Godel news

A hot topic in the UK right now is the IT skill shortage, caused by years of declining IT graduates and growing demands for IT professionals. We took to the internet and put together this short infographic with what we thought were some interesting stats. Do you agree that there is a skill shortage? Is it affecting you?   Tweet us your thoughts @godeltech  
Part 1: Why nearshoring agile development works. Nearshore, Sorry what? What is worth defining is the term nearshore and how this is different to the more commonly used term offshore. In simple terms nearshore refers to working with development teams in neighboring countries, for the UK this is classified as mainland Europe. Offshore is classified as further afield, obvious locations...
We were eagerly awaiting the release of this year’s CIO100. The list that recognises the most transformative CIO's in the UK. Why? Because these are the people who have made the biggest impact in the last 12 months. Although a regular topic within industry publications both on and offline, it’s important to understand how the role of the CIO has changed over recent years. Previously A CIO’s...
Our ‘tech meet-up’ in Minsk in March was a resounding success. Over 250 people from across Belarus attended the event demonstrating that the development community in the country is keen to embrace new ideas. Two internationally recognisable brands, Spotify and Laterooms.com, presented and the feedback from delegates was extremely positive as Godel CEO, Neil Turvin explained. “People found both...
Godel’s Chief Finance Officer Robert Nugent has been shortlisted for Insider’s 2015 North West Young Professional Awards. The event will take place on 23 April 2015 at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester and attracted entries from across the region. The awards which are built upon an eleven-year presence were created specifically to recognise the achievements of the regions young professionals. The...
Godel have been honoured at the prestigious Northern Tech awards which recognises the leading technology companies in the North for the second time. The glittering ceremony was held in Leeds on the 26th March and attended by a select group of 200 CEOs, entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors and journalists. The Northern Tech Awards are owned and managed by international technology...
Godel, a leading software development nearshorer based in the UK and Belarus has today announced that it is to host an exclusive “tech meet up” at Minsk`s new fashionable venue; Space, Oktyabrskaya 16A, featuring talks from Kevin Goldsmith, Director of Engineering for Spotify and Stuart Hughes, CTO from LateRooms.com “Empowering Software Engineering Talent” Following on from its summer “...
Godel, a software development nearshorer with offices in UK and Belarus has today announced its pledge to provide a monthly charitable donation as on-going support to UK and Belarus based Children and Young Adults Charity, Chernobyl Children’s Project UK.  The charity was formed in the spring of 1995 when volunteers from the UK began to bring groups of Belarusian children who were badly...

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Blog: Women in Tech

On a flight back from Minsk the other day I had plenty of time to think about something I had recently realised at a Godel meeting – that 55% of our management team were female. I wondered how this compared to the rest of the IT industry, so when back safely on terra firma I did some digging and was surprised with what I found. Is the UK lagging behind the rest of the world?   A...