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Guarding Your Blind Side on the Buy Side: The Promise of Real-Time Analytics

Peter Simpson, our VP of Streaming Analytics, was invited to write an article for Traders Magazine about the benefits of using streaming analytics on the buy-side.

Kafka Summit London 2019

As streaming platforms become central to data strategies, companies both small and large are re-thinking their architecture with real-time context at the forefront. Monoliths are evolving into Microservices. Datacenters are moving to the cloud. What was once a ‘batch’ mindset is quickly being replaced with stream processing as the demands of the business impose more and more real-time requirements on developers and architects. This revolution is transforming industries. What started at companies like…

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

Date Recorded: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 When it comes to the fast-paced nature of capital markets and IoT, 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 about the speed, scale, and quality of the data you have at your fingertips. Modern streaming data technologies like Apache Kafka and the broader Confluent platform…

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…

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…