Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology is rightfully regarded as an exciting field that offers great flexibility and great career prospects as well as excellent remuneration. Information Technology encompasses everything from designing hardware to writing complex software. IT graduates are well rounded, and as a result, they can either specialise or work in a general capacity such as as […]

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Inequalities in IT: female participation is far too low

Inequalities in IT: female participation is far too low

According to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, there are around 6,000 vacancies in the IT sector in Ireland. When talking about Europe, this figure fills out to a whopping 700,000. Some commentators believe that part of the problem with finding employees for these roles lies in the evident lack of female […]

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Students urged to consider their college choices

Students urged to consider their college choices

According to the EU Skills Panorama, when it comes to skills imbalance, Ireland ranks joint third out of 26 countries surveyed. Naturally, this is a major cause for concern for many employers. IT jobs accounted for one-fifth of all jobs advertised last year. Programmers and software engineers are in as much demand now as those […]

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Building our digital capital

Building our digital capital

It’s probably true that at this particular moment in time, we are a little bit guilty of over-emphasizing the positives when it comes to new job announcements. However, it is clear that there are enough sustained signs of growth for at least a cautious sense of optimism as certain trends begin to emerge. With all […]

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Developing Colleges’ R&D Facilities

Developing Colleges’ R&D Facilities

News last week that 300 million euro in funding would be invested in research here over the next six years is something that should be generally greeted with a healthy dose of optimism. The money, which is to be provided by both the taxpayer and the private sector, will benefit the following research areas: ICT […]

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