Jason Walsh

Jason Walsh

Putting down a marker for the future

Putting down a marker for the future

Ireland’s best-known technology growth index, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, has returned - and this year it has a new winner, and a new lead

A vision for a data-centric hospital

A vision for a data-centric hospital

Technology is not only useful in diagnostics, but has also proved itself capable of increasing efficiency and reducing clinician error, with the implementation of patient identification techniques

Protecting patients with digital medical records

Protecting patients with digital medical records

Of all the forms of digital data out there, health records must surely rate among the most sensitive. And yet, digitising them not only increases efficiency, but has the potential to save lives

Betting the business on big data

Betting the business on big data

Big data: it’s an intimidating subject, doubly so when it comes with artificial intelligence in tow, but does it have to be so confusing? If big data means anything it means adding to the sum of knowledge in an organisation, and, Jason Walsh asks, isn’t that something every business would want to do?

A brave new world of safe online payments is on the way

A brave new world of safe online payments is on the way

The new payment services directive is uncharted territory for retailers, but it also points to new opportunities

A dead cert for compliance with the new data protection regime

A dead cert for compliance with the new data protection regime

If the GDPR is all about compliance, then the best way to demonstrate good faith is via certification, but what standards are the right ones, and how can businesses go about getting certified, asks Jason Walsh

Ireland’s pitch to become Europe’s data centre

Ireland’s pitch to become Europe’s data centre

There are now close to 50 data centres in Ireland, with the largest cluster south-west of Dublin, where Amazon and Microsoft among others have set up their facilities. But, Jason Walsh asks, where are they going next?

Calling the shots

Calling the shots

Unified communications (UC) offers more than just telephony and instant messaging (IM), but are enterprises taking advantage of the possibility of global collaboration and deep integration into business applications, asks Jason Walsh

Putting colleges on course for a move into the digital age

Putting colleges on course for a move into the digital age

Access to the latest technology is an issue for third level students, but leading manufacturer Topcon is there to help, writes Jason Walsh

Very fine print

Very fine print

Outsourcing document and print functions to a third-party managed service provider that knows its field inside-out provides security and the operational certainty of a regular, monthly spend. Jason Walsh explores the available options

Helping food retail business become trim and healthy

Helping food retail business become trim and healthy

Captiva POS’s latest client wanted a payments system as clean and simple and as its food, writes Jason Walsh

Driving the technology curriculum

Driving the technology curriculum

ICT is shooting up the school curriculum and given that Ireland is positioning itself as Europe’s tech hub some would say it’s not before time. ECDL Ireland has been leading the field for two decades, writes Jason Walshe

Smart ideas in schools

Smart ideas in schools

Moving beyond thinking about just hardware means thinking about the how and why of learning, but doing this is itself a reason to bring smart technology into the core learning experience, writes Jason Walshe

New commercial breaks

New commercial breaks

Payments technology is at the centre of e-commerce today. In fact, you could say that it is at the centre of the entire online experience. But what do new developments, from a generational shift away from the telephone to apps and blockchain, mean, asks Jason Walsh.

Technological building blocks for success

Technological building blocks for success

Managed service provider Novi is working with the construction industry to bring the benefits of IT to the site, writes Jason Walsh