Our thinking
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
AI and how maximising that opportunity, could shape technology into an even better place!
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…

Kick-starting my career with the Kainos Engineering Academy
29 October 2018 | Posted by Daniel Keenan

Read this new blog post from placement student Daniel on what he got out of the 7-week graduate programme, the Engineering Academy.

Microsoft Azure: NSGs & ASGs Simplified
25 October 2018 | Posted by Thomas Thornton

NSG’s (Network Security Group) & ASG’s (Application Security Group) are the main Azure Resources that are used to administrate and control network traffic within a virtual network (vNET). The difference Network Security Group is the Azure Resource that you will use to enforce and control the network traffic with, whereas Application Security Group is an…

Microsoft Azure:- Using PowerBI to visualise NSG flow logs
24 October 2018 | Posted by Thomas Thornton

Microsoft PowerBI is a suite of business analytic tools developed by Microsoft that works together to turn unrelated sources of data into coherent, visually immersive, and interactive insights – in theory, taking a dump of data and making it rather colourful and useful? How could I say no! Go from data to insights in minutes….

An interview with a Code Club volunteer
17 October 2018 | Posted by Rachel George

Read an interview with one of our longest standing Code Club volunteers, Digital Services Senior Software Engineer Martin.

My Journey to Solution Architect (Ops)
How I got to where I am today!
15 October 2018 | Posted by Joe McGrath

Read our new blog post on how I got to where I am today – from one of our Solution Architects.

A Placement in Kainos
12 October 2018 | Posted by Jack Murphy

Watch Jack’s experience of being a placement student, from applying for the position, to finding his feet on projects in London and bringing new team members up to speed… and this is just the start. Want to join Kainos as a placement student? Click here to find out more.

Helping people on low incomes with the cost of visiting family in prison
The new digital service allows the prison visitor to self-assess eligibility and apply for assistance online
12 October 2018 | Posted by Chirag Agarwal

New digital service is making it easier for people on low incomes to get help with paying for visits to family and friends in prison.

Microsoft Ignite 2018
12 October 2018 | Posted by Joe McGrath

At the end of September three of us made our way to Orlando Florida to join another 20,000 IT professionals for the Microsoft Ignite conference courtesy of Kainos. This is a 5 day conference, or 6 if you attend one of the pre-conference workshops. This is the largest Microsoft technology conference and presents the opportunity…

A day in the life of a Kainos WorkSmart Consultant
Mitch Beaufoy
10 October 2018 | Posted by Rebecca Ainsworth

We excel at spotting talent and enabling growth across all roles. Hear from one of our Kainos WorkSmart consultants on his journey.

And Then There Were Two
05 October 2018 | Posted by Darragh McConville

Like many others, we were quite surprised at the news that the proverbial guns had been lowered between Cloudera and Hortonworks after a decade of intense rivalry.  The news of their mega-merger percolated through social media circles with admissions of shock but not horror. And although I was reminded of a prior premonition, I was as…

How to guide #3: Short Story Mapping
03 October 2018 | Posted by Chris Cartin

As a consultant, there’s nothing more intimidating than a huge blank white wall, waiting to be covered with user stories. We’ve made a series of short videos, demystifying some key areas of Agile and introducing some of our consultants and product professionals. In this new video, Chris will map the process from the very beginning…

How to guide #2: Product Roadmaps
26 September 2018 | Posted by Chirag Agarwal

We’ve made a series of short videos, demystifying some key areas and introducing some of our consultants and product professionals.

A.I.Camp 2018: Belfast
24 September 2018 | Posted by Jake Young

Read what Jake, former A.I.Camp attendee turned mentor has to say about taking this opportunity this year!

A.I.Camp 2018: Birmingham
21 September 2018 | Posted by Chloe Thompson

Read about Chloe’s experience mentoring students through Kainos A.I.Camp in Birmingham in 2018!

How to guide #1: Short User Stories
17 September 2018 | Posted by Abimbola Ilori

Watch the first in our series of short product how-to guides on how to write a good user story!

Creative robots: GAN you believe it?
An experiment with GANs and Jetson
23 August 2018 | Posted by Peter Gordon

Read this new blog post from our innovation team on an experiment with GANs and Jetson.

Surviving And Thriving In Your First Year As a Junior Developer
17 August 2018 | Posted by Peter Lappin

How to stay stress-free in your first year as a software engineer!

Getting Started with Big Data & Analytics (3/4)
31 July 2018 | Posted by Darragh McConville

Four steps to getting started with Big Data and Analytics

Catching up with our first User Researcher in Birmingham
24 July 2018 | Posted by Pam Kalsi

Read this new blog post on careers in User Research and Design at Kainos, and a little bit about what it’s really like to work here!

OpenHack unpack!
17 July 2018 | Posted by Chloe McAteer

Read this new blog post from one of our engineers on this year’s OpenHack event, at Microsoft in Dublin.

Devoxx UK 2018 Takeaways – Part 1
09 July 2018 | Posted by Matthew O'Reilly

Read this new blog post on Devoxx 2018. Devoxx is a conference by developers, for developers.

Microsoft is Bringing Machine Learning to the Masses
06 July 2018 | Posted by Mary-Jane McBride

Some of our Applied Innovation team have been checking out what Microsoft have to offer in the Machine Learning arena.