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A curious mix at ConverCon

A curious mix at ConverCon

Now in its third year, ConverCon, the conversational interface conference, hosted a sold-out crowd at Dublin’s Light House Cinema on October 17

PMI awards ceremony shortlist announced

PMI awards ceremony shortlist announced

My tech life: John Beckett of ChannelSight

My tech life: John Beckett of ChannelSight

John Beckett is chief executive of ChannelSight, a digital content activation business in Dublin

A digital surge by the Shannon

A digital surge by the Shannon

Limerick’s tech scene has been Ireland’s best-kept secret for years, but now the city is ready to step into the spotlight. Emmet Ryan meets the people making waves

The measured athlete

The measured athlete

Technology can tell us more than ever before about the performance of professional and amateur athletes. Alex Meehan meets an Irish company driving innovation in the sector, and asks what the tech can do for you

Conversation starters

Conversation starters

Róisín Kiberd takes a look what’s happening in the growing market for video-conferencing tech

Are you driving enough value from your data?

Are you driving enough value from your data?

In late 2019, there’s an argument that all companies in Ireland are digital businesses whether they think of themselves that way or not, because what they all have in common is they generate data.

A sporty start to winter

A sporty start to winter

Automatic for the enterprise

Automatic for the enterprise

Automation found its place on the factory production line long ago, but as new technologies promise to revolutionise work, questions have been raised about the social impact. Those fears are real enough, but other problems may be looming

Feel the need for speed

Feel the need for speed

As the differences in consumer and business broadband widen, the introduction of 5G will only serve to further increase that gap, to the benefit of businesses, writes Aoife Valentine Secor

Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?

Róisín Kiberd looks forward to 5G and reviews the broadband your business can run on right now

How secure are you?

How secure are you?

Instances of cyber crime surged last year, yet the number of firms taking steps to protect themselves from attacks has declined. It is bad enough for individuals who get hacked, but a cyber breach could prove disastrous for a company’s brand

Plugging in your pets

Plugging in your pets

Róisín Kiberd meets the Irish start-ups leading the charge in the growing area of pet tech

Buyer guide: Fit for purpose

Buyer guide: Fit for purpose

Connected and wearable fitness technology has really taken off in recent years, with everything from running to cycling to rowing catered for. Stephen Errity takes a look at some of the latest innovations

Altogether out on the edge

Altogether out on the edge

If hyper-convergence promises to bring IT systems together, and edge computing moves them out to the fringes of a network, then they must surely be opposites. Not so, writes Jason Walsh