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Maynooth University sees the value in real innovation

As technology leader of Maynooth University’s Innovation Value Institute, Martin Delaney’s role is to help businesses understand their capacity, something he learned in a long career

6th November, 2016
Martin Delaney, technology leader and general manager at the Innovation Value Institute, with Michael Hanley, its head of education

Universities increasingly promote their research centres as focal points for innovation, but Martin Delaney, who heads up Maynooth University’s Innovation Value Institute, focuses on something very specific, very important — and something very often neglected: measuring business IT capability.

“The more important you are, the more competent you think you are, but it’s often inversely proportional: we find companies that are in really bad shape but don’t know they are,” he said....

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