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Building a pathway to the Cloud through our new Skill Forward programme

Building a pathway to the Cloud through our new Skill Forward programme

The past year has demonstrated in a very real way the power of Cloud technologies. Put simply, without the Cloud, we would not have been able to work or learn from home over the past 18 months nor would we be witnessing the pace of digital transformation that is underpinning our economic recovery. Cloud technologies […]

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Head of Education, Microsoft Ireland

Ireland’s Future is MINE (and Yours!): The next stage of the Dream Space journey

Ireland’s Future is MINE (and Yours!): The next stage of the Dream Space journey

This week marks an exciting juncture in Microsoft Ireland’s Dream Space journey with the launch of the second series of Dream Space TV being made available on RTE.ie/Learn. The inaugural series was developed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which not only meant that pupils and teachers were suddenly and unexpectedly restricted from visiting the […]

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Head of Education, Microsoft Ireland

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Reimagining computer science in the curriculum: 4 resources to help educators start the journey

Our world is changing fast. COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly accelerated Digital Transformation and all business sectors and institutions have shifted to hybrid work and digital delivery. This has had a huge consequence on required job skills. According to analysis by LinkedIn and Microsoft, 149 million more digital jobs will be created by 2025, in fields […]

Vânia Neto

Vânia Neto

Education Skills Lead |Learning & Skills Specialist |Microsoft Western Europe

Building AI Skills for an Inclusive Future

Building AI Skills for an Inclusive Future

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a technology of the future. In transforming how we live our daily lives – from receiving medical treatment and consuming news, to how we approach learning – AI is more powerful, prevalent and impactful than ever before. That was one of the key takeaways from the second annual John […]

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Head of Education, Microsoft Ireland

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Providing a StepIn2Tech for those impacted by COVID-19

Microsoft announces new training programme equipping 10,000 people with the digital skills required to gain in-demand roles within the digital economy Over the past two months, we have all had to face renewed measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus. From staying at home and limiting our movements to engaging once again in remote […]

Cathriona  Hallahan

Cathriona Hallahan

Managing Director at Microsoft Ireland

SFI Machine Learning, Machine Translation

SFI Machine Learning, Machine Translation

Microsoft has been working closely with Science Foundation Ireland over the last few years on a number of targeted research projects. SFI have now launched Centres for Research Training (CRT) to build on research excellence and provide cohorts of academically outstanding future research leaders with the skills and knowledge required to address the future challenges of an ever-changing work environment.  Microsoft Ireland is proud to sponsor and mentor PhD Students in a number of […]

Brian Mullan

Brian Mullan

Principal Data Science & analytics Manager, Microsoft

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UCD Digital Policy Masters

Microsoft Ireland and Microsoft EGA have partnered with University College Dublin to establish the Microsoft-UCD Digital Policy Programme. This is the first programme of its kind in Ireland, which brings industry partners, the public sector and leading academics together with the goal of building digital policy training and capability in Ireland and Europe. The Programme, […]

Ciaran Conlon

Ciaran Conlon

Director of Public Policy, Microsoft Ireland

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Spark your creativity with DreamSpace

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and organisation on the planet to achieve more. As technology permeates every aspect of our lives, it is critical that the next generation has the skills for the jobs of the future. With this mission in mind, Microsoft developed its innovative digital skills experience – DreamSpace. Launched in […]

Amanda Jolliffe

Amanda Jolliffe

DreamSpace Lead, Microsoft Ireland

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Microsoft partnership with FIT

Despite being amid a technological revolution, empowering individuals with the appropriate digital skills remains our greatest challenge. The number of young people who are pursuing STEM careers is steadily decreasing; and only half of all students who do choose STEM courses end up in STEM careers. Furthermore, we are also in the midst of a skills […]

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Head of Education, Microsoft Ireland

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Reimagining the Future of Digital Sales

Microsoft Ireland announces the creation of 200 new EMEA Digital Sales jobs.   Less than four years ago, Dublin was selected as the home for Microsoft’s EMEA Digital Sales organisation. Since then, it has been at the forefront of Microsoft’s own journey of transformation as a company. From small beginnings, we have built up a […]

Lisa  Dillon

Lisa Dillon

Vice-President, Microsoft EMEA Digital Sales

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Simplified app development, innovation for everyone

Simplified app development, innovation for everyone With Power Apps, everyone, no matter what their skillset, can create innovative business apps to automate and improve processes. Build apps quickly with familiar Microsoft tools, prebuilt templates and drag-and-drop simplicity. Launch working apps in one click across web and mobile platforms. And easily customize for specific tasks and […]

Niall Fitzmaurice

Niall Fitzmaurice

Business Group Lead, Business Applications at Microsoft

The Skillful State Playbook: 7 steps to building a skills-based workforce

The Skillful State Playbook: 7 steps to building a skills-based workforce

There is never a wrong time to upskill yourself and your organization. For leaders across Europe, there are free and accessible tool and resources available to help you develop an innovative workforce with the right skills needed for the future. Meeting a universal – and growing – demand Skillful, a non-profit initiative, helps to develop […]

Bibhas Bhattacharya

Bibhas Bhattacharya

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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