May 12, 2017

Northern Ireland firm, Core Systems Ltd, highly commended at UK wide business awards

FSB – 11th May 2017 HAVING already won the Northern Ireland final, Belfast firm, Core Systems Ltd, was Highly Commended last night in the Business Exporter of the Year category at FSB’s annual UK-wide awards held in London’s Globe Theatre. A specialist software company dealing in offender management systems for prisons, Core Systems is one […]

 December 16, 2016

Belfast tech company receives accreditation from UK Ministry of Justice

SyncNI – 16th December 2016 Belfast-based software development company, Core Systems (NI) Ltd, achieved an important milestone this week with the news that the company’s rehabilitative software solution, Direct2inmate, has been accredited for use in the secure estate by the UK Ministry of Justice. Direct2inmate provides users with secure access to a range of applications […]

 October 4, 2016

Core Systems and Ulster University collaborate to transform prisoner rehabilitation worldwide

Ulster University, October 2016 (Also featured in New Letter) Core Systems, global experts in prisoner self-service technology solutions, has accessed expertise from Ulster University to further develop its latest software product, which is improving prisoner rehabilitation and streamlining criminal justice systems across the globe. Part-funded by an Invest Northern Ireland Innovation Voucher, Core Systems enlisted […]

 March 15, 2016

Does Business Speak With (Almost) One Voice?

Business Eye, March 2016 I can only speak for my company, but I am sure many business owners will look at the issue as I do, whilst others will see different factors affecting them. In simple terms, for Northern Ireland to get wealthier, we need to bring money in from outside. That can only come from a combination of export sales and foreign […]

 February 8, 2016

Unleashing an entrepreneurial spark

The Profit Margin, LinkedIn 6 Feb 2016  Trite but true, there’s no single way to build a business. In our office we were thinking about the common traits of all the successful entrepreneurs we’ve interviewed.  A couple of things stood out; belief in product, stamina and a strong sense of what the customer requires. A […]

 January 19, 2016

R&D Key to Unlocking Export Markets

Invest Northern Ireland 18 Jan 2016 Northern Ireland Executive 18 Jan 2016 Enterprise Trade & Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell has said research and development (R&D) is delivering world class products which are opening new export markets for Northern Ireland companies. The Minister was speaking as he announced that Belfast-based IT company Core Systems (NI) Ltd […]

 March 16, 2015

Irish Times Innovation Awards 2015

Irish Times 16 March 2015 Three survivors of round one make it to finals of IT and Telecoms category Belfast-based Core Systems has developed a secure platform through which offenders in prison can directly and securely access information and services to which they are entitled. Direct2inmate can be operated using an ATM-style kiosk or through […]

 February 24, 2015

Irish women listed for prestigious UK tech award on Patrick’s Day

Irish World 21 February 2015 TWO Irish entrepreneurs are among 30 high achievers announced as finalists in one of the UK’s most prestigious awards celebrating women in technology.  Patricia O’Hagan MBE, from Belfast, is up for ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’. The 2015 FDM Everywoman in Technology Awards take place in London on March 17, when a panel of experts will judge the candidates based on their career success, […]

 January 26, 2015

Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards

Irish Times 26 January 2015 The shortlist of Ireland’s most ingenious innovators offer cost-saving advances in a range of fields. Guilt-free chocolate, a revolutionary new music creation app and a host of disruptive new cost-saving advances in medicine, engineering and tech are just a flavour of the remarkable innovations making the shortlist of this year’s […]

 July 16, 2014

Identity Technology is Key to Expanding Market

Ambition July/August 2014 Core Systems is a world leader in offender software solutions for prisons.  Chief Executive Patricia O’Hagan tells Adrienne McGill about its innovative biometric solutions which are playing a vital role in maintaining control within high security facilities particularly in the US.