Test As You Type With NCrunch for Visual Studio


Test As You Type With NCrunch for Visual Studio Testing/Code Coverage Using NCrunch to analyse the state of a projects testing after some significant changes. It’s easy to fall into a trap of seeing high % code coverage numbers and lots of green checkboxes on your tests and feeling like your testing is in a […]

Communication is Key – 5 Things to Consider for Shift Change Overs & Stand-Up Meetings

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Communication is Key – 5 Things to Consider for Shift Change Overs & Stand-Up Meetings. In the last 12 months I think it’s safe to say that everyone working in a manufacturing environment, and indeed most working environments, have realized the importance of effective communication. Communication can include: Interacting with team members Interacting with supervisors […]

Dataworks Graduate Program: Nurturing Local Talent in the South East


Dataworks Graduate Program: Nurturing Local Talent in the South East. Dataworks, proud to continue to provide graduate training programmes to students in the South East. Strong Links with Waterford Institute of Technology Over the years Dataworks’ relationship with Waterford Institute of Technology has gone from strength to strength. The internship programme has paved the way […]

Barriers To Digital Transformation in the Life Sciences Sector

Digital Transformation

Barriers Experienced when trying to Automate a Paper or MS Excel based Process in Medical Device or Pharmaceutical Organisations. At the end of 2020 we surveyed a number of our existing clients who are focusing on closing Digital Gaps that exist in their current business functions and corporate systems. These clients are leading Life Science multinational […]

The Role of POC’s In Defining Your Future State

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Exploring your Future State Things to take into account when exploring your Future State for Improvements in Information and Transaction Processes Manufacturing organizations are implementing digital strategies and intelligent automation to become Smart or Digital sites, and ultimately drive efficiencies which deliver better outcomes for their customers and patients. Much of this is leading to: […]

Technical Writing – Dont Underestimate It’s Importance!

Technical Writing

Technical Writing Skills Are Invaluable If  you need to Document: An off the shelf package Machine functionality Custom written applications   The skills of a Technical Writer are invaluable. A Technical Writer is a person who can create documents throughout the software development life including the following: User Requirement Specifications Process Maps User Manuals SOPs […]

6 Steps To Create Microsoft Power BI Reports with Data from Azure DevOps

Reporting Made Simple! The aim of this blog is to simplify the process of generating reports. Previously, to generate any reports in DevOps you had to write queries to generate the required data for the reports and then create a report. But now there’s an easier way to generate reports without writing any queries and […]


SSRS and Power BI SSRS and Power BI are the two leading business intelligence tools that organisations use around the world. Both are designed to present data to the end user. Both are part of the Microsoft BI stack. What is Power BI? Power BI is a collection of software services, apps, and connectors that work […]

What You Value Most from Your Current Software Managed Services Provider

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Recent Survey In a recent LinkedIn survey we asked: “What do you value most from your current software managed services team?” The choices were as follows: Overall Support Experience Engagement of Support Staff Being an addition of your team Knowledge of your applications   An overwhelming 67% of respondents choose “Overall Support Experience”. Overall Support […]

Toys4Engineers 2020 Goes Virtual!


Back for the 4th Year Dataworks are delighted to exhibit at and support the 4th annual Toys4Engineers event this year. Due to the Covid19 restrictions the event will be taking on a very different format this year. Dataworks will be joining a host of other exhibitors and speakers in a virtual capacity. Now more than […]