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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, Datawatch 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…

Technical Deep Dive: Using Kafka to Optimize Real-Time Analytics in Financial Services

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Time: 8:00 am Pacific / 10:00 am Central / 11:00 am Eastern / 4:00 pm London / 5:00 pm CET Click here to register When it comes to the fast-paced nature of the capital markets, the ability to analyze data in real time is critical to gaining an edge. It’s not just about the quantity of data you can analyze at once, it’s…

Webinar: Visualization of Real Time Analytics to Improve Trading Performance

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Time: 8:00 am Pacific / 10:00 am Central / 11:00 am Eastern / 4:00 pm London / 5:00 pm CET Click here to register Join Greenwich Associates for an in-depth webinar looking at how high performing trading desks are taking control of their data, streamlining workflow and improving trading and operational performance. Data is the lifeblood of…

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…

CEO Perspective: The Strength of Altair and Datawatch

As you may have heard, Altair Engineering Inc., has agreed to acquire Datawatch.  Allow me to take a moment to share with you why I’m so excited about this deal for our customers, our partners and our employees.  This transformative combination holds the potential to greatly expand the role of data analytics and data science in simulation-driven innovation. Altair is part of a handful of companies leading the world of engineering design and decision…

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…

Data Preparation 101 – The Objective of Data Preparation

Data Preparation 101 – The Objective of Data Preparation May 2, 2018. by Dr. Mamdouh Refaat Data preparation is a fundamental aspect of the modeling process. In fact, it is the most important part of the process since it occupies up to 80% of the total time of the project. The objective of data preparation is to prepare what is known as the modeling view or mining view. The modeling view is the table that contain all…

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…

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