Category Archives: Digital

Skills: the size of the gap

There are still many employment opportunities in the ICT industry in Ireland but a skills gap is causing problems for employers. Emma Blee reports. Around 37,000 people in Ireland are employed in...

Exclusion to inclusion

With the internet becoming a more important part of everyday life, Emma Blee finds out how close we are to bridging the digital divide. In Ireland 72 per cent of the population...

How private is your profile?

A new law in Germany could stop bosses from checking out potential employees on social networking sites. eolas considers the situation in Ireland. With 1.58 million people in Ireland registered on Facebook,...

Up in the clouds

Cloud computing looks set to take not only the IT world, but also the business world by storm. Ryan Jennings looks at what it all means. Cloud computing has been around longer...

What attracts companies to Ireland

Despite the recession the ICT sector is continuing to invest in Ireland. eolas takes a look at what attracts ICT companies to Ireland. Ireland was placed 11th out of 82 countries as...

Shared services

The Department of Justice is spear-heading efforts to share ICT services, as recommended in the McCarthy report. Government bodies must reduce their use of external Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services by...

apps.ie

With over 100 software developers in Ireland now making a living developing applications (apps) for the Apple iPhone, Meadhbh Monahan speaks to two of them about why the market has become so...