Wednesday January 22, 2020

Gearing Up

With the economy back in growth there is a greater demand for ICT skills than ever, but are businesses, large and small, ready? Jason Walsh reports

6th December, 2015
Sally Stone, training and development specialist, and Catherine O’Keefe, training manager, PFH Technology Group

There is a delicious irony in Ireland’s economic recovery: outside agri-food, ICT is one of the fastest growing sectors, both in terms of indigenous industry and foreign direct investment, and yet investment in technology, both capital and in skills, has lagged in recent years. The reasoning behind this is simple, if flawed.

Traditionally seen as a cost centre – a necessary evil or even a pit into which money is thrown – ICT...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Search giant to pay undisclosed sum for Dublin-based firm that helps local retailers sell online

Róisín Burke | 1 week ago

Irish business signs partnership with Canadian firm Instant Brands to bring more users to its platforms

Emmet Ryan | 1 month ago

Facebook has called on the Department of Justice to modernise Ireland’s bugging laws

Aaron Rogan | 2 months ago