In association with Experis While IT skills needs are evolving faster than ever, and specialised technology talent is at a premium, critical soft skills, aka ‘power skills’ are being neglected in the recruitment and resourcing process. Despite continued talk of the crucial nature of upskilling and reskilling, latent potential remains untapped among workers in the [&hellip
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More than 6,000 people have signed up to participate in the StepIn2Tech digital skills training programme, Microsoft Ireland has said. The programme was initially developed by Microsoft Ireland in collaboration with Fastrack to IT (FIT) in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in an effort to equip 10,000 learners over a two-year period with the digital skills [&hellip
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Intel has indefinitely delayed its planned development of a $20 billion chip production site in Ohio, pointing to the lack of action by congress to pass funding the company sees as crucial to the project. The CHIPS for America act would provide $52 billion in funding for semiconductor manufacturing, and was drafted amidst national security [&hellip
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Cisco has announced that it will withdraw from Russia and Belarus permanently, after suspending business activities and services in the countries in March following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Many major tech companies have done the same, with Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Intel just some companies from a long list that have protested the [&hellip
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I’m guessing that most of you saw the latest news concerning Alexa and Amazon’s plans to bring back the dead. That may not come as too much of a surprise for those people who hero worship Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to the point of deification but it probably did for the rest of us. Before [&hellip
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This week we meet Code for Ethics keynote speaker Danese Cooper to talk about the history of open source software and how ‘innerpreneurship’ can change how businesses innovate. To never miss an episode of TechRadio subscribe, comment and rate us on iTunes, Soundcloud and Spotify or find us via RSS and pod.link. Tech Radio · [&hellip
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Expleo has annouced the creation of 200 jobs and the opening of its first regional hub in Mahon, Co. Cork. The company is investing €10 million in the expansion of its workforce, along with the establishment of a network of regional hubs as part of the investment. The majority of the new jobs will be [&hellip
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Toast is to create 100 jobs in 2022 after opening a new office on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. The new roles will span several functions including software development, sales and customer support. Toast delivers SaaS solutinos for restaurants covering point of sale, operations, digital ordering and delivery, marketing and loyalty, and team management. Headquartered [&hellip
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CWSI has said it has redefined the retail experience for Škoda UK with a fully managed and highly secure Ivanti mobile solution delivered to its approximately 130 retailers in the UK. Škoda is one of the world’s oldest and most successful automotive brands. To support its growth and the ever-adapting automotive markets, Škoda UK wanted to [&hellip
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Trinseo has opened its new Global Business Services (GBS) office in Dublin’s Docklands. Established in 2010, Trinseo has grown to become a leading global specialty materials solutions provider with a focus on delivering innovative, sustainable materials to unlock value for companies. Last October, the company announced its plans to establish its new Global Business Services [&hellip
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The European Commission has released evaluation results showing that four Enterprise Ireland-backed companies have been recommended for €23 million funding from the March 2022 call of the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator Programme. The EIC Accelerator Programme provides transformational funding to high-potential, high-risk start-ups, scale ups and SMEs led by a strong, well-balanced leadership team [&hellip
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In association with Schneider Electric There are many reasons why Ireland has become a popular location for data centres in recent years. In the first instance, its geographical location makes it an attractive destination for submarine communications cables – a fact that has been evident since the first ever transatlantic telegraph messages were sent between [&hellip
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It’s official: Internet Explorer is dead. On 15 June, Microsoft cut off support for the browser that was the gateway to the Internet for an entire generation. In practical terms this doesn’t really matter: there are plenty of other browsers around, including Microsoft’s own Edge, Google’s Chrome, Apple’s Safari and a host of others such [&hellip
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In association with Zoom While Zoom has been integral in helping customers adapt to remote working over the past two years, how is it now supporting those embracing a hybrid work model? Through its National Remote Working Strategy the Irish government is working to capitalise on the widespread adoption of hybrid working practices throughout the [&hellip
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Amazon has announced the deployment of two new robots across its fulfilment centres, which the company says will work alongside human workers to lift, shift and sort packages with improved safety and efficiency. Adding to the fleet of 520,000 robots already in use at Amazon, the new systems, dubbed Proteus and Cardinal, will be the [&hellip
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Slack has added new ‘co-working’ tools to its Huddles service which includes video and multi-person screen sharing functions. The new capabilities revealed at Slack Frontiers on Wednesday are part of the comms platform’s “digital HQ” strategy which aims to make Slack a virtual replacement for the office. Slack Huddles isn’t meant to replace video conferencing [&hellip
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The 17 members of the European Refurbishment Association (EUREFAS) have signed a pledge to create a common standard for reconditioned electronic devices by 2023. The group is represented in Ireland by Refurbed whose co-founder, Kilian Kaminski, serves as chair of the organisation’s working group communications. In May 2022, Refurbed attended the EUREFAS general assembly in [&hellip
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Kyndryl has formed a partnership with Veritas Technologies to help enterprises protect and recover their critical data across multi-cloud environments. Under the agreement, Kyndryl will deliver Veritas’ data management portfolio to enterprise customers as a fully managed service, ‘Protection & Cyber Resiliency, Powered by Veritas’. The partnership with Veritas extends Kyndryl’s framework of cyber resiliency [&hellip
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Ericsson has estimated that 5G will top one billion subscriptions in 2022 and 4.4 billion in 2027. North America is also forecasted to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years with nine of every ten subscriptions expected to be 5G by 2027, according to the Ericsson Mobility Report released today. [&hellip
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Vive has announced the availability of its new Vive Flow Business Edition headsets, which bring the perks of VR to business training, remote meetings, and wider organisational collaboration. The enterprise-flavoured version of the firm’s headsets serves up a new optional 3DoF controller for intuitive controls for navigation, while a special ‘kiosk mode’ enables content to [&hellip
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