Does your organisation have technology governance? Find out how we work in this blog from our Digital CTO and Deputy CTO.
In the next of our Earn as you Learn blog series, Deaglan talks about his first steps at Kainos, and how he’s settled into the role.
Plamena was the first Kainos employee to undertake a Charity Volunteer day. Here’s just a little about what she did!
In the next of our Earn as you Learn blog series, Deaglan talks about applying to the scheme, and his tips for the interview process!
Business Analyst and all-round product aficionado Alison talks about her experiences getting involved in ProductTank Belfast this February.
What the agile ball game can teach you and your teams about agile principles.
In this blog post, one of our EAYL students gives us the lowdown on the last three and a half years, experiences and opportunities.
Two of our Tech Outreach programme volunteers tell us more about their experiences of running a Code Club.
Want to find out more about what our interviewers are looking for? Delivery Manager Kieran clears it up in his new blog post.
Windows Performance Monitor (Perfmon) doesn’t always do what you expect. Find out more about one of its less well known behaviours.
Career Coaching is vital to the development of our people. Find out why in this blog from our Learning and Development team.
Matthew Fitch, Software Engineer at Kainos and co-founder of Immersive Tech NI, reports on the first events run by this new community.
Watch Marc’s talk ‘Being Agile’, where he draws from the practices of some of the world’s most successful digital businesses.
How brilliant would it be if employers told you what their criteria was from the beginning? Kainos CTOs got together to do exactly that!
Looking to progress your career in IT? Find out more about writing the perfect tech CV from one of our recruitment specialists.
Read Jeremy Lindsay’s retrospective on our Cyber Security Challenge held at NICS ICT Conference.
Read Marc Heasman’s retrospective on Agile on the Beach, the UK’s leading Agile conference and what he took from it here.
Putting together your first CV? Want to give it that winning edge? Check out our new blog post for some expert hints and tips.
Working on a large agile project? Our Scrum Master Jorge has some recommendations based on his time working on MOT modernisation.
Kainos Senior Developer, Richard Morgan, shares his highlights from the second annual Swansea Conn held this September.
Corey Duffy explores how an open-source collaboration tool can be used as an effective and low-cost interactive whiteboard.
A brief recent history of native (apps) versus web(sites) Back at Macworld 2007 during the launch of the first iPhone, Steve Jobs announced Safari as one of the key features of the device, giving users access to the web and allowing developers to build applications for iPhone “using the most modern web standards.” Well, as it turned out, the latest…
I work for a great Belfast-based company. Every year each employee is encouraged to spend some of the company’s money to learn a new skill. This isn’t about professional development. It’s about the individual and stimulating the mind and soul some other way. “I know”, I thought to myself, “I’ll do a stunt driving course!…
I had just started my first week of second year at University when I got the phone call – I could not have been happier! Kainos offering me a placement was something I had wanted for quite a while. Being inspired by the company had driven me to what I wanted in a career. The…
“I think I’ve learnt more in one week of AppCamp than in a whole year of uni” – A quote from one of our AppCampers this year, and no, we didn’t make her say that! How I got here… After an amazing placement year with Kainos where I got many opportunities and gained much more experience…
Pitching for a presenting slot at SXSW (South by Southwest) has become an annual Kainos tradition, and over the past few years our people have enjoyed tremendous success. They’ve taken to the stage to present on a range of technology related themes – from generating conversation on the need for greater digital skills education amongst young people at…
In part 1 of this blog I discussed the groundwork that should be carried out before deciding to proceed with a migration to the cloud. This post picks up from that point and looks at some of the practicalities once the decision to proceed has been taken and the preferred cloud provider identified. Have the…
‘Programming’- like ‘loving’ – is a single word that encompasses an infinitude of activities. The same can be said of “migration” when applied to moving IT systems into a cloud environment. Variables that include environment scale, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, P2V, V2V, on-premise to cloud, cloud to cloud, “lift and shift”, upgrading software versions during migration…
When I started to write this post about my year as a UX Designer within Kainos, my first initial thought was “how do I write this post without it being completely cheesy and cliché?”. The worry to be over the top lasted all of 5 minutes. So prepare for the cheese. When searching for a…
I’ve spoken to a few people this week who have expressed surprise at Workday’s acquisition of Platfora. I wanted to pen this blog to explain why I feel it makes sense. What is Platfora? Platfora is an Hadoop-only, big data discovery platform that includes data preparation and visualisation. Its goal is to empower business users to…