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One Simple Tool to Improve the Efficiency of your Machine Learning Systems
18 April 2019 | Posted by Conor McCormick

What is Text Augmenter and what is it used for?

Software Engineering / Development – What is it?
18 April 2019 | Posted by Mark Bonar

Read part two of our blog series on the fundamentals of Software Engineering at Kainos.

Running our first Let’s Talk Product meetup – we did it!
15 April 2019 | Posted by Chirag Agarwal

Read about our newly launched meetup group, focused on all things product.

My experience as a Data Scientist
11 April 2019 | Posted by Claire Davidson

Advanced Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence…. These buzz words are used so frequently but what is it really like to work in this field and are companies really using these techniques?

Engineering at Kainos series: Part 1
08 April 2019 | Posted by Mark Bonar

In this new blog series, hear from one of our technical recruiters on engineering and what it means to us here at Kainos.

My Big Data Academy Experience
22 March 2019 | Posted by Mary-Jane McBride

Read this blog post on the Big Data Academy, and what you can expect to learn if you’re a participant.

12 years in Kainos: From placement student to Tech Strategy Lead
15 March 2019 | Posted by Aislinn McBride

Aislinn began working in Kainos twelve years ago as a placement student and is now the Tech Strategy Lead for Digital Services.

Getting started with Big Data & Analytics (4/4)
13 March 2019 | Posted by Darragh McConville

Ten crucial steps to establish a foundation for organisation-wide success.

Unity Multi-Platform Development— let’s make more!
06 March 2019 | Posted by Chloe Thompson

A look into how Augmented and Virtual Reality are becoming more mainstream.

Microsoft Ignite – UK Tour
05 March 2019 | Posted by Thomas Thornton

Thoughts on the Microsoft Ignite UK Tour event in the London Excel arena.

Design Thinking at Kainos
21 February 2019 | Posted by Maire Mullin

Kainos’ Chief Design Officer, Nikos Karaoulanis discusses his new role as he tells us about why design is so important in the services Kainos offer.

Serverless - What’s all the fuss about?
14 February 2019 | Posted by Peter Farrell

There’s a lot of buzz around serverless solutions of late, but what’s it all about?

Hack the cloud
13 February 2019 | Posted by Martin O'Neill

The rapid advances in serverless technologies available via the public cloud are dynamically changing.

Azure Search: Conclusion (part 3 of 3)
07 February 2019 | Posted by James Taylor

This post picks up where my previous post ‘Using Azure Search’ left off. Azure Search can be manually deployed through the Azure portal.

Azure Search: Using Azure Search (part 2 of 3)
07 February 2019 | Posted by James Taylor

In this section I will describe the basics of how to use Azure Search through the REST API.

Azure search: Introduction (part 1 of 3)
07 February 2019 | Posted by James Taylor

Azure Search is a search-as-a-service cloud solution which provides an API to allow developers to integrate powerful search functionality.

Joining Kainos as an Agile Team Lead
30 January 2019 | Posted by Matthew Deaves

I’m an Agile Team Lead and I’ve worked at Kainos for a year on the MOT Project at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

Securing your secrets using Azure Key Vault and Virtual Machine Managed Identity
25 January 2019 | Posted by Thomas Thornton

In this, I will be detailing the process of implementing a secure use of Key Vault with this virtual machine and how Identity Management can be used to retrieve secrets.

Azure Managed Identities
23 January 2019 | Posted by Thomas Thornton

Keeping credentials safe and secure has always been a priority, even more so when in the cloud.

Why Keeping Wi-Fi Secrets Matter
22 January 2019 | Posted by Mark Torrens

I recently visited a customer site and noticed that their Wi-Fi password had been helpfully printed and pinned to the wall in several locations around the office. It got me wondering, does it matter if we protect our Wi-Fi secrets? Environment To set the scene for you, the customer I visited is based in a…

Azure Action Groups – What are they?
21 January 2019 | Posted by Thomas Thornton

Action Groups within Azure are a group of notification preferences and/or actions which are used by both Azure Monitor and service alerts.

Azure Network Security Groups: 10 suggestions for best practice!
18 January 2019 | Posted by Thomas Thornton

As mentioned in a previous blog – NSG’s control access by permitting or denying network traffic in a number of ways.

DevOps – in plain English
06 December 2018 | Posted by Andreea Irimia

One of our placement students talks us through her first few weeks with Ops, and how she got to grips with the basics.

The travelling life IS for me
06 December 2018 | Posted by Martyn Puddephatt

Read this new blog post from one of our Scrum Masters, working on digital transformation projects from different locations in the UK.

Unified Security
03 December 2018 | Posted by Davey McGlade

How can we help improve security within Digital Services

Introducing Kainos A.I.Camp
29 November 2018 | Posted by Rachel George

Our second A.I.Camp for undergrads has just come to a close. You can view the video roundup here, and register your interest for next year!

Microsoft Future Decoded 2018
08 November 2018 | Posted by Thomas Thornton

Looking back at my two days at Microsoft’s Future Decoded event.

CodeCamp 2018 – a world of opportunity
06 November 2018 | Posted by Conor McCourt

In this new blog post, read about how CodeCamp was a learning experience for the mentors, students and the campers!

Changing careers – the first Business Analyst Academy
05 November 2018 | Posted by Sophie Mills

Find out about how flexible career paths can be at Kainos in a new blog post from Computer Science graduate turned Business Analyst Sophie.

Azure Gateway VPN & Custom Routing via Third-Party Firewall Appliance
01 November 2018 | Posted by Thomas Thornton

Within your Azure Virtual Network (vNET) you may require connectivity from an additional source, options available include:- vNET Peer VPN Gateway ExpressRoute Gateway vNET Peer Common connection method for theoretically peering onto another Azure vNET, routing is done via the the Microsoft backbone and to the end user it will look like an extension of…