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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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What we can learn from AkzoNobel’s digital transformation

Savvy businesses are always on the lookout for ways to improve what they do and differentiate themselves from the competition. From organisational restructure to the development of entirely new business models, the quest for continuous improvement takes many forms. But one common factor in almost all modern business leaders’ plans is an emphasis on technological […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Two companies that succeeded by changing their winning formulas

Perceived wisdom often holds that if something isn’t broken, then you shouldn’t fix it. At first glance, this would seem especially true when you’re already an industry leader. Why change something that’s already working well and giving you a competitive advantage over an industry full of companies trying to supersede you? The answer lies in […]

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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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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How technology is transforming the work of governments

Governments have the ultimate responsibility to their citizens. People depend on the services they provide like no other institution. Whether in healthcare, education, business, roads, railways, water – it’s essential that government institutions are always at the forefront of social and digital trends. Cloud-powered technologies are playing a critical role in helping government agencies to […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Streamlining the account opening process at Goodbody Stockbrokers using Dynamics 365

Streamlining the account opening process at Goodbody Stockbrokers using Dynamics 365   In today’s world, businesses need a set of solutions that turn single interactions into ongoing engagements. Instead of siloed data, businesses must gain a 360-degree view of their customers and operations and move from fixed processes to the type of highly tailored modern […]

Niall Fitzmaurice

Niall Fitzmaurice

Dynamics Business Group Lead

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Waiting Times for Patients in Irish Hospitals have Reduced as a Result of The National Treatment Purchase Fund using Microsoft Dynamics 365

Waiting Times for Patients in Irish Hospitals have Reduced as a Result of The National Treatment Purchase Fund using Microsoft Dynamics 365   It is well documented that waiting times for patients in Irish hospitals have continued to grow putting ever–increasing pressure on our national health service.     The most recent figures released show that 567,000 people are currently waiting to see a specialist for an […]

Niall Fitzmaurice

Niall Fitzmaurice

Dynamics Business Group Lead

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