The latest news, case studies and blogs from Sunderland Software City and the region’s tech community.

CGI SME Programme Event- Sunderland

CGI’s SME Accelerate Team are holding an event for an SMEs at the Sunderland Software Centre on the 17th of November 2015. The event is an opportunity for you to meet CGI, understand what opportunities they can offer your business and what role you could play in CGI’s bid to

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The UK is set to capitalise on the growth in education technology (‘Edtech’) through a new strategic body to promote the sector, Edtech UK, launched in London today. According to a new report by London & Partners and Edtech UK, the global education technology sector is worth £45 billion in

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Sunderland Software City leader to address South Korean Innovation Festival

A North East technology leader will be highlighting the region’s software successes during a keynote speech at a global Innovation Conference in South Korea this week. David Dunn, Chief Executive of cluster development organisation Sunderland Software City, will be speaking at the Creative Economy Innovation Festival Conference in Daejeon, South

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CERN scientist joins new Data Science Head at Sunderland Software Company

Sunderland-based digital solutions company Geek Talent have appointed a former CERN scientist and a senior data research associate to head-up the company’s new data science team. Geek Talent creates digital products for the employment and education sectors. The company’s patented software brings together information from across the web to create

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DevAcademy appoints Project Manager to support new IT jobs

Newcastle based IT training and resource provider DevAcademy has recruited a new Project Manager as a second intake of students start an innovative 8-week course that catapults them into careers in the region’s booming technology sector. Rachel Peacock has joined the Jesmond-based company to grow the DevAcademy presence in the

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Omlis Continues Expansion with Four New Recruits

Mobile payments specialist Omlis has announced the appointment of four new additions as they execute their growth plans for 2015. The appointments of Tim Smith, David Wright, Chris Lemin and Kevin Bolam to architect and developer roles within their expanding technology department is evidence that the Newcastle-based mobile payments encryption

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SaleCycle named best tech company in the UK to work for

Sunderland-based software firm SaleCycle has been named as the best tech company to work for in the UK in a poll published by recruitment giants Reviews posted on Glassdoor, a website where job hunters can view employee-written ratings of companies and their CEOs, show the North East software firm

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North East Tech Firm Reaches 50 Staff with Three New Recruits

North East based mobile payments encryption pioneers Omlis have increased their head count with the recent appointments of Frances Stainthorpe, Victor Valles and Latika Joshi as press coordinator, digital marketing coordinator and software developer respectively. These appointments are part of the firm’s growth plans after a series of recent contract wins to

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