Velindre Cancer Centre plagued by legacy IT problems

Patients at Cardiff’s Velindre Cancer Centre saw critical chemo and radiotherapy appointments cancelled after the organisation was plagued by eleven major IT incidents. Since April, the NHS Wales-run health body has experienced a string of detrimental IT failures due to a 20-year reliance on legacy Microsoft applications that the firm stopped supporting four years ago....

Object Matrix scoops up another award

Cloud technology firm Object Matrix was recently named Object Storage Vendor of the Year at the Storage Awards following a year of growth. Organised by Storage Magazine, the awards recognise outstanding products, services and people across the cloud industry. The ceremony took place in The Tower Hotel, London. Based in Cardiff, Object Matrix has created a...

Talkative secures investment to launch ambitious growth plans

Talkative, a communications technology company based in Newport, has secured an undisclosed amount of investment to expand across the globe. This is the company’s second funding round. It was supported by Wesley Clover, the Development Bank of Wales, angel investors and the founding executive team. The firm will use the recently acquired funds to expand its range...

Techniquest teams up with extreme environment athlete Richard Parks

Extreme environment athlete and television presenter Richard Parks has become educational charity Techniquest’s new ambassador. The former Wales international rugby player will use his record expeditions to inspire youngsters to learn more about science at Techniquest. Over the past decade, Richard has embarked on a plethora of world-first expeditions in the furthest corners of the...

Facial recognition tech firm celebrates first anniversary

Credas, which has developed a facial recognition platform to speed up identity verification in a range of sectors, is celebrating its first anniversary. The Cardiff-based tech start-up began with just two employees, but it’s grown to a team of fourteen people in the past few months. It’s also recruiting for new account management and sales...

Tech start-up founder donates legendary rugby kit to high school

Former Welsh rugby international and now tech entrepreneur Gemma Hallet has donated the legendary Welsh Colleges Girls Ruby Kit to Hawthorn High School. Having won 35 rugby caps for Wales and spent five years coaching the Welsh Colleges Girls rugby team, Gemma recently backed the Pontypridd-based school by giving them the kit. Gemma is the...

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