Jason Walsh

Jason Walsh

Tools for learning, not just learning tools

Tools for learning, not just learning tools

With technology dominating the worlds of work and leisure, it is only natural that schools have invested heavily in keeping pupils up to date, but what approach should educationalists take to this fast-moving, controversial area? Dr Edward Gash, prin

From the IT suite to the corner office

From the IT suite to the corner office

Technology isn’t all about coding or networking. Productivity is a part of everyone’s life in business, and IT professionals can bring new insights to the boardroom, but moving into management requires a new approach to personal development. Jason Wa

Deloitte unchains finance with EMEA Blockchain Lab

Deloitte unchains finance with EMEA Blockchain Lab

The big four company is exploring the future of a rapidly changing sector by opening its lab, part of the fintech revolution happening in Ireland, writes Jason Walsh

Security and software non-stop

Security and software non-stop

Software as a service, security as a service and even mobile backend as a service — Irish enterprise IT is being transformed by the cloud. But as online services become commonplace, which ones are businesses actually using, and how are services chang

Back to school for techies

Back to school for techies

As schools and colleges return to the grind of learning, should professionals also be looking at sharpening their skills? And how can they know which ones need to be developed? Jason Walsh investigates

Higher technological standards in education are lifting all boats

Higher technological standards in education are lifting all boats

IT expectations are greater than ever in third-level institutes, and Compu b, Ireland’s leading Apple reseller, is ready to meet the challenge, writes Jason Walsh

Jason Walsh: Nice horror yet another body blow for France

Jason Walsh: Nice horror yet another body blow for France

Euro 2016 passed off without incident, but the bloody events of Thursday night shattered the calm again

The network as a service

The network as a service

As Viatel moves into new market sectors, it has found a growing appetite for managed network services

Playing a pro game

Playing a pro game

There is no shortage of options when it comes to choosing how to develop IT skills, but how should technology pros consider the long-term impact of training on their careers? Jason Walsh investigates

Fintech finds favour

Fintech finds favour

It takes a brave person to bet against the bank, but some fintech entrepreneurs are doing just that. Others, however, are choosing to work with traditional financial services players. In both cases, a new initiative from Enterprise Ireland is hoping

Managing scarce resources

Managing scarce resources

As the ICT boom continues businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to fill key roles. At the same time, digital transformation means demands are increasing. The answer? Resourcing. Jason Walsh found out more

An angel platform for the future

An angel platform for the future

The cloud has made hybrid IT common across business, but there are pitfalls awaiting the unwary, writes Jason Walsh. Security and the right software should be considered carefully

Cloud-powered mini multinationals

Cloud-powered mini multinationals

Salesforce is best-known as a customer relationship management (CRM) provider, but the company is...

Making payments Seamless

Making payments Seamless

The explosion of mobile commerce has created even greater demand for smooth payments systems that make transactions not only possible, but both easy and secure. Jason Walsh spoke to Louise Phelan of PayPal to find out about the company’s goals

Making sense of sensor data to simplify supply chains

Making sense of sensor data to simplify supply chains

The idea is so simple; the technology not so much – but isn’t that the point of business IT? ...