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.

Fifth Digital Summit at Croke Park '

Fifth Digital Summit at Croke Park '

The fifth annual Digital Summit, organised by The Sunday Business Post, took place in Croke Park last Thursday.

Youth training scheme seeks to fill IT vacancies

Youth training scheme seeks to fill IT vacancies

Microsoft is running a youth training scheme across Ireland, in an effort to fill vacancies in its business and those of its partners.

Business of Sport: The Spread

Business of Sport: The Spread

Scene set for a shoot-out in Celtic Park

Tackling international cyber hackers is tough

Tackling international cyber hackers is tough

Businesses need to observe the actions of hackers in order to effectively respond to attacks, writes Emmet Ryan.

European rugby steps into uncharted waters

European rugby steps into uncharted waters

With the Heineken Cup as we know it formally coming to an end European rugby is once again trying to achieve stability by breaking new ground.

Soundwave setting its sights on US

Soundwave setting its sights on US

Dublin-based start-up Soundwave plans to focus on business-to-business models as it enters its second year of operation.

Pint of view

Pint of view

N17 Rye Ale. Price: €3.59. Availability: selected off-licences, drinkstore.ie.

The future is big data for utilities firms

The future is big data for utilities firms

Utilities providers will need to make big data more central to their pricing structures, according to new research from BearingPoint.

Business of Sport: The Spread

Business of Sport: The Spread

Last-day Premier League bets

Dublin Airport may be chosen to assess value of Google Glass

Dublin Airport may be chosen to assess value of Google Glass

Dublin Airport could be next in line for a Google Glass trial, according to transport communications specialists SITA.

Gender balance good for business

Gender balance good for business

Ireland needs more female leaders in technology to encourage more women into the sector, according to Gina O'Reilly, or Nitro.

Irish IT resellers need to roll the dice

Irish IT resellers need to roll the dice

Irish IT resellers need to change their business model, according to Bill Schmarzo, chief technology officer at EMC Global Services.

Pint of view

Pint of view

I've Seen Bigger Than Yours, Price: €10.99, Available: select off-licences,

Cover Story: Smart coffee

Cover Story: Smart coffee

Karl Purdy, proprietor of the Coffee Angel chain, told Connected how IT is making coffee taste better.

Cover Story: Food is getting smarter

Cover Story: Food is getting smarter

Emmet Ryan spoke to Dr Richard Murphy of Alltech to find out how technology plays a role in all levels of food science.