Really Good Metrics

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Standard Deviation Query Type

Hello Keen Community! We have released a new query type, standard deviation, to add even more flexibility to your computing capabilities. What is a standard deviation? In statistics, standard deviation is a measure used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values. A low standard deviation indicates that the […]

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Controlling query complexity with Execution Metadata

Keen’s pricing is mostly based on two factors: how much new data you collect and how much you crunch. The first part is more straightforward, but we have received many questions about the detailed costs of computations. This is especially relevant in cases where our customers use Keen to allow their users to freely query […]

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The What, How, and Why of OR Filters

Hello Keen community! Back in September, we announced the release of “or” filters. In this post, we’ll share what we learned in a deep dive on the what, how, and why. Why, Part 1: Foundation for a Richer Query Language Let’s start with the big question: why build “or” filters? One simple answer is that […]

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Flexible Client-side Caching

At Keen one of the things we’re focusing on is decreasing “time to first insight” as we want to make it easy for you to deliver lightning-fast embedded analytics. To do that we’re making sure that you have the ability to accelerate and cache queries at all levels of your Keen embedded analytics stack. We’re […]

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What is Google AMP and How Is It Affecting Webpage Development?

Mobile search surpassed desktop search for the first time in 2015, and in the same year Google announced an open-source project called AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) meant to improve the mobile web by allowing mobile website content to render nearly instantly. AMP is a framework to create a bare-bones version of a site’s pages, essentially […]

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IP Anonymization for Geo Enrichment

Back in May, we detailed our accomplishments in terms of keeping your data GDPR compliant. Part of our progress included a powerful internal toolset which enables us to fulfill your data removal requests and this toolset works well for cleaning up data already persisted at Keen. But we believe that it’s better to prevent than […]

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Giving Our Users a Voice

A quick note’s probably in order since I’m sort of a newbie on the team. My name’s Florian. I was fortunate to join Keen a few months ago as VP of Product Engineering. Some of you probably know me already from demos, support, calls, etc. I’ve been passionate about building analytics and metrics products for […]

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Keen and GDPR

You’ve probably heard all about the EU’s new regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR applies not only to EU-based businesses but also to any business that controls or processes data of EU citizens. Not only is GDPR an important step in protecting privacy for European citizens, it also raises the bar for […]

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Keen and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Update on Keen and GDPR Compliance Keen is deeply committed to doing our part to ensure that personal data is adequately protected. As such, we are actively reviewing the requirements of EU Regulation 2016/679 (more commonly referred to as “GDPR”) and how they affect us and our customers. In this blog post we’ll try to provide as […]

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Content is Community

At Keen IO, I have been tasked with community building and developer advocacy. Being a developer advocate at Keen IO requires administrating an array of services, social media, support on our Community Slack channel, blog, technical content, and more. We have learned quite a lot supporting and creating a community for developers and engineers all over the […]

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Order and Limit Results of Grouped Queries (Hooray!)

Greetings Keen community! I’d like to make a quick feature announcement that will (hopefully) make many of you happy 😊 At Keen IO we’ve created a platform for collecting and analyzing data. In addition to the ability to count the individuals who performed a particular action, the API includes the ability to group results by […]

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Keen is Joining the Scaleworks family

Today we’re excited to share that we’re starting a new chapter and joining the Scaleworks family. Keen set out to empower developers with a custom analytics platform and the most seamless SaaS tool out there for data-handling. We created a periscope into user activity that we’re really proud of. We’ve helped companies easily build and embed all […]