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GDS is changing, and for the better

In recent weeks and months, there’s been a palpable change in attitude emanating from the UK’s Cabinet Office digital office, Government Digital Services (GDS). They have new leadership in Stephen Foreshew-Cain, who came in to lead at the beginning of the year.

GDS is changing, and for the better

In recent weeks and months, there’s been a palpable change in attitude emanating from the UK’s Cabinet Office digital office, Government Digital Services (GDS). They have new leadership in Stephen Foreshew-Cain, who came in to lead at the beginning of the year.

Microsoft & LinkedIn

The news that Microsoft purchased LinkedIn shocked lots of people and it's an interesting move and one that is in my opinion a great one for Microsoft as long as they exert self controls. Microsoft have much to gain from this acquisition but the biggest threat to its success is themselves.

 

Microsoft & LinkedIn

The news that Microsoft purchased LinkedIn shocked lots of people and it's an interesting move and one that is in my opinion a great one for Microsoft as long as they exert self controls. Microsoft have much to gain from this acquisition but the biggest threat to its success is themselves.

 

Celebrating 5 Years of Apprenticeships

In June 2011, Invotra (iO1, as it was known then) was a very young company.

Still very much in startup mode, we were based in a tiny office called the Old Bakery in Woking here in leafy Surrey. This was the first time that CEO Fin Galvin branched out from his garage office and paid rent for a company office near his home. Interesting times, for those who are familiar with the startup culture. Things were getting serious.

Celebrating 5 Years of Apprenticeships

In June 2011, Invotra (iO1, as it was known then) was a very young company.

Still very much in startup mode, we were based in a tiny office called the Old Bakery in Woking here in leafy Surrey. This was the first time that CEO Fin Galvin branched out from his garage office and paid rent for a company office near his home. Interesting times, for those who are familiar with the startup culture. Things were getting serious.

Invotra opens new office in Newcastle

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After working closely with the Department of Works & Pensions (DWP), one of the largest UK government departments, for the better part of a year - a year in which we saw the potential of basing our northern operations in Newcastle within easy reach of major centres like Leeds, Manchester & Edinburgh - Invotra is delighted to announce that we are making the investment in the area to grow our business in Newcastle and the northeast.

Invotra opens new office in Newcastle

After working closely with the Department of Works & Pensions (DWP), one of the largest UK government departments, for the better part of a year - a year in which we saw the potential of basing our northern operations in Newcastle within easy reach of major centres like Leeds, Manchester & Edinburgh - Invotra is delighted to announce that we are making the investment in the area to grow our business in Newcastle and the northeast.

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Invotra: Where it all began

Open Source Software offers savings for government, argues Ian Paisley

In June 2014, iO1 parent company of Invotra, were asked to present at a cross parliamentary event at the Houses of Commons on the topic of open source software and the benefits it can deliver to central government.  

Passionate about innovation, Ian Paisley took the initiative to bring key minds together to facilitate a discussion.

He later wrote an article in Central Lobby magazine.  Read all about it... 

 

Invotra: Where it all began

Open Source Software offers savings for government, argues Ian Paisley

In June 2014, iO1 parent company of Invotra, were asked to present at a cross parliamentary event at the Houses of Commons on the topic of open source software and the benefits it can deliver to central government.  

Passionate about innovation, Ian Paisley took the initiative to bring key minds together to facilitate a discussion.

He later wrote an article in Central Lobby magazine.  Read all about it... 

 

Open Source Intranets - Collaboration in the Enterprise

Moving from legacy systems to cloud applications can be a daunting task for a lot of organisations, especially those with huge user amounts.  

We have had experience of working with organisations like The Home Office, who have 30,000 users logging onto a system to do their job every day.  

Moving from legacy, proprietary systems to cloud applications was a brave new step in securing a future proof system that has now become the back bone of their organisation.  

They did it and so can you...read our guide to securing the right collaboration tool for you.

Open Source Intranets - Collaboration in the Enterprise

Moving from legacy systems to cloud applications can be a daunting task for a lot of organisations, especially those with huge user amounts.  

We have had experience of working with organisations like The Home Office, who have 30,000 users logging onto a system to do their job every day.  

Moving from legacy, proprietary systems to cloud applications was a brave new step in securing a future proof system that has now become the back bone of their organisation.  

They did it and so can you...read our guide to securing the right collaboration tool for you.

Invotra feature on popular Internal Communications blog

Intranetizen was established in 2010 by members of the Intranet community.  The community wanted a place for un-biased, thought provoking debate and insightful posts.

This week we were asked to profile Invotra as part of their vendor profiling week.  Read our article here...

Invotra feature on popular Internal Communications blog

Intranetizen was established in 2010 by members of the Intranet community.  The community wanted a place for un-biased, thought provoking debate and insightful posts.

This week we were asked to profile Invotra as part of their vendor profiling week.  Read our article here...

Invotra goes Silver for the Public Sector ICT Summit 2016

Invotra join big name sponsors for the Public Sector ICT Summit 2016 on the 1st March, Fenchurch Place.  That's not all, we’re excited to announce that our very own Fintan Galvin will be one of the speakers on the bill for the fifth annual conference.  The Summit’s aims is to enable ICT experts from the Government sector to shape the debate about future Government policies.    

 

Invotra goes Silver for the Public Sector ICT Summit 2016

Invotra join big name sponsors for the Public Sector ICT Summit 2016 on the 1st March, Fenchurch Place.  That's not all, we’re excited to announce that our very own Fintan Galvin will be one of the speakers on the bill for the fifth annual conference.  The Summit’s aims is to enable ICT experts from the Government sector to shape the debate about future Government policies.    

 

Invotra honoured at Employee Engagement Awards

The Employee Engagement Awards are in their second year.  They’re about ‘recognising the forward thinking businesses that strive to do things differently and put their workforce at the heart of its operation’.

It was a glamorous affair with a gala dinner, live music and the comedian and writer, Danny Wallace was hilarious as he joked and read out the nominees and winners at The Brewery, London.

Invotra honoured at Employee Engagement Awards

The Employee Engagement Awards are in their second year.  They’re about ‘recognising the forward thinking businesses that strive to do things differently and put their workforce at the heart of its operation’.

It was a glamorous affair with a gala dinner, live music and the comedian and writer, Danny Wallace was hilarious as he joked and read out the nominees and winners at The Brewery, London.

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