Saturday December 7, 2019

A united front

Collaboration is playing a key role in Cork’s IT evolution, with businesses and local authorities working together

Emmet Ryan

Technology Editor

@emmetjryan
6th September, 2015
Ruth Buckley, head of IT for Cork City Council and Ronan Murphy, founder of Smarttech and chair of [email protected] Picture: John Allen

Joined-up thinking is at the heart of Cork’s development as an IT hub. The city and county councils work together alongside business stakeholders to bring Cork forward. For Ronan Murphy, founder of Smarttech and chair of [email protected], this unity is critical to success.

“We’ve got the public sector and [email protected], which is a non-profit, working together. An over-arching document, the Smart Gateway project, has been put together to drive this forward. It’s...

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