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Guest Blog by: Siobhan Fleming, Collaboration Manager at Siemens Digital Industries The extraordinary events of 2020 have made everyone more aware of the complex process involved in identifying, developing and manufacturing vaccines and medicines, and the real race against time that is involved. The world is looking to the biopharma industry for solutions, through testing, repurposed and novel...
Guest Blog by: Pete Rawlinson, Chief Marketing Officer, Workvivo Prior to the recent pandemic, there was a gradual move to a more distributed workforce in industries where this was possible. There was also an increasing proportion of the workforce demanding optionality in where and how they work, even selecting their employer based on this criterion. Covid...
Guest Blog by: Shane O’Neill, Principal Solutions Architect, Horizon8 As the corporate world embraces the new normal post-Covid 19, regulated entities are examining the challenges and opportunities that come from operating in an almost exclusively online environment. Businesses are re-evaluating their digital transformation strategies, and identifying ways to streamline revenues, improve client service, and offer greater...
The annual it@cork Tech Summit (#techcork19) took place on the 9th of May in the iconic City Hall, Cork City.  This annual tech conference has grown to become one of the largest tech conferences in the country. The event was bigger and better than ever before and was the first time the event completely sold...
Today, on International Womens Day (#IWD18), we remind you of our newly enhanced interactive “Diversity in Tech “programme, which kicks off on 26 March with the amazing Cathriona Hallahan, MD of Microsoft. The programme is aimed at men and women committed to diversity and inclusion. Speaking about the theme of #IWD18, it@cork Chairperson, Caroline O’...
Note: This is a personal opinion piece written for it@cork and should be used for general guidance purposes only. Always engage with a GDPR expert for directional advice on achieving GDPR compliance as it relates to your business activities. To return to main article please click here
This months’ it@cork blog is kindly written by Gillian Bergin, board director it@cork and director at Dell EMC. Gillian has a keen interest in GDPR and is leading it@cork’s strategy to disseminate information about GDPR to member companies.  She was particularly concerned by the results of a recent EEN, Cork Chamber and it@cork survey that...
Balance can be a tricky thing. So too is responsibility. Increasingly, there is a certain pressure on women in business to bare your soul, to let everyone know your tools and tricks, to send the elevator back down, send it back up and magically orbit it around in circles. Like that will fix it. It...