Tag: Government
Cabinet Office Register to Vote Service surpasses 30 million applications

30 million applications to register have been verified by the digital service, with 75% of these completed online

My career path to Senior Test Engineer

Read our new blog post from a Senior Test Engineer on the challenges and successes he’s had so far throughout his career!

UKGovCamp 2016

This year was my first time attending UKGovCamp and let me tell you it was fantastic. If you have the chance next year go. I knew even before attending it was likely to be good as the tickets were almost impossible to get, I do wonder if some people had automated this. This was hosted…

NICS ICT 2015 Hackathon

Kainos sponsored the Hackathon at the Northern Ireland Civil Service ICT Conference 2015 where five teams had 24 hours solve a real-world problem faced by the public sector. Stephen Anderson, a Senior Software Engineer at Kainos, was one of the developers who took part in this inaugural event, and this is his story. The NICS…

Managing the cloud

As part of my role in Kainos I am involved in our Managed Cloud projects. I have written this blog to give an insight into what we actually do in one of these projects and the benefits for customers of working with us. The reason our Managed Cloud offering exists is that cloud services such…

Opening up Government IT to SMEs

The government committed 25 per cent of government procurement going to smaller companies by 2015 – a target that many thought was more rhetoric than realistic. But now there is evidence that the nay-sayers were wrong. Whitehall issued their progress report Two Years On in 2013, which shows that as a whole the UK public sector has…

BelTech Highlights: The Importance of Being Agile – Tom Gray

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…