March 27, 2020
IBM i2 Analyst Notebook (ANB) has long been a popular tool installed at many law enforcement agencies worldwide. In fact, although IBM i2 ANB has its roots in the 1990s, this venerable product is still the most common link chart tool that we encounter when talking to agencies around the world. However, we frequently hear from customers that they are looking for IBM i2 competitors. One of the key IBM i2 competitors is DataWalk, which is a modern, fully integrated Enterprise solution for entity analytics and much more.
February 18, 2020
A common customer need in law enforcement, intelligence, and military applications is to easily generate and share target packages.
February 12, 2020
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. That’s true – link analysis is one of the things that can be done in our software – but it’s important to recognize that DataWalk is far more than just link analysis.
January 28, 2020
Some people who see our product for the first time conclude that “DataWalk does link analysis.” That’s true – link analysis is one of the things that can be done in our software – but it’s important to recognize that DataWalk is far more than just link analysis.
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.