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Let’s get positive about our future in technology

Let’s get positive about our future in technology

By Denis Collins, CEO, Smarter Dynamics, Chairman, LearnLode and Former IBM, Global Executive. We‘re entitled to feel optimistic about the future of technology in Ireland. This is an interesting moment for Ireland and I’m positive about the future. Yes, I used the ‘P’ word. An Irish economic recovery and its future […]

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The Online Guru Who Says The Internet Is Out To Steal Your Job

The online guru who says the internet is out to steal your job Article sourced from The Irish Times | Written by: Patrick Freyne | Published: Wed, Mar 27, 2013 Silicon Valley pioneer Jaron Lanier says information should not be free and that digital technology is eroding the middle-class Jaron Lanier worries […]

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Moving Payments in Ireland into the 21st Century

By Ronnie O’Toole, Project Manager of the National Payments Plan in the Central Bank of Ireland It’s late, dark and wet, and you’re not quite sure where you are. It’s been a long night (too long) and you’re more than a little tired and emotional. Worse, you’re […]

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What can we learn from positive psychology?

Positive psychology is the scientific study of what makes people flourish. Simply put it’s the scientific study of wellbeing and happiness and includes areas such as; positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning and accomplishment. Consider some of the findings in recent years Most of us are happy and […]

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Some Skills Will Always Be In Demand

Some Skills Will Always Be In Demand by Kevin Graham, VP of Business Operations at ICON Clinical Research Even in the middle of the current recession, it appears that there are still shortages in the availability of experienced IT people. Enterprise Ireland recently announced that there are […]

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A new breed of Irish Emigrant by Niall Mac an tSionnaigh Deloitte Consulting LLP based in San Francisco

A new breed of immigrant in San Francisco In 2012 the Irish immigrant has transformed himself. The old road across the Atlantic is still being trod but a new breed of working man is increasingly leading the foray into American life. A quick scan of the profiles […]

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The role of international banks in Ireland

The role of international banks in Ireland

by Terry Browne, Head of Corporate Banking, National Irish Bank, part of the Danske Group. A weak banking sector is in nobody’s interest. A strong, well-diversified banking sector – containing strong international banks and stabilised local banks – will be a crucial element in Ireland’s economic recovery. […]

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An Irishman in New York!

An Irishman in New York!

Tom Higgins previously worked for a major European bank in Ireland and is now working for the bank as the Head of Audit for its North American wholesale division in New York. New York, for an Irish expat, almost feels like home, as there is so much […]

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