Innovation
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…