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Who We Are

Software development, consultancy, and solutions company based in Newcastle upon Tyne, NE28 9NZ Smartworks-IT is a software development, consultancy, and solutions company based near Newcastle upon Tyne and operating in the UK and Europe. We provide our expertise to a number of customers across a wide range of business areas, including healthcare, manufacturing, finance, and construction.

Our Philosophy

We believe in practical, cost-effective, technology solutions, and in a simple licensing model for software. We are therefore strong supporters of Open Source Software, and believe that it can provide the freedom and flexibility to allow companies of all sizes to benefit from new technologies.

Our Expertise

Smartworks-IT's expertise lies in:

  • Web software and web services development
  • System integration
  • Emerging web technologies
  • Software development for mobile devices
  • Relational databases, such as MySQL and Oracle
  • Open source software
Open Source Software
For more details and a definition of the Open Source model, see opensource.org

GPL License
To view the ubiquitous GPL Open Source License, see gnu.org

Free Software Foundation
For further information on Open Source Software, see the Free Software Foundation at fsf.org

Linux is probably the most famous example of Open Source software around, rivalling Windows as a desktop and server operating system. See the wikipedia definition for Linux.

Legal Perspective
For a legal perspective on Open Source, see the Open Bar.