Welcome to Innovise

Innovise is a fast-growing IT company with two divisions: Innovise Software and Cortex. Each division is separately managed with its own management team and focused growth strategy.

History | Timeline

Innovise is the combination of businesses that have been acquired since 2004. The underlying businesses were started over the past several decades and operated independently prior to joining Innovise.

Over the years, the company has grown through merging and acquisition.

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Company acquired assets of EBS (Timegate & Rotawin)


Company acquired Innovise Software. Company created a Joint Venture to form Personnel Automated Software Screening Ltd (PASS).


Company merged with Contemporary Enterprises plc and become AiM listed. Company acquired the assets of FM Workshop.


Company adopted Innovise as its group name. Company formed a services division and acquired Abilitec Holdings and Data Technology plc into its new division.


Company acquired Roster Management Ltd (RoleCall)


Company acquired Rapidhost, Harbrook Consultants & Infrasolve.


Company acquired the assets of Pivetal (Cortex) and acquired the software division of Expolink Europe (including Maximiser, Staffcheck, Databoost). Innovise acquired Identifile (Identifile and Visage)


Company divested its services division (Innovise ESM, now Engage ESM) to concentrate on its two software divisions; Innovise Software and Cortex

Our Values


We work closely with our colleagues, customers and suppliers to understand each other's needs, provide the best possible solutions and achieve excellence.


We empower our colleagues and customers to fulfil their goals and achieve their true potential by providing the right tools, environment and support.


Innovation is at the core of who we are. We strive to provide optimal solutions through questioning, learning and continuous improvement.


Integrity underpins everything we do. We honour our commitments, respect each other and are proud of how we do business. We know that we can trust each other and have the courage to do the right thing.