DataWalk Blog

November 7, 2023

Fraud Detection Software for Banks: What is It and How Can It Help?

As fraudulent activities in the financial services sector become progressively more sophisticated, institutions are increasingly turning to various technologies to combat fraud.
September 8, 2023

Insurance Analytics Software: What is It and How Can It Help?

Data analysis and statistical techniques have long been used in the insurance industry to gain valuable insights and improve decision-making.
June 30, 2023

Contextual Data Analysis: What is It and How Can Software Help?

At DataWalk, we often refer to contextual data when discussing the capabilities of our software platform. But what qualifies data as “contextual” and what’s involved in analyzing it?
February 2, 2023

3 Key Components of Advanced Fraud Analytics Software: Graph Analytics, AI/ML, And Flexible Rules

Fraud losses are at an all-time high. According to PwC's Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey 2022, fraud losses are at the highest level in twenty years of research. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) estimates that organizations "lose five percent of revenue to fraud each year and the average loss per case is $1,783,000" in Occupational Fraud: Report to the Nations 2022.
August 31, 2022

Analyzing Data To Prove (or Dis-Prove) Election Fraud

There is continuing discussion in the United States on the topic of election fraud, and it can be expected that this will be a highly visible topic with future elections.
April 13, 2022

Introducing DataWalk Quick Search

DataWalk software enables you to import data from your various internal and external data sources, clean/normalize as needed, fuse it together, and store it in the DataWalk repository. Analysts can take advantage of DataWalk’s powerful analytic capabilities, and leaders can easily view dashboards and reports.
March 17, 2022

The DataWalk Knowledge Graph: Data Mashup On Steroids

The concept of a data mashup has been around for years, but the DataWalk knowledge graph takes this to the next level.
January 5, 2022

What Now For i2 Customers?

Harris Computer has announced that they are purchasing from IBM the entire stack of IBM i2 products, including Enterprise Insight Analysis (EIA), Analyst’s Notebook (ANB), iBase, and others.
November 18, 2021

DataWalk Pricing

DataWalk pricing includes multiple options for customers with different purchasing preferences.
October 28, 2021

DataWalk: Different Than Other Big Data Query Tools

DataWalk uniquely meets the challenge for big data query tools, enabling you to easily generate complex no-code queries that actually complete, even across vast amounts of data.
October 28, 2021

DataWalk vs. Palantir: Link Analysis

Palantir link analysis is very robust, though DataWalk also provides rich link analysis capabilities at a dramatically lower cost.
July 15, 2021

DataWalk Or A Graph Database For Fraud Detection

Customers often come to DataWalk after realizing that building custom software on a graph database for fraud detection doesn’t always work.
May 5, 2021

Palantir Pricing Compared To DataWalk

This article outlines Palantir pricing compared to DataWalk.
April 20, 2021

DataWalk: The Alternative To Writing Complex SQL Queries

Easily generate, execute, modify, and re-run complex queries via a simple visual interface.
April 16, 2021

Link Analysis For Intelligence Investigations: A Step-By-Step Example

Link analysis is an important technique for identifying and analyzing the relationships ("connections") between data objects. In this article we'll walk through a detailed example in the DataWalk application.
March 30, 2021

Link Analysis Tools

DataWalk is one of the best Enterprise-class link analysis tools, offering link analysis and much more.
November 18, 2020

The Fraud Triangle: Implications For Fighting Insurance Fraud and Procurement Fraud

Understanding the mindset of fraudsters can be enormously helpful to fraud fighters. A seminal tool for this is the fraud triangle, originally conceived some 70 years ago by Criminologist Donald Cressey
September 3, 2020

DataWalk Graph Analysis Software

DataWalk is Enterprise-class, multi-user graph analysis software for visualizing, detecting, and analyzing hidden relationships across large quantities of multi-source data.
August 25, 2020

DataWalk: An Intelligence Database And Analysis Platform

DataWalk serves as both an intelligence database and data analysis platform, all in one seamless solution.
April 2, 2020

Reducing False Positives In Fraud To 10%

Fraud prevention and loss recovery can be a cost-effective strategy to increase the bottom line, and with it comes a focus on minimizing the number of false positives in fraud.
March 27, 2020

DataWalk: One Of The Key IBM i2 Competitors

DataWalk is one of the key IBM i2 competitors, providing superior capabilities at a lower price, coupled with a deep commitment to customer success.
February 18, 2020

Target Packages

A common customer need in law enforcement, intelligence, and military applications is to easily generate and share target packages.
February 12, 2020

DataWalk As A SAS Memex Upgrade

We’ve talked with a number of customers who are looking for a SAS Memex replacement, and who are using this as an opportunity to consider expanding their capabilities for data access and analysis.Memex was intended to be used for consolidating, indexing, linking, and retrieving text content. Certainly very useful, but as some organizations consider what they want in a Memex upgrade, they realize that they would like to do more.
September 27, 2019

Rising To The Challenge Of Cryptocurrency Crime

Law enforcement nightmare scenario comes true: Imagine a detective’s nightmare: a criminal without fingerprints, able to teleport to any location immediately and wearing a cloak of invisibility. Sounds like pure sci-fi? It shouldn’t. It’s a reality of today’s cyberworld, where criminal networks increasingly recognize the superpowers given to them by the cryptocurrency world.
September 12, 2019

DataWalk: The Palantir Alternative

DataWalk is a Palantir alternative for intelligence analysis, providing similar functionality at a dramatically lower cost. Importantly, DataWalk delivers these benefits not only with unique technology, but with a different business model and a different business philosophy.
September 12, 2019

Graph Analytics and Graph Algorithms

DataWalk delivers superior performance for graph analytics for big data, in a full-stack software platform for data analysis.
September 11, 2019

Best Practices For Intelligence-Led Policing

The concept of Intelligence-Led Policing has been around for years, yet adoption of Intelligence-Led Policing is somewhat inconsistent. To help organizations that are either considering a move to Intelligence-Led Policing, or who would like to enhance their results with their Intelligence-Led Policing initiatives, in this brief article we offer suggested best practices.
September 10, 2019

Fraud Detection Software Companies

We are sometimes asked “what makes DataWalk different than other fraud detection software companies?” Here’s a list:
May 23, 2019

DataWalk: A Neo4j Alternative

DataWalk can be a compelling Neo4j alternative if you want to analyze complex multi-source data without learning a new query language and writing your own software.
April 11, 2019

Welcoming Paul Rivet!

As we continue to expand our presence in the market for intelligence and investigation solutions in North America, we are excited to announce that industry veteran Paul Rivet has joined DataWalk as Senior Account Executive responsible for the Western United States and Canada.
September 13, 2018

Agents Run Amok: A Fraud Case Study

Shortly after introducing a new insurance product, an insurer discovered that many customers who bought it terminated their contract after one or two months. Internal business analysis didn’t reveal anything special, and it simply looked like just a rather unsuccessful product.
September 6, 2018

Perfect Fraud Ring

On November 5th, a Ford cargo truck 1838t 4x2 pulling a trailer rolled over, and no other vehicles were involved in the accident. The truck and trailer belonged to different owners.Ten days later a similar truck driven by one of those owners and owned by the other also had an accident creating an interesting situation of a perfect ring. Was this a fraud ring? Let’s find out.
August 10, 2018

DataWalk: The IBM i2 Alternative

The venerable IBM i2 products have served the industry well for several decades, but many customers are now looking for an IBM i2 alternative, and in particular are looking for a modern, collaborative, Enterprise-oriented solution. In this article, we’ll discuss how DataWalk provides an ideal IBM i2 alternative.
February 25, 2016

The use of Link Analysis is vital for AML Investigators

During my 28 years as a federal agent the use of Link analysis software was integral in solving complex money laundering and terrorist financing investigations. Money launders and terrorist networks are becoming evermore sophisticated in the way they layer their transactions. The use of link analysis is one of the best ways to be able to visualize the connections between entitles, the flow of the funds, and to explain these to senior compliance officials and regulators.
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