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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 Altair 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…

TDWI Survey Finds Lack of Trust in Analytical Outcomes Hampers Data-driven Enterprises’ Agility

Report uncovers prevalence of data access, quality and governance issues; recommends adoption of data intelligence strategy for increased collaboration and stewardship BEDFORD, Mass. – April 3, 2018 – Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) today announced the results of a new research report from TDWI that finds company executives do not trust their internal data and analytical processes for effective business operations. According to the Datawatch-commissioned survey, “Reducing…

Panopticon 16.6 Extends Data Access Options with Solace Connectivity and Order Book Reconstruction

Altair Panopticon 16.6 Extends Data Access Options with Solace Connectivity and Order Book Reconstruction Traders, analysts, quants and compliance officers benefit from improved data monitoring and faster analysis of trading effectiveness BEDFORD, Mass. – March 19, 2018 – Altair Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) today announced the general availability of Altair Panopticon 16.6. The new version incorporates numerous changes requested by the company’s electronic trading customers to give users easier data…

From the Trenches: Why Companies Aren’t Optimizing Their Data Strategies

Insights from Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2018: Dallas, TX Guest Author: Rachel Bland – Sr. Director Product Management at Datawatch If you have been wrestling with trying to make data and analytics work for your company, you’re not alone. We recently attended the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2018, during which we had the opportunity to discover the biggest challenges and concerns organizations face when designing and implementing data strategies. Most attendees cited difficulties…

How do I change an Ordinal Variable to a Continuous Variable?

How do I change an Ordinal Variable to a Continuous Variable? March 13, 2018. by Dr. Eric Hart Not all ordinal variables can be treated as continuous. If the variable you’re considering is the result of a survey where people listed their satisfaction on a scale of 1 to 5, it doesn’t make sense to try to change this variable to a continuous variable, it is an ordinal variable, and should always be treated…

Webinar: Optimize eTrading Profitability and Manage Risk in Real-Time

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Banks have invested millions in their data infrastructures, and can now capture and retain enormous amounts of data on all their trading activity. Within many firms, however, there is a critical missing piece: The ability to analyze such tremendous volumes of data quickly and accurately. Waiting for end-of-day reports to make decisions that affect the firm’s future profitability and on-going compliance is simply untenable in the current trading environment. Electronic trading requires a…

How New Accounting Law ASC 606 Will Affect Your Business

What you need to know about ASC 606/IFRS 15 & how to stay compliant.  For many in the accounting field, implementing the necessary process to stay compliant with the ASC 606/IFRS 15 accounting standards is going to be quite a challenge.  This new revenue accounting law went into effect on December 15, 2017, and all businesses are required to follow the guidelines by the next…