Data Extraction, Preparation and Tranformation Solutions - Altair

Altair Self-Service Data Preparation

The right decisions begin with data made smart

Altair data preparation solutions seamlessly connect different data sources and formats, making it easy for business users and data specialists to access, cleanse, and transform data to be used for smart decision making.

Data Preparation Benefits

Easy to Use

All users can easily access, cleanse, and format data from a wide variety of sources without manual data entry or coding.


Ability to automate and streamline repeatable processes. Pre-built functions contain all the data preparation commands needed to export trusted data to reporting, analytics or visualization tools.

Enterprise Capabilities

Curated datasets can be shared with the entire organization using a collaborative interface for reporting or model building purposes.

Desktop-based Data Preparation

Powerful self-service data preparation begins with Altair Monarch. Known for nearly 30 years as the industry leader in data wrangling and data transformation, Monarch allows users to easily connect to a wide variety of data sources and transform difficult to use data into trusted and accurate data sets.

Altair Monarch is the fastest and easiest way to extract data from any source — including turning unstructured data like PDFs and text files into rows and columns. With dozens of pre-built data preparation functions designed to help meet accounting, healthcare and other industry-regulated reporting requirements, Monarch is the tool of choice when it comes to data preparation.

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Server-based Data Preparation

Monarch Server takes self-service data preparation to a whole new level. Extend the desktop-based data preparation capabilities of Monarch into a comprehensive, enterprise-wide solution. Monarch Server’s options allow organizations to work more collaboratively, store and retrieve reports easier, and distribute model results beyond the Monarch platform.

Data transformation workflows created with Monarch can be stored and shared on Monarch Server. Automate advanced data preparation and model building processes. Manage the storage, indexing, search and retrieval of core reports and text-based files using the Content Server module. Extend Monarch model results to users of CMS such as IBM CMOD, Fiserv Nautilus, Hyland Onbase, Mobius/ASG, and more.

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Browser-based Data Preparation

A combination of self-service data preparation, machine-learning and collaboration features uniquely positions Altair® SmartWorks™. It enables individuals, teams and entire organizations to drive towards fast analytical insight and sharing of knowledge. Laborious data extraction, data transformation and export operations are automated by scheduling processes to run at predetermined times and frequencies.

Browser-based and built for the cloud, messy and dark data is easily converted into trusted and accurate data sets used for machine learning and report generation purposes. Analytic models can be shared with SmartWorks for model scoring, enterprise-wide information collaboration, and for other analytical tasks. Intuitive work-flow views allow users to customize their experience as they import, transform, and export data for their analytics purposes.

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Altair Monarch Datasheet

Monarch is the fastest and easiest way to extract data from any source — including turning unstructured data like PDFs and text files into rows and columns.


Spend Less Time in Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets are powerful but not designed for today’s analytics demands. See how Altair Monarch transforms data in minutes.

Use Cases

Streamline Audit Processes with Self-Service Data Preparation

Auditors are under significant pressure to keep expenditures down whether they work for an external audit firm or are part of an internal audit team. Achieving cost-effective audits requires organizations to do more with less - while maintaining or increasing audit quality. To succeed auditors not only need the right expertise and process but also the right data analytics tools.

Use Cases

Enhancing Your RPA Investment With Data Preparation

As more businesses use Robotic Process Automation (RPA) as a means to streamline operations and assess efficiency gaps, there are hurdles to fully realizing its benefits. For instance, existing data is often challenging for RPA processes to handle. Without a good solution, studies indicate that 80% of the time spent on RPA has to do with data preparation.
Discover how you can enhance your ongoing RPA investment with the right data analytics stack.

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