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This month at Peak: November 2021

By Will Lord on November 30, 2021 - 5 Minute Read

Well, November 2021 will go down in Peak folklore. It was finally time to welcome AltitudeX to the tech event scene! And boy did she deliver. Check out what happened at Depot Mayfield and everything else we have been up to this month.

AltitudeX ⛰️

On 4 November, our very first Decision Intelligence summit took over Manchester! If you don’t believe us, check out this awesome video and relive an amazing day: 


Keep an eye out for more great snaps from the event across all of our social channels! However, if photos aren’t enough then you can read about everything that happened in our AltitudeX: a review blog; PLUS on demand video content coming your way very soon. We also just want to say a massive thank you to everyone who attended and made the day such a success, we can’t wait to see you at London 2022 ?

What’s new at Peak

Amongst all of the AltitudeX hype and delight, there were still many other things keeping us busy (maybe not the day after ?), take a look:

?? Just a few hours before he took to the AltitudeX stage in Manchester; our CEO, Richard Potter, was in Lisbon for Web Summit 2021, talking about “Advancing AI with Decision Intelligence”. Take a look at the key takeaways from his talk on the growth stage in our blog. There is an on demand video link to the whole talk as well! 

? Our CIO and Co-Founder, Dave Leitch, caught up with TNW to discuss why Manchester is the place to be for UK tech businesses. Check it out

? We also announced the opening of our new office in Pune ?? Check out the roles we have available in our new office and become a Peak superhuman today!

? In November you also had the chance to be introduced to our Engineering Manager, Kuldeepak Singh, as he sat down with us and spoke about his career so far, why he chose Peak and how he motivates his team to be the best! Read all about it… 

?‍? Take a look at one of our Data Science Team Leads, Sorcha Gilroy, smashing it with another blog. This time she discussed “How to plan a commercial data science project”, so go and change the way your teams work with tips from a pro! 

? We have also released all new and juicy stats for you to ponder from our continued work with Marshalls. Learn how Decision Intelligence optimized inventories, minimized costs and maximized profits for one of the UK’s leading paving manufacturers now! 


? This month we also embarked on our first company wide volunteering programme. Together with FareShare Greater Manchester, we have allowed Peakers the opportunity to take one day during November and December in order to help out in the day to day life of a FareShare volunteer. This is the start of a thriving relationship between Peak and the local community, as we hope to use Decision Intelligence in order to help reach more and more people across the UK! ?


Customer Update

♻️ The team over at Superdry are leading the way in the retail sector as they announced a sustainable clothing partnership with Versarien. Superdry will be using Versarien’s technology in order to produce garments with an extended lifespan and at a  lower environmental cost. See how today ?️

? Tired of waiting in drive thru queues at KFC? Well, you no longer have to (in the US). Our customers KFC have introduced quick pick-up ordering on their app and website to bring you even faster, fast food! ?

? Well done to the team at JSW steel for being selected in the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the Emerging Markets for 2021. This is the gold standard for corporate sustainability and the company has seen an improvement in the three domains Environment, Social and Governance. Well done guys, read more here… ?

? AWS reInvent started on the 29 November and continues through to the 3 December in… Viva Las Vegas! ? Check out all the cool stuff happening across the 4 days and if you’re there, pop by and say hello to the Peak team; they’re a friendly bunch, we promise! ?


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