Co Down firm creates app to access business data in real time anywhere

  • Photo: Dale Orr of Kipling Data and Stephen Donnelly of Star Instruments

    A new app has been developed which enables users to slice real-time data from their current info systems, securing them access to critical data using a smartphone.

    Co Down based company, Kipling Data Ltd has created the cross-platform app, which is named Kipling⑤ , and the firm said the idea came as “the need to harness business intelligence, whether in office or remotely, has never been more relevant than in these current pandemic times.”

    Dale Orr, creator and managing director of Kipling Data has more than 40 years’ experience within the software industry.  

    An early adopter of Kipling⑤ is Star Instruments Ltd, headed by CEO Stephen Donnelly. 

    Star Instruments is a local manufacturer and supplier of high quality pressure, temperature and flow instrumentation.

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    It has been most recently been collaborating with a collective of seven UK-based Formula 1 teams providing ‘Oxygen Clean’ test gauge sets for life-saving ventilators.

    To date they have provided these specialist gauge sets to test 15,000 ventilators to save lives in the fight against covid-19.

    Donnelly said: “Kipling⑤ offers an effective way to stay on top of very dynamic data and react to information and questions as soon as they arise. Our business has changed a lot in recent months and the app has allowed us to embrace this change by keeping up to date information at our fingertips.

    “It now forms part of our management reporting system enabling our senior team to react in real time to financial queries as they arise. It provides clear precise comparisons to our performance day to day, month to month and year on year. An invaluable easy to use phone-based data system making a real impact on how our business operates.”

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    Dale Orr added: “Our mission is to create products that reduce the stress from the daily chaos, software that stimulate decisions to flow quicker and to provide information so managers can make better informed decisions from less stressed minds,  Kipling⑤ will put clients in control of their critical data in real time. 

    "It will revolutionise how sectors such as manufacturing, retail, construction, health, hospitality, sports, education and agri-food interrogate and utilize important data.  

    “What we have created is more than simply a medium to present KPI’s. Kipling⑤ offers instant interrogation of two years information synchronised from multiple data sources."

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    Source: Written from press release

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