Jason Walsh

Jason Walsh

Speeding along the changes

Speeding along the changes

Karen Forte, chief information officer at Allianz Ireland, has seen the development of IT from simple office automation to today’s cloud and AI-centric world. Staying on top of both the trends and the core technology is key to a successful career in technology, she tells Jason Walsh

From gleaning insights to data-driven stories

From gleaning insights to data-driven stories

The crossover between academia and business has been a fertile one for the field of artificial intelligence, where business applications are only now coming into their own following decades of research, writes Jason Walsh

Pushing forward with precision medicine

Pushing forward with precision medicine

An explosion in computational power and vast collections of data are making precision medicine a reality, starting with diagnostics and leading to individualised treatment for patients, writes Jason Walsh

Dixon gears up for GDPR

Dixon gears up for GDPR

With the EU’s general data protection regulation coming into force next year, Helen Dixon, Ireland’s data protection commissioner, will be busier than ever, but, asks Jason Walsh, are Irish businesses prepared for the new law?

Getting the right cloud mix

Getting the right cloud mix

More and more companies are moving IT investment to a cloud-first strategy, but is the right mix of services the same for everyone? Jason Walsh finds out

Salesforce pushes for an intelligent data future

Salesforce pushes for an intelligent data future

Salesforce.com has always said its approach to customer-relationship management (CRM) is centred ...

Manufacturing the future at a pivotal point in history

Manufacturing the future at a pivotal point in history

Industry 4.0 is in danger of becoming a buzzword, but the technology involved is transforming manufacturing

Customers take to the cloud

Customers take to the cloud

Changes in retail point of sale have come thick and fast with the move from the traditional till to touchscreen now being followed by a cloud revolution. Jason Walsh reports

Bigger, better, faster and even more personal

Bigger, better, faster and even more personal

Retail is at once becoming larger and more personalised. Deloitte says that the only way both of these goals can be met is with intelligent use of technology, writes Jason Walsh

JiT - just in time for shop floor sales

JiT - just in time for shop floor sales

The days of stock rooms as large as the shop floor are a thing of the past, with ambient restocking facilitated by just-in-time delivery. ADC Barcode is one of the companies behind the technology that keeps the stock moving

The invisible chain of commerce

The invisible chain of commerce

Technology has already automated the factory floor and the office. Now it is transforming the rest of the supply chain

The growth of the Dalata Hotel group through data

The growth of the Dalata Hotel group through data

Stephen McNally tells Jason Walsh how the success of the Dalata Hotel group is underpinned by data

When trickle down becomes a flood

When trickle down becomes a flood

Enterprise resource planning is now available to companies of every size, and Microsoft partner eBECS Ireland says its transforming business in the here and now

Making data work for makers

Making data work for makers

Manufacturing businesses have particular needs when it comes to enterprise resource planning. EFACS meets these demands, writes Jason Walsh

Transforming enterprise with the right planning

Transforming enterprise with the right planning

Although enterprise resource planning has IT roots, its implementation should be envisaged as a business transformation project. Aspera says ERP is about doing business better, writes Jason Walsh