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Qlik acquires Kyndi to provide more comprehensive answers with enhanced context and relevance

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Qlik, a global leader in data integration, analytics, and AI, is acquiring pivotal intellectual property (patents and technology) from Kyndi, an innovator in natural language processing, search, and generative AI—supporting a transformative approach to how organizations interpret and process unstructured data.

"The acquisition of Kyndi's assets represents a key step in Qlik’s AI vision, supporting our ability to deliver rich, trusted answers from complex business questions,” James Fisher, Qlik chief strategy officer, said. “It enhances our established leadership in AI, ensuring that Kyndi's innovative unstructured data processing combined with our powerful structured analytics will unlock richer and more actionable insights for our customers."

Kyndi's CEO and leading AI experts will join Qlik as part of the acquisition. This move signifies a substantial advancement in Qlik’s vision of delivering precise, contextually rich answers to complex business questions, according to the company.

The acquisition leverages the combination of Qlik Cloud’s structured data mastery with Kyndi’s pioneering unstructured data technologies, reinforcing Qlik's position as a transformative market leader in how organizations utilize data.

By embracing Kyndi's expertise and proprietary technology, Qlik steps forward in unlocking valuable insights from customers’ ever-growing reservoirs of unstructured data, integrating these insights seamlessly with structured data analytics.

This move not only continues Qlik's extensive track record in AI leadership but also emphasizes its commitment to providing comprehensive, enterprise-wide solutions that address the critical need for in-depth analytics across all forms of data, according to the company.

Addressing challenges in current answer engines, Kyndi's expertise enables Qlik to offer innovative solutions for managing and curating answers, unlocking new use cases for decision-making from a vast spectrum of data sources. This empowers users with comprehensive, quality-assured insights, setting a new benchmark in the data analytics landscape, according to Qlik.

"I’m thrilled to join the Qlik team. Qlik is perfectly positioned to deliver on the promise of generative AI. We have a unique opportunity to enhance how AI-powered insights create value for customers. Introducing our innovations into Qlik's technology will enable the merging of structured and unstructured data, thereby empowering users with deeper insights and more informed decisions across a wide range of business scenarios,” Ryan Welsh, founder and CEO of Kyndi, said.

According to Qlik, this acquisition directly addresses the rapidly growing volume of unstructured data in the world. Qlik's incorporation of Kyndi's technology into its cloud solutions enriches decision intelligence by providing more comprehensive answers with enhanced context and relevance.

This advancement strengthens the management and curation of enterprise data, fostering trust and consistency across organizations while upholding stringent governance and security standards.

For more information about this news, visit www.qlik.com.

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