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Security: Adapting to tough times

Security: Adapting to tough times

With our smart devices playing a central role in our personal and work lives, the corporate world has had to adapt to our preferences with BYOD (bring your own device) policies, writes Aoife Valentine

ICT skills: Mobility  the key to modern ICT

ICT skills: Mobility the key to modern ICT

The term ‘mobile workforce’ might elicit visions of smartphone and tablet-using executives rushing from meeting to meeting, but there is another sense in which workers can be mobile, writes Jason Walsh.

Cover Story: Putting TV on an even bigger pitch

Cover Story: Putting TV on an even bigger pitch

It’s not just lone rangers making it big on YouTube: studios have jumped on board and made it their primary focus.

Video Conferencing: Video links: from office to home and back again

Video Conferencing: Video links: from office to home and back again

The increased use of personal video is boosting demand for greater enterprise availability, writes Deirdre Cashion.

Low online sales a sign of small-thinking

Low online sales a sign of small-thinking

Start-up commissioner Niamh Bushnell tells Connected that low online sales by Irish businesses are avoidable

Becoming business smart

Becoming business smart

As 4G adoption gathers pace, business apps for workflow management and productivity are gaining in popularity

Cloud hangover

Cloud hangover

Bad cloud investments can cause more headaches than cures, which is why providers such as Sungard are offering orchestration services to make sure businesses mix and match the right solutions. Ian Campbell reports

Financial Software: why Joined-up systems are best

Financial Software: why Joined-up systems are best

Business systems today aim to be comprehensive across all functions

Getting more from going mobile

Getting more from going mobile

Increased agility is a key demand for many companies looking to avail of cloud solutions, writes Alex Meehan

Financial Software: One giant reaches down

Financial Software: One giant reaches down

Global business software vendor SAP offers systems for the smallest firms

Mobilising cloud interest

Mobilising cloud interest

Vodafone has repositioned itself to be an end-to-end partner on the cloud journey

The Analytics Hunger needs feeding fast

The Analytics Hunger needs feeding fast

The vast majority of businesses we surveyed felt a need to raise their data analytics game

Financial Software: Growing online options

Financial Software: Growing online options

Cloud-based software is ever more attractive for SMEs

The right cloud for you

The right cloud for you

A cloud-based solution can offer many positives to a business without a major capital outlay that many IT projects typically would entail, writes Ross O’Neill

Taking Office to the cloud

Taking Office to the cloud

After a few false starts, Microsoft is taking its customers to the cloud with a SaaS (software-as-a-service) version of the productivity suite that made it so successful in the old IT world