Takeaways from Mobile World Congress 2017

22 Mar 2017 | , , , , , ,

Industry watchers at Mobile World Congress 2017, an influential mobile ecosystem event, saw a major shift in focus this year from mobile to connected devices, edge computing, applications and enabling technology providers. A common denominator across the conference was the need to analyze and manage data to support innovative applications and make use of available connectivity and connected devices. A challenge and opportunity is: ‘How can Big Data be used to unlock a competitive edge and create a profound customer experience?’

Business Growth Fund partnership to extend Kx technology in new markets

19 Feb 2017 | , , , , , ,

Kx parent First Derivatives (FD) recently announced its latest strategic partnership is with the Business Growth Fund (BGF), one of the UK’s leading investors. This new alliance plans to seed Kx technology in up-and-coming businesses looking for the kind of technological advantage that only Kx can provide. Target areas will include cyber security, AI, blockchain, robotics, nanotechnology, life sciences, neurology and machine learning.