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.”
Intelligent Trading Technology: Data Processing Strides Pave The Way To More TCA Capability
6 May 2017
In a recent article, Intelligent Trading Technology interviews Kx’s Fintan Quill, head of North American Engineering, about Kx technology and Data-as-a-Service, as well as on how financial institutions are using big memory to drive TCA and for market surveillance. Kx’s recent announcement that Squarepoint Capital is powering its large-scale in-memory research with kdb+ is cited as further demonstrating the point.