September 27, 2019
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
Data mining generally refers to using advanced techniques – including machine learning, statistical analysis, and querying - to find patterns and anomalies in large volumes of data. DataWalk is a full-stack solution for data analysis, with a robust set of features for data mining:
September 12, 2019
DataWalk is a full-stack software platform for data analysis, and utilizes unique DataWalk technology which enables superior performance for graph analytics and graph algorithms. We should first define that Graph Analytics (or Graph Algorithms) are analytic algorithms which can be used to identify patterns and relationships between objects on a network graph. A network graph is also known as a link chart.
September 11, 2019
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 9, 2019
We are sometimes asked “what makes DataWalk different than other fraud detection software companies?” Here’s a list:
May 29, 2019
DataWalk provides intelligence analysis software, but there are a number of categories of intelligence analysis software such that we sometimes find agencies aren’t sure how to classify and evaluate the different types of products. Just our opinion, but we’d suggest that the intelligence analysis software landscape can be divided into the following categories:
May 23, 2019
We’ve recently encountered situations where a customer had data that was too complex for a SQL database, so they attempted to utilize a graph database (specifically Neo4j) and developed custom software on top…but those efforts failed due to programming issues, performance problems, or functionality limitations. These customers then selected DataWalk, effectively as a Neo4j alternative (or more generally, as a graph database alternative).
April 25, 2019
How do you pick the “right” link analysis software platform? Which link analysis software product is right for your organization depends on your requirements and usage model. Based on our work with customers and partners worldwide, we pulled together the following as key criteria for evaluating link analysis software: DataWalk software not only addresses the need to find an i2 iBase Intellishare alternative, but it goes much further, providing a fully integrated, modern software platform which enables replacement of the entire i2 product stack at a much lower price. Many organizations utilizing an “i2 stack” with more than five users can purchase DataWalk for less than what they are paying to renew their annual maintenance contract!
April 11, 2019
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.
April 2, 2019
IBM has announced that i2 iBase Intellishare has reached the end of its product life, and will no longer be supported as of September 30, 2019. With this, some customers are highly motivated to urgently find an i2 iBase Intellishare alternative. DataWalk software not only addresses the need to find an i2 iBase Intellishare alternative, but it goes much further, providing a fully integrated, modern software platform which enables replacement of the entire i2 product stack at a much lower price. Many organizations utilizing an “i2 stack” with more than five users can purchase DataWalk for less than what they are paying to renew their annual maintenance contract!
September 13, 2018
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
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
IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook (ANB) is a well-known product for link analysis and link chart visualization. As DataWalk also includes a link chart facility, we are frequently asked whether DataWalk is an “i2 alternative”. The short answer is yes, DataWalk is an i2 alternative. However, this is a comparison of apples and oranges.
March 8, 2018
Palantir is a well-regarded supplier of software and services, and we are often asked by large organizations whether DataWalk is a “Palantir alternative”. The short answer is yes, DataWalk is a Palantir alternative. More specifically, DataWalk is an alternative to Palantir’s Gotham product. Why do we say that DataWalk is a Palantir alternative?
February 25, 2016
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.