Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

Keen to make Ireland a better place. Interested in the connection points between society and technology.

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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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Ireland Has a Bright AI Future

Ireland Has a Bright AI Future   I’m looking forward to participating on a panel discussion at this year’s AI Summit to discuss how Ireland can be more successful with AI. The first thing to note here is that industry research places Ireland’s pace at adopting AI as a little slower than other Europe regions. This is […]

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

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Microsoft’s DreamSpace: Coming to Northern Ireland

Microsoft’s DreamSpace: Coming to Northern Ireland     When we opened the doors of DreamSpace in our Dublin campus in April 2018, our aim was to inspire children to unbox their ambition, spark their creativity, and supercharge their ideas so that they can create the world of tomorrow. We knew it would be successful and we […]

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

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Artificial Intelligence in Europe Report: At a glance

Artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential to accelerate transformational change across businesses and industries is becoming clear.  What is less clear is how early adopter organisations are using these new technology solutions, and what sets them apart as early adopters.  The Artificial Intelligence Report, conducted by EY, aims for a deeper understanding of how companies […]

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

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Time to reset public trust and deliver a better customer experience

Time to reset public trust and deliver a better customer experience One of the breakout sessions at our upcoming Microsoft event, ‘Winning Trust – Enabling Transformation’, is about showing the public the positives of data analytics “What has been an onerous compliance process for most organisations may turn out to be the best thing that […]

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

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ENABLING DIGITAL IRELAND

ENABLING DIGITAL IRELAND Over the last several months Microsoft and the Office of the Government CIO, with significant input from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, have developed a joint Summary Report which assesses Ireland’s digital progress and provides recommendations for the country to achieve its ambition of becoming a leading digital nation. The news […]

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

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Microsoft and Connect at Catalyst Inc

Microsoft and Connect at Catalyst Inc It’s an exciting time to be working in the technology sector in Northern Ireland. More than ever before we’re seeing increased numbers of entrepreneurs, start-up businesses, and indeed multinationals setting up in the North. Working together and learning from each other encourages a strong technology ecosystem and ultimately yields […]

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Business

How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Business This week, we hosted over 100 customers at our new Campus, One Microsoft Place. This event was an excellent opportunity to demonstrate how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fundamentally changing the way business operates. I was delighted to chair this session as it presented some fascinating insights and impressive demonstrations […]

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

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