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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 Datawatch 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…

Why Team-Oriented Data Prep is Key to Your Marketing Intelligence Strategy

The roles and responsibilities of marketers have evolved dramatically in the past decade. It is no longer acceptable to launch and promote products and services through various channels without accountability and demonstrable results. Today’s marketer must employ a sound data intelligence strategy that fuels robust operational reporting and marketing analytics. To get there, marketing professionals are increasingly turning to team-oriented advanced data preparation and analytics solutions that clean, transform and combine data into…

Free Training Workshops: May 31, 2018 in London

Panopticon consulting partner AquaQ Analytics is hosting two special training events on Thursday, May 31st in London. Seating is limited, so please register your interest right away. There will be two workshops: Visualising kdb+ data via Datawatch Panopticon Workshop: 9.30AM to 12.00PM An informal workshop led by Andrew Barrow of AquaQ. You will learn about best practices for using Panopticon with kdb+ data source / kdb+ tick. Andrew will demonstrate ease…

Panopticon 16.7 offers improved handling of time series data and large data sets, and new visualization capabilities

Panopticon 16.7 offers improved handling of time series data and large data sets, and new visualization capabilities The new features and functions incorporated into the 16.7 release of Panopticon fast analytics software were all requested by our capital markets clients. The key changes include improvements in  data connectivity, a new data pipeline, new and enhanced visualizations, and improved analysis features. Connectivity: Panopticon continues to expand its real time data visualization capabilities with the addition of…

What You Need to Know About Data Strategy: The Key to Getting the Most Out of Your Analytics

The difference between defensive and offensive data strategies and when to use them to support operation and expansion. Is data consistently used to support the critical decisions that are made throughout your organization every day? Does your organization have a unified data strategy that guides how everyone utilizes data to drive and measure growth? Is it communicated throughout the organization? The abundance of data that businesses generate and collect today makes it more important…