Tag: innovation
Have you ever seen a Dragon? Part 2

Read part 2 of our blog series on an innovation project that took us to SXSW – and we’re pretty proud of it.

Have you ever seen a dragon? Part 1

Read this blog from our Innovation Team on an immersive experience created in 2019 to inspire young people about tech.

Whitepaper: EMR-as-a-service

Whilst the road to digital maturity can start with on-premise Electronic Medical Records (EMR), forward-looking NHS IT managers are moving them to the cloud and looking for trusted partners to support EMR systems. To understand why cloud hosting with professional support is so important, we talked to IT managers to understand the challenges they faced….

CodeCamp 2018 – a world of opportunity

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

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

Get a head start in your career with Kainos’ ‘Earn as you Learn’ scheme

Big news – we are now taking applications for Earn as you Learn 2019. Read the full story.

Kick-starting my career with the Kainos Engineering Academy

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

A Placement in Kainos

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

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.

Kainos Makes Top Ten in eConsultancy’s 2018 Top 100 Digital Agencies Report

Kainos Group plc, has achieved top ten status in the prestigious eConsultancy’s 2018 Top 100 Digital Agencies report.

A.I.Camp 2018: Belfast

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

A.I.Camp 2018: Birmingham

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

Winners of Kainos’ A.I.Camp Birmingham 2018 are announced

From identifying media bias through to keeping our streets clean and safe, A.I. contestants show how AI can be applied to everyday life.

Kainos shortlisted for three UKIT Awards

Kainos has been shortlisted in three categories for the 2018 UK IT Industry Awards.

Creative robots: GAN you believe it?

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

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

Bright young talents wow at Kainos CodeCamp

We were left in no doubt that the future for young Northern Ireland coders looks very bright indeed.

Kainos developing new NHS app in partnership with NHS Digital and NHS England

Kainos Group plc, is pleased to announce that it has been developing a new NHS app in partnership with NHS Digital and NHS England.

200 teens to attend Kainos’ biggest ever CodeCamp

And this year we are doing things a bit differently!

Kainos announces 2017-18 results

View highlights from 2017-18 in our latest results infographic.

Introducing the Kainos Business Analyst Academy

Introducing the Kainos Business Analyst Academy – what’s it all about? 

Accelerate your career in Consulting as a Business Analyst

Find out what our brand new Business Analysis Academy is about, and apply to take part.

Birmingham – from 2 to 200 in three years!

Russell Sloan, Director of Digital Services has published a blog post on setting up in our newest location, Birmingham.

Kainos is highly commended at the Digital DNA Awards

In a ceremony held at St Anne’s Cathedral, Kainos picked up the accolade in the ‘Best Large Tech Company’ category.

Kainos lines up for hat trick at Digital DNA Awards

Kainos has secured a nomination in a total of three categories, at the 2018 Digital DNA Awards.

NHS Trust saves over £3million per year with Kainos Evolve

The savings are a result of implementing the Kainos Evolve Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.

Kainos celebrates sixth year on The Sunday Times Top Employer list

Kainos welcomes ranking in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work for for the sixth year in a row. Read the full story here.

Kainos announces £10million investment in future tech talent

Kainos launches its 2018 Earn as you Learn programme, with a pledge to invest £10 million in entry-level talent over the next five years.

Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO) is making it quicker and easier for you to get your passport

Read how Kainos and HMPO are working together to make it quicker and easier for you to get your passport

Kainos advances digital healthcare transformation

Overcoming some of the Trust’s biggest challenges including stretched IT budgets and ongoing security risks.

Enablement: Digital Transformation Made Easy

We are championing and pioneering a process of building long-term customer capability. We call this process “digital enablement”.

Kainos MSc Cyber Security graduates awarded distinctions

Kainos MSc Cyber Security Students come top of the class.

Kainos expands prestigious CodeCamp programme

170 students from North London schools will learn how to design, build and launch their own websites.

Innovation: Staying ahead of the curve

Businesses are born out of innovation, but today with disruptive technologies, the average lifespan of a company has dropped by 77%

Healthcare and wellbeing apps triumph at Kainos’ biggest CodeCamp yet

200 students from all over NI come together to celebrate five fantastic years of Kainos CodeCamp.

Kainos kicks-off fifth CodeCamp to develop coding skills in NI students

Northern Ireland’s biggest summer coding event will see record attendance at Queen’s University Belfast for two-week programme.

Sky’s the limit for first ever Kainos Earn as you Learn graduate

The Earn as you Learn scheme sees its first ever graduate in 2017. Read the full story here.

Kainos launches A.I.Camp to boost young tech skills

Attendees will develop skills in machine learning, software development and data analysis.

Celebrating our first Earn as you Learn graduate!

The Kainos guide to graduating with a computing degree, with no student debt

Kainos’ Tech Outreach programme receives Highly Commended honour

Kainos demonstrated how its Tech Outreach programme has helped raise the aspirations and achievements of young people.

Kainos’ Tech Outreach programme shortlisted for Responsible Business Award

Kainos has been nominated for a Responsible Business Award in the Education Award category for its Tech Outreach programme.

Kainos celebrates five years of CodeCamp with biggest event yet

Northern Ireland’s biggest summer coding event for teens returns to Queen’s University Belfast between 24th July and 4th August.

My Earn as you Learn Experience – part 2

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.

My Earn as you Learn experience – part 1

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!

Earn as you Learn – choosing a different path

In this blog post, one of our EAYL students gives us the lowdown on the last three and a half years, experiences and opportunities.

Kainos and Queen’s University Belfast partner to pilot eLearning initiative

Kainos today announced a partnership with Queen’s University Belfast that explores new and innovative ways to deliver flexible education.

An interview with two of our Code Club volunteers

Two of our Tech Outreach programme volunteers tell us more about their experiences of running a Code Club.

Kainos supports international Hour of Code through Tech Outreach programme

Kainos is proud to partner with NRC as part of Tech Outreach to run Hour of Code sessions for hundreds of students across NI.

Whiteboard: low-cost collaborative services

Corey Duffy explores how an open-source collaboration tool can be used as an effective and low-cost interactive whiteboard.

Coding for Cardboard

In December Kainos hosted a Code for Cardboard Hackathon. The goal was to get people working together and get their creativity flowing. The event was a great success and some amazing applications were developed as a result. Many people attending the workshop didn’t know very much about creating VR applications and were mainly there to…

Vote for our SXSWedu and SXSW Interactive sessions

Kainos is no stranger to SXSW (South by Southwest). For the past two years, Tom Gray, CTO at Kainos, has taken to the SXSWedu stage to present on and ignite conversation around the topic of coding in schools, and the importance of nurturing young people’s digital skills. In 2016, we’re hoping to expand our presence at…

Derry Shows the Way in Better Delivery of Technology to the Public Sector

Tom Gray describes how a new kind of public service was brought into local government with affordable technology to connect citizens to their neighbours. He argues that this initiative could provide vital clues to a way out of far too many years of bad system delivery for the public sector. The Code4Derry programme brought together…

Mental Health App Wins NI Hack Day

The first Health Hack Northern Ireland event held last weekend was won by a group of clinicians and developers who created a mental health information app. Inspired by NHS Hack Day, Kainos chief technology officer Tom Gray created Health Hack NI and brought together around 40 doctors, developers and designers. The weekend event in Belfast…

Putting Apps on Heroku

Recently I spent some time at home working on a tool for testing JavaScript regular expressions, which lives on: http://jsregex.herokuapp.com (and I’m sharing it on Github as well). Whilst the actual JavaScript is fairly straight forward, a couple of people asked about how I put it onto Heroku and it works, so I thought I’d…

Kainos Drives Software Innovation in Healthcare

The innovative software coding challenge, Health Hack NI, which is already over-subscribed, will bring together medical clinicians and technology innovators to pool ideas and – in the space of just 2days – create ready-to-use software Belfast and London – November 26th, 2012 – Thriving technology company Kainos continues to champion innovation in healthcare. A pioneering…

Latest Kainos student software development initiative promotes WiFi connectivity across major UK city

In yet another exciting programme to discover and foster the latest upcoming talent in IT, thriving technology company Kainos has announced the fruits of Code4Derry, a student programme run over the summer in Londonderry in Northern Ireland. The project, to create an online tool to help locals and visitors take advantage of the city’s Wireless…

Kainos Technical Architect James Hughes Presents at DevWeek

London, UK – March 28th, 2012 – James Hughes, a technical architect from Kainos today presented at DevWeek, the UK’s biggest annual conference for software developers, database professionals and software architects. James educated the audience on BDD (behaviour driven development) and how it works in the .NET world. A full description of the session can…

Kainos Announces Winner of 2011 App Camp

A student from the University of Ulster’s Magee campus has won the coveted ‘2011 Awesome App’ award after the application (app) he developed while on the inaugural Kainos App Camp was downloaded over 10,500 times! Glenn Sayers, a Computer Science student from Ballymena, was one of eight high-flyers who took part in Ireland’s inaugural ‘App…