Links to Featured Articles and Briefings Papers
How to set up a Newsletter Subscription in your website
Starting your own newsleter is a great way of engaging with contacts and customers. It requires contact management and Marketing campaign functionality which is now so easy to do. It's low cost and simple to use.Setting Up a Newsletter Subscription in your website for an overview on how to do it.
What do you do when your spreadsheet can't deliver?
Although Excel is the business user's IT tool of choice, there's a lot you can't do with a spreadsheet - for example, business logic and process flow. KBL fills the gap enabling a user to combine spreadsheets with their business logic and well laid out user interface. Click here
Don't neglect Small Data
With so much attention turned to Big Data, the myriad of small businesses and organisations who struggle daily with practical issues and 'Small Data' are much overlooked in the media. Many 'everyday' problems that fall through the cracks is due to the dearth of business tools for requirements not satisfied by spreadsheets but not cost justifiable for bespoke systems. Click here
Domanski & Irvine's Classic book on Data Modelling & Database Design (with FREE Chapter)
The second edition of the Kegsoft co-founders textbook on relational database design. There's a free chapter to download. If you are serious about professional application design, you will need to know about data modelling and creating Entity Relationship Models (ERDs). If you intend to create your own database you'll want to know how to transition from a logical model to a physical database design - it's in the book. Used as a university textbook in the UK, it has sold to over 40 countries in the past 20 years - and is still as relevent as ever. Download FREE Chapter on Data Modelling - Order the book
Turning Young IT Consumers into IT Producers
How can we engage and encourage the UK's next generation of Information Technologists? A LinkedIn article on how Kegsoft's KBL can excite youngsters by showing how satisfying producing applications can be.Turning Young IT Consumers into IT Producers.
Kegsoft Lunchtime Challenge - Shakespeare in the Cloud
Creating quick tactical applications is quite difficult to do - unless you have the right tools. This article is part of a series of 'lunchtime challenges' in which we demonstrate how to build solutions - including tactical apps in a very short time - e.g. a coulple of lunchtimes! Shakespeare in the Cloud.
Using Cloud Storage files in KBL
Accessing data in the Cloud with KBL You can access your shared cloud storage folders and files in the KBL language - this adds great flexibility where your files are numerous or very large and of course, it's a great option for collaborative projects.
Kegsoft and Big Data
KBL and Big Data Part 1 How to process very large datasets (VLDs) using KBL. Part 1 considers kegsoft solutions to dealing with the problems of large datasets and how to efficiently import and export data files exceeding 1 million records. Video
Mind the IT Gap
Bridging the IT Gap How KBL can raise calability and productivity in the office by bridging the growing gap between Business and IT. If you know your business, know what you want to achieve an have a logical mind, KBL helps you get the tasks done without being thwarted by overly complex IT terminology.
Using KBL to Teach IT
Using KBL to teach IT We believe that teaching IT should be made more exciting and goal oriented. Teaching the nuts and bolts of low-level programming is a turn-off to many youngsters and is now only one of a range of IT skills that are increasingly needed by UK Business.