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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

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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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IT Sligo: levelling the playing field in education with cloud technology

“When it comes to learning new technologies, having the space to explore and play around is very important. With the solution we’ve put in place, our students now have that possibility. They can learn in their own time, from anywhere.” Shaun McBrearty, Assistant Lecturer in Computer Science at IT Sligo is explaining how teaching and […]

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Head of Education, Microsoft Ireland

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Reimagining Uninterrupted Learning at Sacred Heart School in Tullamore

As students and teachers once again find themselves away from the classroom environment and learning from home, schools are again adapting to different ways of learning to ensure quality education continues. For the Sacred Heart School in Tullamore, Co Offaly, the staff and student body were well prepared to deal with this upheaval and continued […]

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Dr. Kevin Marshall

Head of Education, Microsoft Ireland

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Codec and Evros Become First Indigenous Irish Companies To Be Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider Certified

Codec and Evros join only 82 other global companies to achieve expert Azure cloud certification to support organisations to digitally transform. From a personal perspective, it’s great to start the year on a high by seeing two of our longest-standing gold partners, Codec and Evros, attain membership of the exclusive Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service […]

Aisling Curtis

Aisling Curtis

Commercial Director

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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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Terrain AI, Accelerating our Understanding of Carbon Reduction

Terrain AI, Accelerating our Understanding of Carbon Reduction Microsoft Ireland and SFI (Science Foundation Ireland) today announced the co-funding of a €5m climate change project. The project, called Terrain-AI, will focus on improving our understanding of the impact of human activity on land use and how it relates to climate change. The research will initially […]

Cathriona  Hallahan

Cathriona Hallahan

Managing Director at Microsoft Ireland

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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

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Reimagining Ireland by Harnessing Innovation

Reimagining Ireland by Harnessing Innovation Today marked an important day for Microsoft in Ireland as together with the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD and the IDA we announced the creation of 200 new engineering roles to strengthen our existing Irish based team of over 600 highly skilled engineers. We […]

Cathriona  Hallahan

Cathriona Hallahan

Managing Director at Microsoft Ireland

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Have Irish Organisations Overlooked Security In The Race To Adapt To Remote Working?

Have Irish Organisations Overlooked Security In The Race To Adapt To Remote Working?   Recent research asks if organisations and employees in Ireland have overlooked security in the race to adapt to homeworking?  We can all agree that the Pandemic was an unexpected event with immediate and severe effects that can fundamentally change our environment.  […]

Des Ryan

Des Ryan

Solutions Director

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