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Kainos has been recognised as a top 50 Winning Company at the Megabuyte 50 Awards 2015
02 March 2015 | Posted by Rachel George

Kainos has been recognised as a top 50 Winning Company at the Megabuyte 50 Awards 2015. News of this accolade comes very fittingly following the week Kainos welcomed funding to help expansion to the tune of 403 new staff – average salaries for these new roles will be £30k. As the technology sector’s leading provider…

403 New Jobs Created in Belfast and Derry
First Minister the Rt. Hon. Peter D. Robinson MLA and the deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA today announced that Kainos Software Ltd is creating 403 new jobs in Belfast and Londonderry.
26 February 2015 | Posted by Rachel George

Kainos is a leading technology solutions company operating primarily in the UK, and with customers in the USA and in continental Europe. Announcing the investment First Minister Peter Robinson said: “I welcome today’s significant investment announcement by Kainos, one of Northern Ireland’s most successful indigenous IT companies. “Over the last 30 years Kainos has built…

Kainos features in Forrester’s Next Generation of ERP Report
18 February 2015 | Posted by Rachel George

Kainos Smart’s implementation services have been recognised in the latest Forrester report on Enterprise Resource Planning. The report, released this week, has a lot of useful information for those embarking on their Workday journey, and why selecting a partner from the ecosystem differs from traditional partner selection. The report also names Workday Implementation partner Kainos as…

Kainos and DVLA triumph at Techworld Awards!
21 November 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Last night, Kainos and DVLA triumphed at the Techworld awards, taking the prize in the Digital and Creative Project of the Year category. The Integrated Enquiry Platform is of the UK government’s early ‘Exemplar’ projects and has drawn attention across the media, from citizens and from industry. It represents a number of very impressive ‘firsts’…

Kainos: Why We Chose Workday
05 November 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Brendan Mooney, MD of Kainos discusses why he chose Workday HCM to improve the HR, training and development process for his team at Kainos, working on the deployment with the Kainos Workday Implementation team, and how Kainos Smart helped automate testing and make significant time efficiencies in the implementation process. Workday HCM unifies HR, talent…

Kainos nominated for Techworld award
04 November 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Just weeks after the project was nominated for the UK IT awards, the Kainos and DVLA Integrated Enquiry Platform (IEP) project has once again been shortlisted – this time for the Techworld awards on the 20th November in the Digital and Creative Project of the Year category. One of the UK government’s early ‘Exemplar’ projects,…

Kainos Data goes to Brazil
Kainos Data and Analytics team invited to speak at prestigious engineering conference in Sao Paolo
03 November 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Kainos Data and Analytics lead, Darragh McConville, has been invited to speak at the Brazil-UK Frontiers of Engineering symposium in Sao Paolo. The prestigious conference, taking place on 6-8 November, focuses on current industry trends, including the application of big data technology. The conference will bring together engineers and researchers to share cutting edge development…

A Look Back at Workday Rising 2013…
22 October 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Kainos was a Gold Partner at Workday Rising 2013 in San Francisco. This short video montage gives a sense of what our team got up to when they were out there – looks like they had a blast! Somehow, this year’s Rising is only two weeks away and we’ll be there on stand #327. Learn more…

Kainos shortlisted in UK IT Awards 2014
Kainos received this nomination for work with the DVLA on the ‘View Driving Licence’ project.
25 September 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Kainos is delighted to be shortlisted for the UK IT Industry Awards, which recognise projects that have excelled in the use, development and deployment of IT and digital technology in the past 12 months. Kainos received this nomination for work with the DVLA on the ‘View Driving Licence’ project. Find out more about the project…

Kainos Deploys Workday Human Capital Management at Travelex
Travelex Moves to the Cloud to Gain Greater Visibility into its HR Operations
10 September 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

London, UK – Sept. 10, 2014 – Digital solutions company Kainos, a Workday services partner, today announced that Travelex, the world’s largest foreign exchange specialist, has deployed Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) at all of its operations around the world. Workday (NYSE: WDAY) is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and…

Integrating IDA – Managing Challenges and Avoiding Pitfalls
Kainos will host a webinar on Identity Assurance (IDA), with guest customer speaker DVLA
08 September 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Kainos will host a webinar on Identity Assurance (IDA), with guest customer speaker DVLA. IDA is a core component of the current work in GDS, ensuring the safety and validaton of users’ identities when submitting information to online public services. IDA is a core element of the government’s digital strategy. In the upcoming webinar, Kainos and…

AppCamp 4.0 – An Experience of a Lifetime
03 September 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

AppCamp 2014 closed on Friday in Belfast and Bristol, and our AppCampers’ apps are currently waiting for approval from the app store. This year’s students came up with some diverse and creative ideas, and left with a wealth of new knowledge and a few more friends – and most importantly, their own apps. Before you download…

Kainos CodeCamp finishes with a Flourish
The second free IT-based summer scheme designed to teach app development basics to year 11-14 students is another success.
11 August 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Digital solutions company Kainos, in partnership with Belfast Metropolitan College (Belfast Met) and Belfast City Council, have once again delighted pupils and parents by running a second successful CodeCamp.  The hugely popular event took place from 28 July to 8 August, and was attended by 76 youngsters from all over Northern Ireland. Pictured is winner…

Kainos CodeCamp boots up!
29 July 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Future IT stars (year 11-14) from across Northern Ireland have come together for Kainos CodeCamp which runs until 8th August. Hosted in the state-of-the-art e3 campus of Belfast Metropolitan College (Belfast Met), Kainos CodeCamp is run in partnership with Belfast Met and Belfast City Council.  As well as giving participants a fantastic grounding in app…

Kainos Targets Female Students with First of Four New CodeShows
Kainos Targets Female Students with Bristol CodeShow
08 July 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

60 girls attended the free one-day event in Bristol, the first of four planned CodeShows over the remainder of 2014, to get a taste of what it’s like to work in a real-life software development environment Digital solutions company Kainos has announced the successful completion of a unique CodeShow event aimed at female students. The free one-day…

Pennine NHS Trust Selects Kainos Evolve® EMR to Boost Patient Safety
One of the largest acute Trusts in England contracts Kainos Evolve to improve patient safety and make efficiency gains
07 July 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has selected the Evolve EMR (electronic medical records) platform from digital technology solutions company Kainos  together with data capture services from EDM Group. The decision makes Pennine – one of the largest acute hospital trusts in England – the latest of 21 UK trusts to be helped by Kainos…

Technology for Social Good at BelTech
04 July 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Technology addresses problems, and can change communities for the better. Here, watch the panel at BelTech discuss with Glen Mehn, Ashley Elizabeth Ball and Matt Johnston, chaired by Kainos’s Tom Gray. BelTech, Belfast’s premier high tech event of 2014 was curated by digital technology solutions company, Kainos, and delivered speakers from across the world, including…

Kainos Announces July Date for This Year’s Summer CodeCamp
The free two-week course for school leavers offers young people an opportunity to create their own Android apps in a real-world software development environment with expert mentoring
26 June 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Digital solutions company Kainos has announced the date for this year’s summer CodeCamp. The free two-week course, aimed at year 11-14 students (aged 16-18) of STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and hosted in Belfast, will run from July 28th – August 8th. The annual ‘camp’ is an intensive course in software development during…

It’s All About User Experience – BelTech
20 June 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Does your organisation focus on UX? At BelTech, UX advocate Barry Adams of the Tomorrow Lab discussed UX, and how important it should be to software development. Watch the discussion around how good design is almost invisible to the user, and how important it is to put the user at the centre of everything your…

Minister Farry launches this year’s Kainos CodeCamp
We're launching our new CodeCamp website next week, ahead of signup opening on 1st July!
19 June 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry was at Belfast Metropolitan College to launch this summer’s Kainos CodeCamp which will take place at e3, 28th July-8th August. The free two-week course in mobile app creation will nurture the next generation of digital talent by offering up to 100 places for year 11-14 students. Kainos CodeCamp…

SXSWedu Organisers Court Relationship with Kainos on Strategies to Nurture the Future of IT Talent
Hot on the heels of Kainos’s participation at the major global SXSWedu education conference in the US in March, the digital technology company will now share more details of its innovative ‘new talent’ development schemes and strategies for bringing coding back to schools
16 June 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

London, UK – June 16th, 2014 – Digital solutions company Kainos has been invited to play a more proactive and long-term role working with other promoters of IT talent development around the world. In March, Kainos CTO Tom Gray delivered a powerful lecture on the topic at the prestigious international South by Southwest Education (SXSWedu) 2014…

Women in Technology at BelTech 2014
12 June 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Watch our ‘Women in Tech’ discussion from this year’s BelTech conference, chaired by Kainos’s Sheree Atcheson. She is joined by Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code, Emma Mulqueeny of Rewired State, and Mary McKenna, Co-Founder of Learning Pool. Conversation covers everything from why we need to keep championing women in the industry, why we…

Kainos Plays its Part in Delivering £200m+ of Government Savings from ‘Digital by Default’ Initiatives
The savings for 2013-2014 are thanks to greater public self-service enabled by state-of-the-art digital platforms including those developed by Kainos
12 June 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

London, UK – June 12th , 2014 – Digital solutions company Kainos has expressed enormous pride in the part it has played in bringing about more than £200 million in Government cost savings in the 2013-14 financial year as a result of Digital by Default initiatives. These allow government departments to deliver important information and services to…

Digging Deeper with Big Data
06 June 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

We’ve been revisiting the talks from April’s Belfast Technology Conference (BelTech 2014), held over three days. The premier high tech event of 2014; the event was curated by digital technology solutions company, Kainos, and delivered speakers from across the world, including technology experts and politicians. In this week’s BelTech highlights series, we’re revisiting Jase Bell’s talk on…

Introduction to Big Data
30 May 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

We’ve been revisiting the talks from April’s Belfast Technology Conference (BelTech 2014), held over three days. Belfast’s premier high tech event of 2014; the event was curated by digital technology solutions company, Kainos, and delivered speakers from across the world, including technology experts and politicians. This session features Alex Bartfeld of Cloudera. Cloudera’s ‘Big Data’ technology…

Applying to the Integrated Digital Care Technology Fund
28 May 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Following the uptake of 2013’s ‘Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards’ fund, the NHS have announced an additional round of funding in 2014 to the tune of £250m. Round two of the fund opened on 14th May 2014 and will close on 14th July 2014. The fund will continue supporting the move to integrated digital records. This time, the eligibility criteria…

BelTech Highlights: The Importance of Being Agile – Tom Gray
23 May 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

This April, Belfast saw delegates from all over the country RSVP to attend the Belfast Technology Conference (BelTech 2014), held over three days. Billed as the ‘premier high tech event of 2014’, the event was curated by digital technology solutions company, Kainos, and delivered speakers from across the world, including technology experts and politicians. Topics…

Kainos recognises digital talent at AppCamp prizegiving
Digital solutions company Kainos awards iPads and Oculus Rifts for popular Apps from AppCamp2013
07 May 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Digital solutions company Kainos has awarded prizes to the 2013 finalists of AppCamp. Students from universities around Northern Ireland gathered in Belfast, while the London finalists joined via Skype from the Kainos London office.   With each of the ten talented AppCampers taking home MacBooks for their hard work in bringing apps to market, two…

Kainos welcomes a visit from Finance Minister Simon Hamilton
Finance Minister Simon Hamilton paid a visit to Kainos this week
01 May 2014 | Posted by Rachel George

Finance Minister Simon Hamilton paid a visit to Kainos, one of Northern Ireland’s largest locally based high tech companies, to hear about the innovative approaches in delivering digital solutions. The Minister also congratulated Kainos on achieving The Sunday Times ‘Best Companies to Work For’ Award. Pictured with the Minister are Dr Brendan Mooney, MD of…