Category Archives: News

 January 18, 2017

Core Systems Awarded Place on Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 Framework

Core Systems has awarded a place on the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 framework to supply digital services. Digital Outcomes and Specialists is a dynamic style framework with the specific aim of helping the public sector buy, design, build and deliver digital outcomes using an agile approach, by procuring the appropriate specialist resource to deliver […]

 January 11, 2017

Core Systems (NI) Limited receives an Invest NI Grant for Research and Development

Core Systems (NI) Limited has received an Invest NI Grant for Research and Development, supporting company innovation in services, products and processes. Part financed by the Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme for Northern Ireland 2014-2020, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.  This project, Transforming Community Corrections, aims to develop a self-service/portable platform, reporting in the […]

 December 30, 2016

Core Systems Supports Local Animal Rescue Charity

It has been a busy 2016 for the Core Systems team as we raised £1,600.34 for Almost Home Animal Rescue. Throughout the year, the team participated in a number of fundraising activities including Belfast City Half Marathon, Belfast City Marathon Relay, Raffles Bake Sales, Quizzes and Christmas Jumper Day. The funds we raised will go towards […]

 December 21, 2016

Scrum Master Mark, inspires at Ashton Centre

Last week, Mark Baillie one of our Scrum Masters visited Ashton Centre where he spoke at a prize giving ceremony for a group of young people who recently successfully completed a training programme. The group of young people (All aged 16 – 24) are from the Lower Old park/Shankill area. They have completed a 6 […]

 October 7, 2016

Core Systems Shortlisted for UX UK Awards

Core Systems is delighted to announce that their in-prison software solution, Direct2inmate, has been shortlisted for the UX UK Awards. The User Experience UK Awards recognise excellence in user-focused digital or service design. They are a celebration of great and innovative UX offerings from organisations that take pride in offering the best possible online or […]

 October 5, 2016

Core Systems and Ulster University collaborate to transform prisoner rehabilitation worldwide

Part-funded by an Invest Northern Ireland Innovation Voucher, Core Systems enlisted support from experts at Ulster University to better understand how prisoners interact with our Direct2inmate software platform. Ulster University’s UX Lab works with companies to enhance usability of digital products to increase user efficiency and satisfaction. Prisoners’ usability of the Direct2inmate platform is central […]

 August 2, 2016

Core Systems features on UK Government’s Digital Services Framework

Core Systems has once again been awarded a place on the UK Government’s Digital Services Framework to supply digital services. Our software for prisons can be found here. Our software for probation services can be found here. The Government framework has been developed to give government easy access to suppliers of all sizes with the […]

 June 10, 2016

Core Systems attended conference on economic inactivity in North Belfast

On Thursday 2nd June Patricia and Emer attended a conference by The North Belfast Economic Forum in collaboration with Ulster University and Belfast City Council to discuss economic inactivity in North Belfast. The conference explored ways to assist the high numbers of economically inactive people into work in North Belfast in light of the forecasted […]

 May 6, 2016

Core Systems Highly Commended at Ulster University Placement Awards

Core Systems is delighted to announce that we have been highly commended at the Ulster University Placement Employer of the Year Awards 2016. We attended the glamorous awards ceremony on Thursday 5th May at the Ulster University Jordanstown campus where acknowledgment was paid to the valuable partnership between Ulster University and local industry, which is […]

 April 15, 2016

Core Systems’ CEO announced as Business Person of the Year Finalist

Core Systems is delighted to announce that their CEO, Patricia O’Hagan has been announced as a finalist in the Business Person of the Year category at the 2016 Aer Lingus Viscount Awards in association with Ulster Business. The Aer Lingus Viscount Awards celebrate the very best in the private business sector in Northern Ireland. Patricia […]