host and port from Zookeeper, making it easier utilize the schema registry Improved…

Introduction to Panopticon Streams: Stream Processing with No Coding

Panopticon Streams is the stream processing engine that works with Panopticon Visual Analytics software to form the Panopticon Streaming Analytics platform. Streams connects directly to a wide range of streaming and historic sources, including Kafka, and supports these critical functions: Real-Time Data Prep: Combines streaming data with historic data Calculation Engine: Calculates performance metrics based on business needs Aggregation Engine: Aggregates data as needed Alerting Engine: Highlights anomalies against user-defined thresholds Built for…