1010data's approach to data management and analysis traces its origins to the early days of data analytics. While working on Wall Street, our founders, Joel Kaplan and Sandy Steier, identified and leveraged techniques and technologies that gave them a powerful edge in the highly competitive financial services industry.
As early as 1980, Joel and Sandy began to derive great value from vector languages, columnar databases, and parallel and distributed processing. These techniques, although now fairly mainstream, were at the time cutting edge. Perhaps most significantly, Joel and Sandy also made great use of interactive analysis, something that has only recently become popular in large-scale data analysis.