Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and technology correspondent with the Sunday Business Post. Ryan is also the beer and betting columnist along with hosting our successful Connected podcast. In 2009, he was named Journalist of the Year at the IIA NetVisionary Awards and won the Alumni Choice award at the 2014 Business Journalist Awards.

More must be done to address the IT skills gap

More must be done to address the IT skills gap

The recruitment crisis in tech has led companies like Techfynder to try to find new solutions. But to truly put a dent in the problem, extra support from the industry and government is needed

Ringing the changes as Ding starts to think global

Ringing the changes as Ding starts to think global

Chief technology officer Barbara McCarthy has big plans to scale the international mobile top-up provider - but first she needs to spread the word, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadet Guru

Gadet Guru

Emmet Ryan on tech

Coleen Rooney gives a masterclass in online privacy

Coleen Rooney gives a masterclass in online privacy

The influencer's social media sleuthing shows the value of platforms giving users more control

The tech talent crunch

The tech talent crunch

In Ireland’s technology sector, everybody is hiring and the cost of doing business is rising. Emmet Ryan asks what can be done to address the shortage of tech talent

Profile: Nikolay Storonsky: Rushing Revolut

Profile: Nikolay Storonsky: Rushing Revolut

Storonsky’s business, Revolut, has secured a deal with Visa that will allow it to create 3,500 jobs

Editor’s Letter: A touch of fresh thinking

Editor’s Letter: A touch of fresh thinking

This month’s edition has one clear theme running through it. Whether it’s investing in cloud ...

My Tech Life: Ruth McCarthy, chief executive of Fexco Corporate Payments

My Tech Life: Ruth McCarthy, chief executive of Fexco Corporate Payments

‘I have no commute, I have no need to listen to audiobooks or podcasts or shout at the radio’

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

Elevation Pale Ale Price: €3.49 Available: Select off-licences It’s a classic that has been a...

It’s time to show more respect to virtual assistants such as Alexa. And yes, I’m totally Siri-ous

It’s time to show more respect to virtual assistants such as Alexa. And yes, I’m totally Siri-ous

Digital assistants may not be your friends but they can be awfully helpful if you let them get to know you

Don’t change anything, for Peats’ sake

Don’t change anything, for Peats’ sake

The owners of the 50-year-old electronic wholesaler fear Brexit could lead to major supply issues

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru

Emmet Ryan on the latest tech offerings

Farming out animal testing

Farming out animal testing

Micron Agritech grew out of an idea four students from Technical University Dublin came up with while studying

Happy birthday, Sputnik 1: The metal ball that kicked off the space race

Happy birthday, Sputnik 1: The metal ball that kicked off the space race

Without the Soviet innovation in 1957, we would not have been celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landings this year

Lobby group Scale Ireland aim to make it more attractive to invest money into Irish start-ups

Lobby group Scale Ireland aim to make it more attractive to invest money into Irish start-ups

The newly created lobby group Scale Ireland wants the government to mirror Britain’s superior support for start-ups. There’s everything to play for