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Panopticon 17.2 Released

Panopticon 17.2 is now available! The new release incorporates important updates to the platform’s visual analytics capabilities, improvements in data connectivity, new data flow monitoring functions, and new streaming processing (event processing) operators. Improvements in Panopticon 17.2 are all based on requests from users working on the electronic trading and surveillance desks at global banks. The changes enable traders and compliance personnel to conduct more in-depth analysis of real time trading activity and…

Trading Tech Summit in London – February 27, 2019

The Trading Tech Summit in London is aimed at senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution, trading architecture and offers a day packed with insight from practitioners, from recent gamekeepers- turned-poachers, and from innovative suppliers happy to share their experiences in dealing with the enterprise challenges facing our marketplace. Join us to connect with like-minded practitioners and learn new and innovative approaches and technologies to help you manage your trading…

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…

Webinar: Visualization of Real Time Analytics to Improve Trading Performance

Date Recorded: December 12, 2018 Richard Johnson of Greenwich Associates conducted 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 trading but many desks do not have the right tools or techniques necessary to process the terabytes of data each day. Special guest speaker: Keyvan Azami, Managing Director and Global…

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…