• Esri Ireland enhances digital mapping capability with Bluesky October 23, 2020
    Esri Ireland has partnered with aerial mapping company Bluesky International to provide organisations across Ireland with highly detailed geospatial data. Under the partnership, existing and prospective Esri Ireland customers will be able to avail of Bluesky’s premium data resources, including nationwide coverage of high-resolution aerial imagery, terrain data and 3D city models. Bluesky is the only company […]
  • Google searches for ‘shop local Ireland’ increase by 540% October 23, 2020
    Staggering increases in Google search terms this week relating to shopping online show a wave of consumer support for Irish businesses that have closed their doors due to Level 5 Covid-19 pandemic restrictions.  Searches for ‘just buy Irish’ peaked with an increase of a massive 3,495%, the term ‘shop local Ireland’ increased by 540% in […]
  • Reliance Ozone launches room disinfection and sanitisation system October 23, 2020
    After six months of development and rigorous testing, Reliance Ozone has launched its newest product – the Reliance O3 Ozone Generator. Reliance O3 is a portable intelligent room disinfection and sanitisation system that helps eliminate viruses and other types of pathogen To halt the spread of Covid-19, there is a constant need to disinfect rooms in hospitals, […]
  • Machine learning in network management has promise, challenges October 23, 2020
    As part of the trend toward more automation and intelligence in enterprise networks, artificial intelligence and machine learning are increasingly in-demand because the ability to programmatically identify problems with the network and provide instant diagnosis of complex problems is a powerful one. Applying AI and ML to network management can enable the consolidation of input […]
  • Wood Communications becomes JPL distributor October 23, 2020
    Wood Communications has signed a deal with British telecom company JPL, a provider of professional headsets for enterprises. Based in Dublin, Wood Communications was founded in 1924 and provides a range of solutions for the telecoms market. The demand for enterprise grade products is now more important than ever and Wood Comms have aligned themselves […]
  • How HPE Nimble Storage dHCI will streamline your IT management October 23, 2020
    In association with HPE Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) allows businesses to virtualise various elements of what have traditionally been hardware-defined systems. HPE offers an industry-leading HCI platform through its SimpliVity product, which drives a 91% increase in time available and allows businesses to focus on new projects and apps. While this HCI offering has become a […]
  • Kearys Motor Group sees virtual car sales rise, as dealerships shut doors October 23, 2020
    With one in four customers buying cars virtually right now, Kearys Motor Group said it has already seen demand for its ‘deal & deliver’ service rise since the announcement of the second nationwide lockdown.  Launched in May 2020 in response to Covid-19 restrictions, the service allows customers to engage in a virtual appointment with a Kearys salesperson via […]
  • Report: 88% of firms consider developing management skills a strategic priority October 23, 2020
    The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN), which advises the government on current and future skills needs of the economy and their impact on Ireland’s enterprise and employment growth, has published a report on SME Management Skills. Entitled Leading the Way, the report highlighted how essential management skills are to business productivity, resilience and survival.  […]
  • Microsoft’s Frank O’Donnell on keeping the public sector moving October 23, 2020
    As we go back into lockdown we have a really interesting insight into our public service is changing Microsoft’s public sector director Frank O’Donnell. We also have news of ad blockers turning into malware, Windows 10 on Chromebooks, and the brand new €75,000 TV we’ve been waiting for. To never miss an episode of TechRadio […]
  • ICS news & events, October 2020 October 22, 2020
    Events ICS AGM 2020 Members are hereby given notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held on 11 November at 5.00pm. Free for members HISI Conference & Scientific Symposium 2020 The Health Informatics Society of Ireland (HISI) Conference and Scientific Symposium returns for its 25th birthday and will take place on 18/19 […]