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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 Altair website! By now you’ve noticed some things look different here. Altair 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 Altair acquired Angoss this year, and with that acquisition, Altair 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

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…

Credit Unions Improved Operational Efficiency, Collaboration and Gained Analytic Insights by Making Data Preparation the Linchpin of Their Data Strategy

More than 800 Credit Unions turn to Datawatch to streamline creation of actionable insights and valuable analyses out of the abundance of data they collect every day about their members and their operations. Credit Union Management Magazine (CUES) recently published an article “Leveraging an Analysis Tool” by Richard Gamble that put the spotlight on two Credit Unions (Vermont State Employees Credit Union and Schools Financial Credit Union) and the cutting-edge data…

New Study Identifies the Fundamental Challenges That Prevent Organizations from Trusting Their Data

Why executives aren’t leveraging analytics to inform critical business decisions and how to change that. Data analytics can be every company’s greatest asset. It can help corporations drive customer growth, increase productivity, and manage risks. Well, at least in theory. Just like you need to trust your co-workers, your employees, your peers and your partners, in order for analytics to yield the intended benefits, business leaders need to trust the data they have so they…