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South Africa’s Tech Community Uses Knack to Coordinate Nationwide Pandemic Response

04/30/2020 Posted by Jeremy

Stephen van der Heijden never thought he’d be the one implementing technical solutions to help South Africa’s official response to the coronavirus pandemic. As VP of Growth at talent marketplace OfferZen, he’s not a coder. But thanks to no-code solutions, Stephen found himself leading the way on building an application that’s now coordinating volunteer efforts across the country.

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How Frontline UK NHS Healthcare Workers Are Using No-Code Software to Fight Coronavirus on a Global Scale

04/23/2020 Posted by Jeremy

In the battle against COVID-19, it’s easy to follow the strides and stumbles of presidents and prime ministers. But years from now, when the books are written and movies made, the best stories will be of those who put their lives at risk on the front lines of the pandemic.

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Knack Helps Fight COVID-19 with Contact Tracing in The Philippines

04/15/2020 Posted by Jeremy

Once a suspected case tests positive for COVID-19, it becomes a race against time to find all those who have had personal contact with the infected. If contact tracing and isolation don’t happen quickly enough, mitigation efforts will rapidly fail to contain the virus in any community.

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4 Essential Rules for Businesses to Survive COVID-19 and Beyond

04/10/2020 Posted by Jeremy

Just a few weeks ago, none of what you are about to read would have seemed particularly important. Just another post that you scroll past on your LinkedIn feed, shared by some former colleague who always seemed to be just a bit too…out there. And then, like a train wreck in slow motion, COVID-19 has lumbered in between all of us, derailing everything.

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Knack Empowers Organizations to Adapt Amidst Coronavirus Uncertainties

04/03/2020 Posted by Jeremy

For years, Knack users have been leveraging our no-code/low-code platform to rapidly adapt to evolving business needs. As Coronavirus changes the world as we know it, the Knack community has been quick to use our tool to respond to new challenges in their companies and communities.

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Introducing Two-Factor Authentication for the Builder

10/16/2019 Posted by Danielle

We are excited to announce Two-Factor Authentication for the Builder!

Every day we are humbled that you choose Knack to manage your data and business processes. To honor that trust we are dedicated to security to ensure that your apps are protected and secure.

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KnackCon 2019: Apps, Snacks and Taps

10/08/2019 Posted by Danielle

What happens when you throw a pile of Knacksters into a room full of our most avid customers? A new appreciation for just how many ways Knack can be used to make life better.

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Strong Customer Authentication (SCA): A New Requirement For E-Commerce

09/04/2019 Posted by Danielle

Starting September 14, 2019 a new e-commerce requirement in the EU called Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) will go into effect. This new requirement will change the way online payments are collected from European cardholders. Below you can find more details about SCA and how this will affect your app.

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Coming Soon: A New Builder!

07/16/2019 Posted by Brandon

We’re super excited to announce that a new version of the Knack Builder is on its way! Our team has been hard at work incorporating your feedback in order to better serve you.


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Retreat VII: Viva Knack Vegas

02/21/2019 Posted by Brandon

Last month, Team Knack convened for our 7th ever company retreat, in sunny-but-not-as-warm-as-some-of-us-were-expecting Las Vegas!

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