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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…

New Datawatch, New Website

Welcome to the new and improved Datawatch website! By now you’ve noticed some things look different here. Datawatch has come a long way over the last 30 years, from simple data extraction to a full data intelligence solution. And our website needed to reflect that evolution, so we’ve completely redesigned it just for you. Let us explain. Four Brands on One Website Datawatch acquired Angoss this year, and with that acquisition, Datawatch now has…

Technical Deep Dive: Optimize Execution Quality with Cloud Data, Python and Streaming Analytics

Date Recorded: Thursday, November 15, 2018 The availability of vast databases of tick-by-tick market data combined with the latest generation of streaming analytics software creates new ways for traders and portfolio managers to find alpha. This webinar is a follow up to our November 1, 2018 webinar in which our panel discusses new approaches to the old problems of optimised execution, the role of new technologies including artificial intelligence (AI) in improvement,…

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

Datawatch 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 Datawatch 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…