KnowNow Information helps organisations to operate more efficiently through better understanding of data
We provide consultancy services to help cities, organisations and individuals to improve interoperability of services and to maximise the value of their information.
We use Analytic software and deploy sensors on behalf of our customers. These include groups with a shared objective such as cutting Energy Use, enlivening the High Street or providing Care - activities with a mutual interest in new ways of achieving more. By using sensors, including those within the mobile devices we carry every day, we work with organisations like yours to create new revenue streams from the internet of things.
We develop solutions and applications for our customers rapidly using market leading development platforms such as IBM BlueMix. As an IBM Business Partner, we resell the technologies we trust to deliver our solutions to our customers.
Company is registered at Companies House by founders David Patterson and Chris Cooper
Upon David and Chris leaving IBM, KnowNow Information begins trading
KnowNow sets up initial offices at the University of Portsmouth's Innovation Space
KnowNow are awarded their first development contract to architect and develop a recruitment application for i-nomi.net
A system for identifying where emergency resources should be located in the event of extreme weather conditions is chosen by the Science and Technology Facilities Council and the Open Data Institute as one of the two projects chosen to be funded for development at the STFC's Hartree Centre in Daresbury. IBM are the co-developers.
KnowNow are awarded a European Commission commitment for Sustainable Urban Mobility. The commitment is designed to help people to find identify services they need upon arrival in a new location. This marks the first implementation of the KnowNow "kn-i" platform.
A first contract win for providing smart city consultancy services. Supporting Buro Happold in the delivery of a smart city infrastructure for a major development within one of South East Asia's capital cities.
Chosen from hundreds of applicants, KnowNow embark upon an accelerator programme at the iconic 1 Canada Square building in Canary Wharf. Taking part in the Integrated Transportation Stream alongside another 5 companies, there are 36 Cognicity companies overall.
Connor Moore joins KnowNow as an apprentice. Connor is one of the first students to take part in the Gold Standard Apprenticeship for ICT. Connor's initial duties are to manage the engineering requirements for our sensor solutions.
Having originally won the STFC open data prize. Flood Event Model is launched as a service for Hampshire, UK. It is immediately available for development for other regions of the UK and indeed, anywhere around the world.
At the Eco-Technology Show in Brighton, UK. KnowNow launch BeatHouse - a system for monitoring temperature and energy use within the home. This allows for actuation of heating systems, ventilation and is currently under development for health analysis of the individuals within the home.
KnowNow are selected for an Enterprise Voucher award. The money is to help fund additional staff members at our Portsmouth Headquarters. This will allow us to deploy sensor equipment for a contract with Southampton University and to focus on development of various customer applications.
KnowNow's BeatHouse and Flood Event Model technologies are chosen by IBM to be demonstrated within the Internet of Things Laboratory at IBM Hursley, near Winchester, UK.
KnowNow are accredited to sell IBM Cloud Services. This will include consultancy about Cloud as well as sales of IBM Bluemix for rapid application development and Softlayer Cloud hosting.
KnowNow move to a larger office within the Innovation Space at Portsmouth University