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Altair Panopticon Joins Confluent Partner Program

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Altair Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) today announced that it has become a Technology Partner in the Confluent Partner Program. Confluent has verified that the Panopticon Streaming Analytics platform properly integrates with and supports Confluent Platform and Apache Kafka® along with Kafka’s Streams API. Confluent, provider of the leading streaming platform based on Apache Kafka, designed its partner program to enable a rapidly growing ecosystem around Kafka and Confluent. It…

When you think of customer satisfaction, do you immediately think of data? Georgia’s Own Credit Union does…

…and their results have been tremendous! At Datawatch, we’re always amazed by the variety of innovative ways our customers use data to advance critical business initiatives (download the full case study here for all the details). Often organizations get entrenched using data for operational reporting only, yet one customer (Georgia’s Own Credit Union) thought outside the box to optimize their data analytics to address a critical business initiative: customer satisfaction. The Challenge We can all…

A Broker’s View: Order Book Depth

This video demonstration shows how brokers for any asset class (Equities, Futures, Credit, FX, Commodities) can monitor and analyze every order event, including new orders, cancels, partial fills, and fills using the Panopticon Streaming Analytics Platform. They can see their order books with full depth, visualize historical data for any time period (from nanoseconds to years), zoom in and resample their trading data to investigate trading anomalies in specific time periods, and subscribe to…

Interactive kdb+ Analytics Workshop in New York

Join Panopticon and AquaQ Analytics for a full day interactive kdb+ Analytics Workshop on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. This course is designed for people who want to make full use of their kdb+ data environments in trading analytics applications. It’s tailored for traders, quants, IT people, and compliance people who wish to learn how to get the most out of kdb+ and about the most efficient ways to visually analyze trading data down to the…

Introducing Panopticon 17

With Panopticon 17, we also introduce a new product: Panopticon Streams, a Kafka-based stream processing engine that requires no coding. This video focuses on the visual analytics components of the Panopticon Streaming Analytics Platform. Panopticon 17 incorporates numerous improvements and new features, including: Enhanced Kx kdb+tick connectivity to support the extraction of nested lists Improved Kafka connector that separates the schema registry host and port from Zookeeper, making it easier utilize the schema registry Improved…

Introduction to Panopticon Streams: Stream Processing with No Coding

Panopticon Streams is the stream processing engine that works with Panopticon Visual Analytics software to form the Panopticon Streaming Analytics platform. Streams connects directly to a wide range of streaming and historic sources, including Kafka, and supports these critical functions: Real-Time Data Prep: Combines streaming data with historic data Calculation Engine: Calculates performance metrics based on business needs Aggregation Engine: Aggregates data as needed Alerting Engine: Highlights anomalies against user-defined thresholds Built for…

What’s Trending in BI: Dresner and Forbes Make Sense of The BI Landscape

Is your company “data rich, insight poor?” You’re not alone. Access to overwhelming amounts of data (2.5 quintillion bytes created per day) can be paralyzing to organizations, making it difficult to generate real business value from analytics. Investment in Business Intelligence (BI) tools is often seen as a solution to the problem, but organizations need to make sure they’re not just throwing money into a burning pit, in hopes of putting the fire out. International…

Visualize Real-Time Kx Data

Your investment in Kx kdb+ may not giving you the tick-by-tick visibility you need to identify execution problems – and their impacts – in time to take corrective action. The culprit is often visualization tools that aren’t granular enough – or can’t handle all of your trading data as fast as it comes in. Panopticon lets you create real-time visual monitoring and analysis systems that build on your investment in kdb+ and kdb+tick – with no middleware needed! And you can do it…

How to Inject Confidence in Data Analytics

NOTE: This post originally appeared on EnterpriseTech.com and was authored by Altair Chief Product Officer, Jon Pilkington.   Ideally, data would be the foundation of every business decision: for optimizing operational processes, for analytical insights and for competitive advantage. But a recent TDWI survey exposes a very different reality. According to the report, only 11 percent of respondents said that they were very satisfied with their companies’ investments in data and analytics projects to meet strategic…

Seeing Beyond the Top of Book

Having the ability to visualize an order book at depth provides traders, quants, and compliance officers with a level of understanding far beyond what is possible from simply looking at trade prices, and best prices and spreads. New visualization and time series data handling techniques enable users to comprehend an order book at depth across time. They can see the evolution of the market, the dynamics of different market participants, and their trading strategies in…