Connecting the wood and the trees
Coillte, Ireland’s semi-state company charged with forestry management, has implemented a surprisingly sophisticated IT system to support its decades-long mission
The adage that, today, every business is an IT business could be no more neatly encapsulated than by Coillte.
After all, you might think there is nothing high-tech about planting, growing and felling trees, so its IT requirements must be as banal as can be. David Feeney, director of commercial and supply chain at Coillte, would be quick to disabuse you of this notion, however.
Feeney initially came to Coillte as an accountant, but has...
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