Category Archives: Digital

Ireland as a data hub

Ireland is considered an ideal location for data centres due to its cool climate, improving technological infrastructure and government initiatives. eolas reports. Data centre services are increasingly being located in Ireland, mainly...

McKinsey’s lessons in data analytics

Data, models and transformation are the key factors for successfully exploiting data analytics, according to McKinsey. From his Dallas office, David Court leads McKinsey’s advanced analytic practice and has observed the changing...

Outlining its latest IT security offerings

Most companies and institutions nowadays have IT security measures and software in place. Some are voluntary, some are compliance-regulated. But the facts regarding data safety gathered by surveys in the last few...

The debate

Peter Cheney summarises the current copyright debate. Copyright infringement is theft under Irish law but legislation also allows exceptions for the ‘fair dealing’ of created material.  The maximum penalties under the 2000...

Benefiting from the data explosion

The volume of data companies and public sector organisations generate has exploded in recent years. Owen McQuade looks at the implications, and opportunities, for businesses and public services. For £500 (€597) you...

Smarter Government by IBM

Kevin McGowan, IBM Public Sector Lead in Ireland, speaks to eolas about smarter government and which areas of the public sector reform could deliver the most benefits. IBM has seen, both globally...

Cloud computing in government?

Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton has established a cross-government implementation taskforce on cloud computing. The new Government has highlighted the economic benefits of Ireland embracing cloud computing technology since it came into office....

Transforming service delivery through technology

eolas highlights some of the technology being used by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, as discussed by Michael Bunyan, Director of Information Management and Technology. The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries...