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  • Keep calm, exceed expectations August 13, 2020
    Scanning all the usual — and some not so usual —sources, and the intelligence coming back is that things have changed, and changed utterly. From service demand to work practices and on to procurement and implementation, the world of information technology has been severely impacted since the COVID-19 issue became a global public health emergency. […]
  • CircleLoop puts call out for Irish SMEs August 13, 2020
    CircleLoop, the cloud-based phone system, has entered the Irish market where it will power application-based telephony for SMEs. The move also signifies the company’s first international launch with other countries planned later in the year.  Since its launch in 2017, CircleLoop has experienced a continued period of growth in the UK market with its modern-day […]
  • Digital Business Ireland teaches valuable lessons with Olive Group August 13, 2020
    E-business representative body Digital Business Ireland has today announced a partnership with Olive Group that will see it’s members gain access to learning materials in GDPR and cyber security compliance, digital marketing, communications and customer service. Digital Business Ireland has more than 3,400 members in technology, retail, hospitality, professional services, travel, transport, education, leisure, agri-business […]
  • NCBI uses group chat to keep members connected August 13, 2020
    The National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) is keeping its members connected and informed about trends in technology through a network of virtual clubs. NCBI Labs Technology Clubs uses Microsoft Teams to bring together members to discuss and learn about trends in new technology and how it can support those dealing with sight […]
  • Learning and development more important to young IT pros than leadership prospects – study August 13, 2020
    Company performance is a more attractive career attribute for young business professionals compared to senior professionals, according to research from IrishJobs.ie. Published in partnership with employer brand specialist Universum, the research revealed that company performance ranked nine places higher as an attractive career attribute for young business professionals compared to senior professionals. This was the biggest point […]
  • Slack talks up security with new encryption options, FedRAMP certification August 13, 2020
    As Slack works to entice large organisations to deploy its channel-based collaboration app, the company is touting a variety of security upgrades, including an expanded enterprise key management (EKM) system and stronger compliance capabilities. Among the updates is the extension of EKM to give admins greater flexibility over the encryption of message data. Slack’s EKM, introduced […]
  • Google delays Chrome Web apps drop-dead date until mid-2022 August 13, 2020
    Google this week rescinded several deadlines it had set earlier this year on ending Chrome apps, giving the format until mid-2022 before pulling all support. Introduced in 2013 as a way to offer functionality not available on the web, the Chrome-specific apps also gave developers a way to write one app that would run on […]
  • Nutanix Clusters launch on AWS August 12, 2020
    Organisations are demanding the flexibility of multiple clouds, while struggling with complexity, operational silos, and costs of managing private and public clouds. A unified solution that provides a consistent experience, tooling, and operational practices across clouds, Nutanix argues, will allow companies to break down silos and reduce inefficiencies while enabling the advantage of flexibility to […]
  • Okto clears creates a positive atmosphere with air control system August 12, 2020
    Okto Technologies, a Northern Irish family business providing smart building solutions, has launched Oktoair, an artificial intelligence-led air filtration system which has been fast-tracked due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Brought to market on the back of an 18 month process using in-house developers, Oktoair tests proved successful inremoving 99.98% of a proxy virus for SARS-CoV-2, […]
  • Expleo invests in free consultancy services for Covid-impacted firms August 12, 2020
    Expleo has invested €100,000 in a free consultancy service for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. The Covid-19 recovery package will include consultancy in areas that are critical to business stimulation; business strategy, digital transformation, change management and business agility. The investment will cover initial assessment of businesses’ needs, referral to a leading consultant and […]