State of Open: The UK in 2023 Phase Three “Skills or Bust”

November 14, 2023 2 Min Read

Open UK releases its latest report on the skills required to grow open source to realise its full economic potential. From the introduction of the report This Phase builds on Phase Two’s focus on enterprises, to spotlight UK-based individuals forming the globally-employed Open Source Software workforce. Building on the concept that Open Source Software is the “submarine under the digital economy”, it is the first report to seek to understand…

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Ensuring Access to Information

October 13, 2023 5 Min Read

The growth of the Internet, the largest source of information and discussion in history It’s a daily occurrence to video call people on the other side of the world on my mobile as I sit drinking expresso in some artisan coffee shop connected to the largest repository of information ever. But as a child, I remember sitting on an old Mac (then a new one), watching still/slow video from a…

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Working towards B Corp – making CIVIC a force for good

July 7, 2023 3 Min Read

“Our most challenging problems cannot be solved by governments and nonprofits alone. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps commit to positively impact all stakeholders – workers, communities, customers, and our planet”. – It’s statements like this that resonated with the people in CIVIC and it’s the reason we’ve started to work towards B Corp and widen what we consider when we make decisions. One of the reasons…

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Opening your systems to build a closer relationship

February 14, 2022 5 Min Read

Over the last two years, our customer relationships have grown to be more online, and this is a trend that looks like it will continue and become more critical in the future. This could be something as simple as logging in to your Amazon account and seeing the location of the delivery van, so you can decide if you have time to nip out to the shop before your delivery…

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CIVIC’s COVID Experience

October 1, 2020 4 Min Read

The impact on the economy of the COVID pandemic has been profound, with many businesses unable to open their doors and the day to day activities of others changing dramatically. This, coupled with the impact of being cut off from direct contact with friends and family, as well as work-related contacts, has negatively affected many of us. As a Director at CIVIC, it is part of my job to help…

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OpenUk Kids Camp

September 15, 2020 1 Min Read

One of the things I enjoy about being part of OpenUK is that it does projects like the Kids Camps that help to get kids from all walks of life into tech and let them see how it can be a tool to make life better. From OpenUK “We have had an interesting summer with 3000 kids receiving free MiniMU glove kits either directly or through community groups and schools…

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A Learning Culture Facilitated By Lykio

April 8, 2019 2 Min Read

The Lykio platform is designed to use many of the elements that have been discussed in the previous blogs to encourage staff engagement, learning and the retention of tacit knowledge. Supporting Coaching Leaders are now expected to do more than just set direction; there is pressure from the team members and the organisation to also play a part in the development of individuals in different teams. The benefits of this…

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Civic and GoPro Partnership

March 28, 2019 1 Min Read

GoPro Ltd and Civic Computing Limited have announced a Strategic Partnership to deliver the GoPro Advanced Case, Document, and Process Management solution. The GoPro Advanced Case Management solution, combined with Civic’s delivery expertise in secure cloud-based solutions, will deliver unprecedented levels of functionality and automated process support in the areas of the case, document and process management. “The partnership with GoPro allows Civic to support its customers to develop solutions…

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QME strengthen service offering with Relay

December 5, 2017 2 Min Read

QME have chosen Relay from iHandover to formalise and improve shift handover management across their contract mining operations. Established in 1985 and based in Navan, Republic of Ireland, QME offer a diverse range of services to the Irish mining sector. From highly skilled contract mine management services to tunnelling operations and heavy-duty plant hire, QME recognises that continual improvements to its service offerings will help them stay ahead of the…

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iHandover & ResourcesWA partner to improve operational handovers

October 16, 2017 2 Min Read

We are delighted to share with you information detailing a new and exciting partnership with ResourcesWA. Please share this information with any other interested parties or individuals. If you have any questions in relation to this release, please contact myself or iHandover CEO Ross McDowell on  iHandover & ResourcesWA partner to improve operational handovers iHandover and ResourcesWA have partnered to resolve a problem inherent not only in mining, but…

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