Software development experts since 1969.
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Awarded Gold Investor in People
Investor in People is the UK's leading people management standard, and July 2019 saw CAS achieve the highest Gold award, in recognition of the high value we place on team engagement and good management practice.
CAS at 5 and 50
In January 2019 we celebrated 50 years since CAS was first established and 5 years employee owned.
Workpro Cloud service launched
We offered our first cloud hosted (SaaS) product, with the launch of the Workpro Private Cloud. Customers now have the choice of an on-premise or cloud hosted Workpro case management system.
CAS becomes employee owned
We proudly became an employee owned company in January 2014. Our team has always been conscientious, hardworking and professional, but we think employee ownership has enabled us to harness and use our different skills with even more focus. We are enjoying having common goals to strive for; it truly has given us a new lease of life!
New CEO joins CAS
Ken Naismith took over as Chief Executive when our former Managing Director, Dave Wells retired after more than 25 years with the company.
TED talk by CAS Chairman Ian Ritchie
CAS Chairman Ian Ritchie was invited to speak at the 2011 TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh on the invention of the World Wide Web and his meeting with Tim Berners-Lee. You can watch his speech “The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee” on www.ted.com.
Aircrew training systems supplied for NATO exercise
CAS won a significant contract to provide aircrew training systems for NATO exercise Loyal Arrow which took place in Sweden in the summer 2009. Leif Stubbart, FMV Contracts Officer commented: "We have never, during our history, had such a professional contractor before". We were pleased with that!
25th Anniversary of working with RAF Spadeadam
CAS Managing Director, Dave Wells, made a presentation to Wing Commander Mike Toft, Spadeadam Station Commander, to mark an unbroken 25 year relationship (still going strong!). Annual CAS-hosted Burns Suppers have been a long-standing feature of what is a great working realationship.
Workpro Case Management for Microsoft systems launched
Our first complaints management system was Lotus Notes based. In 2006 we developed a version based on Microsoft technology, the start of the Workpro family of case management products.
First complaints management system supplied
Our first contract for a complaints management solution for the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman. We are proud to still count them as our customer, now using the latest version of Workpro.
Noise management tool for the Ministry of Defence
CAS was awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence for the support and development of a Gunfire Noise Analysis Tool. Still in use today, This tool is vital for noise management at artillery ranges.
CAS (Computer Application Services) became a Limited Company following a management buyout.
Cradle to grave applications
Work started on a Course Administration System for midwife outplacements and training administration for Colleges of Nursing and Midwifery. At around the same time CAS was also working on a cremator controller system, real cradle to grave coverage!
First aircrew training system developed for the RAF
We have provided aircrew training systems for defence establishments ever since. They have been used by over 80 NATO squadrons, from over 40 bases in 7 different countries. See our corporate website for more information www.casltd.com.
CAS set up as Technology Transfer Unit of Heriot Watt University
CAS was born, starting off life as a technology transfer unit of Heriot-Watt University. Scotland's first software development company! Early projects included a robot arm system and a starplate scanning system for the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh.