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Snappy gear

Snappy gear

You don’t have to spend big to get a great, well-specced laptop or tablet, as Stephen Errity’s rundown of some of the best models around right now at lower price points shows

Backing up is the way forward

Backing up is the way forward

As the variety and volume of data generated by businesses continues to grow, efficient back-up and storage is ever more important, as is knowing how to dispose of hardware safely when it reaches the end of its life. Alex Meehan reports

Time to get smart on energy use

Time to get smart on energy use

Can smart energy systems save costs as well as the environment? Maria Delaney looks at Irish products that are changing the way businesses consume energy

Keeping your mobile device safe for business

Keeping your mobile device safe for business

Róisín Kiberd takes you on a journey of bizarre names with conventional risks

Working smarter, thinking bigger

Working smarter, thinking bigger

How do you harness a reliable ‘staple’ of management that keeps growing and evolving? For small and medium enterprises, this can open up the best opportunities to work smarter, react faster and think more globally than ever before

Editor’s Letter: My buddy Billy

Editor’s Letter: My buddy Billy

The last missive before the summer recess is when this column looks to share with you all some reasons to be cheerful and Connected has many

The connectivity question

The connectivity question

With the National Broadband Plan enduring more twists and turns, an eye is being kept on upcoming standards such as 5G, but they’re no silver bullet, writes Quinton O’Reilly

In recovery but for how long?

In recovery but for how long?

The principles of business continuity are well understood, but execution still leaves a lot to be desired, according to Irish service providers. Ian Campbell reports

Leaders’ Questions & Answers

Leaders’ Questions & Answers

From employee stress to flying cars, Emily Maree is back with six big questions for six experts

Man versus machine

Man versus machine

Artificial intelligence is evolving from streamlining routine tasks to enabling marketing, sales and workplace automation. Has its day finally come? Alex Meehan reports

Old problems, new threats

Old problems, new threats

Róisín Kiberd looks at how phishing and malware remain potent threats despite their long history

Young blood: The 30 under 30 to watch in Irish tech

Young blood: The 30 under 30 to watch in Irish tech

Now in its fourth year, Connected has searched far and wide to find the 30 most interesting people in Irish tech. Emmet Ryan introduces you to the faces of change

Smart moves

Smart moves

Stephen Errity rounds up some of the latest arrivals to the fast-moving smartphone market, including devices from Sony, Apple, Samsung, Google and Huawei

VoIP up your life

VoIP up your life

With faster broadband and reliable cloud infrastructure, VoIP is ready to become the standard in enterprise communication, writes Quinton O’Reilly

One green step

One green step

Ahead of the launch of Ireland’s national space strategy and with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 approaching, Amanda Connolly looks to the stars