|By Business Wire||
|February 13, 2014 03:00 AM EST||
Kofax Limited (NASDAQ and LSE: KFX), a leading provider of smart process applications for the business critical First Mile of customer interactions, today announced that Kapow, a Kofax company, will demonstrate and discuss its latest data integration solution, Enterprise 9.3, at the Chief Data Officer (CDO) Leadership Forum at Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel in London, February 25-26.
The emergence of the CDO role, which could quickly become as important as the Chief Information Officer (CIO), stems from the explosive growth of data and the increasing recognition of the value of that data in business decision-making. According to Gartner, the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, 17 percent of organizations will have hired CDOs by the end of 2014.1
The CDO Leadership Forum brings together speakers from several leading UK institutions, including Barclays Bank, HSBC and the National Health Service, to discuss topics including, “How to Use Data to Maximize Productivity” and “Transforming Business Through the Better Use of Data.”
“Kapow Enterprise 9.3 is an enterprise-ready data integration software suite that is perfect for CDOs who manage big data as part of their day-to-day operations,” said Stefan Andreasen, Founder and Chief Technical Officer at Kapow. “This solution gives users robust capabilities that make data accessible, affordable and actionable and enables the rapid delivery of critical information necessary to make better decisions.”
Using Kapow’s Enterprise 9.3 Synthetic APIs™ and its patented data integration flows, organizations can easily extract and integrate big data from any source. Data integration flows can be deployed as Kapow Kapplets™ via the Kapow KappZone™ library. Kapplets enable users to run and manage thousands of automated data integration applications at any time and explore an integrated view of disparate data in an interactive pallet in order to act on their findings.
Kofax® Limited is a leading provider of smart process applications for the business critical First Mile of customer interactions. These begin with an organization’s systems of engagement, which generate real time, information intensive communications from customers, and provide an essential connection to their systems of record, which are typically large scale, rigid enterprise applications and repositories not easily adapted to more contemporary technology. Success in the First Mile can dramatically improve an organization’s customer experience and greatly reduce operating costs, thus driving increased competitiveness, growth and profitability. Kofax software and solutions provide a rapid return on investment to more than 20,000 customers in banking, insurance, government, healthcare, business process outsourcing and other markets. Kofax delivers these through its own sales and service organization, and a global network of more than 800 authorized partners in more than 75 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit kofax.com.
1Gartner Research – CIO Advisory: The Chief Data Officer Trend Gains Momentum, January 13, 2014
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