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Cover story: The more IT changes. ...

Cover story: The more IT changes. ...

Innovation is great, but if you can’t make a buck you’re not worth much, writes Emmet Ryan

Ireland a test bed for Medical research

Ireland a test bed for Medical research

Research into post-op care in the home, and developing strategies for the elderly to stay at home for longer are two of the many initiatives underway

IDA looks west for success

IDA looks west for success

Online, the highlight of the SxSW conference in Texas was Enda Kenny getting his photo taken with Hulk Hogan. For the IDA’s emerging business division, the event in Austin played a key role in its bid to attract 28 new businesses to Ireland this year

Jane Ruffino To attract top business talent to Ireland, the government needs to look beyond hospitality and tax breaks

Jane Ruffino To attract top business talent to Ireland, the government needs to look beyond hospitality and tax breaks

In 2013, just under 9 per cent of Ireland’s workforce, or 161,000 people, were working for a company supported by the IDA. The jobs the IDA helps bring to Ireland tend to be reasonably well-paid, and all but around 20,000 of those jobs are full-time.

The Gadget Guy: Colin Baker finds its time to get snap happy

The Gadget Guy: Colin Baker finds its time to get snap happy

I love snapping pictures. These days, like so many of us, I take pictures and videos with my smartphone. I’d love to cart around one of the new Canon range of DSLR’s I’ve been playing with lately, but the majority of the time, I have to make the most

A difficult delivery

A difficult delivery

Start-up hubs are not one size fits all, and a variety – from accelerators to incubators – are needed if the sector is to fulfil its potential

Jane Ruffino Lightning-fast internet is only the first step in making tech careers accessible

Jane Ruffino Lightning-fast internet is only the first step in making tech careers accessible

The Gadget Guy

The Gadget Guy

Colin Baker: What we can expect to see ten years down the road

Cloud burst on the horizon

Cloud burst on the horizon

Retailers are bracing themselves for a surge in SMEs looking for cloud services, as support for legacy software systems comes to an end

Latest mobile models are unveiled in Barcelona

Latest mobile models are unveiled in Barcelona

The biggest show in the mobile industry took place in Barcelona this week. Here’s a look at the top gadgets that were announced at Mobile World Congress 2015.

The Gadget Guy

The Gadget Guy

Colin Baker Dude, where’s my hoverboard?

For the price of sending even two people to SXSW, we could drive around to 1,000 customers’ houses

For the price of sending even two people to SXSW, we could drive around to 1,000 customers’ houses

The Mobile World Congress, which finished last Thursday, had over 85,000 attendees. A look-in at an event that bills itself as “the edge of innovation” would have cost you €749, but if you wanted to see any of the keynotes and conference talks, that’

E-MIT Solutions in €550,000 Dell deal

E-MIT Solutions in €550,000 Dell deal

Dublin-based IT services provider E-MIT Solutions has secured a €550,000 deal with Dell. The deal will see E-MIT become the first Irish firm to provide Dell’s Sonicwall firewall service.

Business Analytics and Big Data: Putting data to work

Business Analytics and Big Data: Putting data to work

Make sure you have a strong business case for an analytics project, then find the best tools to execute it. Ian Campbell takes advice on big and small data strategies.

Cover Story: Opportunity knocks

Cover Story: Opportunity knocks

YouTube has become a viable platform for people to showcase their abilities and, as a result, more and more opportunities are coming the way of its content creators.