Category: Future of Work

No Government data on number of people or companies in Irish augmented and virtual reality sector expert warns

The Irish Government needs to undertake a detailed analysis of the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) industries in this country if it wishes to capture investment in these growing markets, according to one of the country’s top AR and VR experts.  Alex Gibson, Assistant Head of the School of Marketing in Dublin Institute of Technology

Microsoft hosts Girls in ICT event to inspire young girls

Microsoft hosted their Girls in Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) event last Thursday. The event took place in their South County Campus in Sandyford. It brought 80 schoolgirls from 3 schools together to their Dreamspace innovation hub to celebrate girls in ICT. Microsoft strongly believe that girls need to be empowered more to succeed through

Laurence Buchanan from EY appears on this episode of the Irish Tech News Podcast

I talk to Laurence Buchanan from EY who is one of the keynote speakers at Dublin Tech Summit. Laurence talks about digital transformation, doing digital versus being digital, digital factories and gives a few client case studies. Source: New feed

UN assessments help three countries to get e-trade ready

Assessments carried out by The United Nations conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)  have helped three countries to advance their e-commerce skills, according to reports released today. The Lao Peoples’ Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Liberia are among the world’s least developed countries and are asked the UNCTAD to help boost trade and create jobs. The

Facebook Organic Reach Has Dropped to 34% Since January 2018

Attempting to make Facebook a more friendly place, full of content shared by friends and family, the social media platform is now offering brands 34% less reach organically. A piece of research carried out by Roisin Linnie, Head of Social at Dublin based digital marketing agency, Wolfgang Digital, found brand pages are now organically reaching