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

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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Major expansion for Saggezza

A global IT company has announced plans to create new North East jobs, as it continues its rapid expansion. Sunderland Software Centre based Saggezza, a Chicago headquartered software company that specialises in helping its clients make better use of their data to grow their businesses, made the announcement this week

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Sunderland tech company to rocket with Google support

A Sunderland-based software company is working alongside the best in the business after being accepted onto a coveted Google Launchpad bootcamp. Geek Talent, the world’s first social network recruitment platform, is at Google’s state-of-the-art Campus in London this week for five days of intensive training and mentoring from the search

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Innovative tech company Saggezza establishes base on Sunderland

Global technology solutions provider Saggezza has signed a deal that will see it set up a permanent base in Sunderland. Headquartered in Chicago, Saggezza has teamed up with Sunderland City Council and support organisation Sunderland Software City to move into the Sunderland Software Centre. The company expects the move will

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Sunderland schools get to grips with the latest technology

Young people from Sunderland discovered the future job prospects in the world of new technology at a special sector event held this week. Pupils from schools across the city will get the opportunity to try everything from the latest in virtual reality headsets to getting the inside track on how

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