RIS: Real-time in Retail – Using Data to Transform the Shopping Experience
22 Sep 2017
In the latest edition of Retail Info Systems, Kx’s Tom Hill writes that the retail industry is seeking to take advantage of growing volumes of data through technology. With massive volumes of data being created from a variety of channels, connectivity and speed become critical. Organizations need to ensure that they can take data feeds from multiple sources, formats and periods, combine this and perform high speed analytics all in one tool.
eFinancialCareers: Time for the kdb+/q specialists to quit finance?
22 May 2017
Why are kdb+/q programmers finding new opportunities outside of financial services? Because “nothing has so far approached kdb+ in usability, flexibility and speed.” Read more in eFinancialCareers.
First Women: Britain’s productivity puzzle can be solved with a smart technology plan
12 May 2017
Shannon Jones of Kx writes in First Women magazine about using technology to solve Britain’s productivity problem: “Businesses should increasingly seek to partner with technology experts who can assist them in not only getting the best from their current resources, but in introducing new ways of working, enabling them to improve processes, and crucially, work smarter. Last summer, Kx partnered with life sciences center The Earlham Institute to study crop growth patterns, developing a completely new approach to analytical processing in bioscience. Continuing these types of projects and collaborating to bring about change will be crucial in helping the UK to remain globally competitive in the realm of productivity.”