Jason Walsh

Jason Walsh

Meeting the customer where they are

Meeting the customer where they are

Traditional retailers have been fending off online behemoths for years now, but strategising to take advantage of their natural strengths can lead to a real transformation, writes Jason Walsh

Mobile tech comes up with the goods for dream shopping

Mobile tech comes up with the goods for dream shopping

Typically, when we think of enterprise mobility we think in terms of laptops, smartphones and tab...

Rapid food retail systems keep up with ever changing tastes

Rapid food retail systems keep up with ever changing tastes

Captiva POS’s integrated cloud software delivers more than fast food to people all over Ireland, writes Jason Walsh

The user, the abuser and the cyber criminals

The user, the abuser and the cyber criminals

According to Europol’s fifth annual internet organised crime threat assessment, ransomware remained the biggest malware threat out there in 2018. Ransomware lockdowns can potentially result in outages, financial loss and reputational damage, so how can they be fought? Jason Walsh finds out

Delivering breakthroughs at breakneck speed

Delivering breakthroughs at breakneck speed

The high-performance computing sector represents a vital, but lesser-known, sector of the IT world, writes 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