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Time to invest more in homegrown enterprises

Time to invest more in homegrown enterprises

The Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association has called on the government for a greater focus on indigenous businesses

Why Irish businesses need succession plans

Why Irish businesses need succession plans

With continued economic activity, Irish businesses are well placed to look at how they can expand, reshape or sell their companies. But all great exit dreams require planning, writes Siobhán Maguire

Valuable advice that is helping companies to keep risk at bay

Valuable advice that is helping companies to keep risk at bay

Ireland is built on close-knit family and owner-managed businesses, but external help can make a difference, writes Siobhán Maguire

Can big firms innovate?

Can big firms innovate?

The short answer is yes, but the ‘how’ is much more challenging, writes Nathan Furr

The leader’s mindset: Leading with purpose

The leader’s mindset: Leading with purpose

You are 15 per cent less likely to die if you have a sense of purpose. Luckily for Terence Mauri, speaker at IMI’s National Management Conference, he escaped death before finding his

Deborah Rowland’s insights – is change changing?

Deborah Rowland’s insights – is change changing?

Many change initiatives fail, and others become just a set of ‘busy actions’ rather than really shifting the dial, according to Deborah Rowland

Manufacturing digs deep with intelligent design

Manufacturing digs deep with intelligent design

Manufacturing is changing, and novel approaches to information technology are at the heart of that change

Blazing a digital trail

Blazing a digital trail

Arkphire is playing a key part in helping businesses deliver on their digital transformation strategy, writes Quinton O’Reilly

Staying ahead of the game with IT services

Staying ahead of the game with IT services

For Arkphire’s head of managed services, John Murphy, digital transformation is very much tied into this area as businesses look for ways to become more efficient and cost-effective

Upwardly mobile and ready for change

Upwardly mobile and ready for change

One trend that has been prominent in recent years is mobile transformation, something that Arkphire is prepared for thanks to it being accredited as Ireland’s first Apple Authorised Enterprise Reseller

Bootstrap your business

Bootstrap your business

Having being acquired by Arkphire in 2016, the company has earned itself the reputation of both spotting and understanding the latest trends and developments in IT

ICCA industry awards recognise behind-the-scenes excellence

ICCA industry awards recognise behind-the-scenes excellence

The awards ceremony is the biggest social event on the ICCA calendar, and remains popular with members and stakeholders in the industry

The importance of assessing risk

The importance of assessing risk

Preparing yourself for the unexpected is now part and parcel for every organisation alongside the ability to recover quickly and maintain continuity

Flexibility improves a company’s resilience

Flexibility improves a company’s resilience

The ability for a business to think on its feet and make necessary adjustments in a crisis is crucial to its survival

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