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Eircodes – What’s the Craic?

by craigpinhorne | July 27, 2015 | No Comments


Fifteen years ago, not long after I joined a small Geographic Information System (GIS) Data team, talks had started around the proposed creation of a new postcode system in the Republic of Ireland.  Since then, the concept ebbed and flowed but in July 2015, there was a tangible result: the long-anticipated launch of the new […]


Why technology can restore the public’s trust in utilities firms

by Marc Hobell | July 22, 2015 | No Comments


  A detailed investigation into utility firms has found millions of energy customers in the UK to be ‘paying too much’ for their energy bills. The investigation, lasting a year, was carried out by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and found that over the five years from 2009 to 2011, the UK’s six major […]


Why cloud is more compelling than ever for SMBs

by andrewford | July 17, 2015 | No Comments

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  Cloud computing has gone mainstream. As consumers, we can now store everything from holiday snaps to insurance documents on a cloud platform such as Box, Dropbox or Google Cloud, rather than upload them to a physical hard drive: it’s convenient, secure and often absolutely free. In the workplace, it’s a similar story except here, […]


Building a digital leadership team

by James Brayshaw | April 30, 2015 | No Comments


Forward-thinking organisations have spent the past few years lobbying and recruiting for new leadership positions which will help their businesses thrive in the digital age. Now, the Chief Data Officer, the Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Digital Officer can all have a place at the board room table. But what do they all do? Are […]


Save our shopping carts – why we’re abandoning $4 trillion of goods, and how retailers can avoid this

by Tim Barber | March 6, 2015 | No Comments


  In 1995, less than 1% of the world had Internet access. Today, 40% of the world’s population has an internet connection – that’s over 3 billion people1. It’s no coincidence that online retail sales continue to rise steadily. US online retail sales will continue to grow at a CAGR of 10% through to 2018, […]