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Adapting to the “Never Normal” and Innovating in Challenging Times  

Adapting to the “Never Normal” and Innovating in Challenging Times   Overnight, how and where we work has been transformed. The pandemic has presented major challenges for businesses and the wider society, forcing a rethink of everything from how we do business, to how we socialise and how we communicate.   We are living in a rapidly–changing world where the need to learn and adapt has never been greater. We hosted the first–ever “Microsoft Talk” this week, a live Microsoft […]

Shirley Finnerty

Shirley Finnerty

M365 Business Group Lead

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Innovation in Challenging Times, Our first Microsoft Talk 

Innovation in Challenging Times, Our first Microsoft Talk   When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and some people build windmills  Chinese proverb   I had the pleasure of opening our first virtual Microsoft Talk which explored Innovation in Challenging Times. It was a great session, with some stellar speakers like Margaret Burgraff, a Venture Capitalist who talked about what opportunities may […]

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

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Microsoft Inspire 2020: Empowering partners to make more possible 

Microsoft Inspire 2020: Empowering partners to make more possible Our partner ecosystem is essential to delivering transformative solutions for customers. It serves as a catalyst to equipping businesses and customers with the technology and tools needed to succeed in an evolving digital economy.    In the past year – and in the past few months especially – we’ve seen first-hand exactly what our partner […]

Aisling Curtis

Aisling Curtis

Commercial Director

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Microsoft Inspire

We are excited to be able to share with you what will be the largest digital event in Microsoft’s history for Partners. Therefore, we want to keep you informed through this channel of all the local activities for Ireland that will happen during the day.   This time, anyone in your organisation can attend Microsoft’s […]

Microsoft Ireland

Microsoft Ireland

Empowering Innovation

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Ergo named Microsoft Ireland Country Partner of the Year for record fifth time in 10 years

Ergo named Microsoft Ireland Country Partner of the Year for record fifth time in 10 years  Globally, our partners play a crucial role in helping our customers fundamentally digitially transform their businesses. It is a complex and challenging task, which our partners work tirelessly to achieve.   Every year, we host awards globally to recognise those partners […]

Aisling Curtis

Aisling Curtis

Commercial Director

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Democratising Business Management Software for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Democratising Business Processing Software for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses  Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS, a cloud-based business management solution, will be available in Ireland for the first time from 01 October 2020.  In recent times, the phrase ‘the new normal’ has become commonplace to describe a new way of living and going about our lives, our work and our interactions with other people.   When it comes to businesses, to […]

Niall Fitzmaurice

Niall Fitzmaurice

Dynamics Business Group Lead

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A look inside the classroom of the future at Sacred Heart School in Tullamore 

A look inside the classroom of the future at Sacred Heart School in Tullamore  At Microsoft, we are continually inspired by schools across the globe that are enabling remote or blended learning in ingenious ways. One such example is Sacred Heart School in the town of Tullamore, which is leading the way in Ireland when it comes to the integrated use of technology in the classroom.   Teachers and students at the all-girls school now use […]

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Head of Education

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University College Cork Transforms the Learning Experience for over 21,000 Students and Staff Overnight

University College Cork Transforms the Learning Experience for over 21,000 Students and Staff Overnight Using Microsoft Teams, UCC staff host 600 meetings and calls daily and deliver student exams across 3000 subject modules despite the campus remaining closed. COVID-19 didn’t give anyone time to prepare. Over the course of a weekend University College Cork was […]

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Head of Education

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DreamSpace: A Catalyst for Education Change

DreamSpace: A Catalyst for Education Change Two years ago, Microsoft invested €5m to develop DreamSpace, a dedicated innovation and education hub at our campus headquarters in Leopardstown. Opening the doors, we made a commitment to engage 100,000 primary and Transition Year students in the space. After year two we’re well on our way to achieving […]

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Head of Education

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