Build up a project to be able to connect your data stream

Learn how to create and configure a project, manage your project dashboard, and view project specific events for risk ops investigation.

Create project

To create a project, click on the Create project at the sidebar

A modal pops up. Here, you provide your Project Name, Project Description and select a use case pertaining to your project and then click on Create Project to confirm

There are three main features On the Projects tab:

  • Dashboard
  • Events
  • Configuration


Under the project dashboard, you are able to view analytics relating to all transactions to the use case selected, you will be able to view analytics on the recent transactions, unusual transaction alerts, and ongoing investigation on flagged transactions.

The dashboard shows the transactions that are already verified as legitimate, transactions that are confirmed as fraudulent and transactions that are unassigned for a report or decision.

Under “Recent transactions'', it shows and verifies transactions that are confirmed as legitimate transactions, fraudulent transactions, and assigned transactions. You are able to view the total number of transactions and unusual transactions. Under the recent transaction tab, you can "filter" the date range to view previous transactions, click on the drop-down to select the date range

The Unusual transactions alert session shows the suspicious or flagged transactions and is monitored.

The Ongoing Investigation session card shows transactions that are flagged and are been investigated and monitored. The tab shows the following parameter:

Transaction ID: is the number that defines each transaction
User: is the account owner where the transaction took place from.
Date and Time: This is when and when the transaction took place.


On the Events dashboard, you are able to view records of every transaction from your project specific event stream that has been flagged (blocked or in review).

To view Events under the project tab, click on the project you created on the Landing page and then click on the Events tab to view Event transactions that have flagged by Sigma.

There are some parameters to take note of under the Events tab which include:

Created at: This is the date and time the event was occurred.

Transaction ID: This is the unique identifier of said Event.

User: This contains the Identification of the user that carried out the transaction.

Gateway: This is the portal by which the transaction occurred

Amount: This records the volume of what was transacted.

When you click on any specific event, a modal pops up to display more information on that specific transaction.


The configuration feature of the project allows you to connect your historical data and newly generated data to Sigma.
You can view and copy the project URL, project backfill URL, and API keys, you can also add a web hook to receive alerts on your platform from Sigma.


API Keys

It is important to keep your API keys private so as to not become susceptible to malicious attacks

With the configuration tab, you will be able to connect historical data to the Sigma platform in the bid to train the Machine Learning models so that Sigma can make context-driven decisions.

For you to be able to configure your project, you need to first “create a project”, then it takes you to the project dashboard where you click on the “Configuration tab” at the top right corner of the created project dashboard.

View API keys
To view an API key, click on the eye icon beside the API key

Copy API keys
To copy an API key, click on the "copy icon" beside the API key

Copy project Url
To copy a project URL, click on the "copy icon beside the URL info



The API keys, project URL, and project backfill URL are automatically generated once you create a project

Add Webhook

To add a webhook to your configuration, click on the "Add webhook here, there will be a popup which allows you to add a webhook


Sigma and Use cases

Regardless of the use case you select, there is a need to send backfill data. The specific JSON object changes from use case to use case.

See Backfill Model JSON wiki for JSON objects specific to your selected use case.

Manage Project

This section describes how the projects you have created are displayed, viewed and managed. Every project you have created can be viewed through the default list view. This section will enable you to perform certain actions to help manage your projects.
You will be able to use the icons under the action tab to Edit and Delete any project.

View a project

To view the details of a project you have created, click on the particular project you want to view, it takes you to the detail of the project where you can view the project dashboard, events and configuration.

Edit a project

To edit a project you have created, click on the Edit icon under the action tab

Once you click on the edit icon, the modal pop-up for you to make any changes to the project

Delete a project

To delete a project, click on the "Delete icon" under the action tab to permanently delete a project.

A modal pop-up to confirm that you want to delete the project.



Once you delete a project, you cannot undo it