Our services for business
We offer a number of services to industry:
- Requirements analysis
- Research expertise
- Software development
- Software tool evaluation
- Teaching laboratories
- Training and Continued Professional Development
- Usability design and evaluation
We have an extensive range of experience in developing stand-alone and web-based software systems using technologies such as: Microsoft .NET, Java, Oracle, UML, ASP and PHP, Microsoft Access, VBA, on Windows and Linux platforms.
We have substantial experience in the development of e-learning materials and technologies, and in the use of Managed and Blended Learning Environments. We have dedicated e-learning technologists who support whole programmes of study. Our work here includes a recent Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with OnTrack.
We have a wide range of teaching labs, all equipped with up-to-date hardware and software. This includes a 60-seater air-conditioned lab with large OHP displays.
We have undertaken a number of requirements analysis projects with companies including a KEEPs project with Isabel Hospice. KEEPs have know been replaced with Short Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (SKTPs).
Usability design and evaluation
We have considerable experience in the design and evaluation of the usability of software systems, including web applications.
Software tool evaluation
We have undertaken evaluations of software tools, the most recent being an evaluation of requirements management tools as part of a recent Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with 1Spatial in Cambridge.
Training and Continued Professional Development
The School offers online degree programmes and modules to assist employers and employees with their Continued Professional Development.
We offer a wide range of research expertise from which we can draw for our commercial services. Read more about research within the School of Computer Science.