The NEVYs are THE unifying celebration for New England's Tech and Life Science communities; a night for investors and entrepreneurs across all stages and industries to take a break from their hard work and soak up the spotlight in style. Two parts cocktail party and one party high-energy awards show, the NEVYs celebrate the rising stars and living legends building the next generation of world-leading companies in New England. #NEVYs16
St. PaDDy’s Day NOT St. PaTTy’S Day!! Greetings my North American Cairde (Canada you’re not off the hook!) - Cairde is the Irish for friends pronounced uh KHAR-uh-juh!
Gartner Research says 1/3 of all Americans will be out of a job by 2025 due to automation. This will be part of the debate at #SXSW, the "Dispensables: Automation, Humans and Brands”, on March 15th. Certainly in #Ireland, the impact of Robots has been seen across industry, both on the ground, in the air and under water.
Are you a new tech company recently set up in Ireland? Or maybe are you working in Ireland for a multinational company and spending your first Christmas in Ireland? Well I thought it would be fun to share six Irish traditions which I (the New Zealander) found novel in the run up to my first Christmas in Ireland…..
Sligo (in the NorthWest of Ireland) otherwise known as The Adventure Capital, is a gem of a location that strikes a fine balance for business and leisure. It is steeped in heritage and culture with a backdrop of unspoiled beaches, wind and waves, dramatic landscapes amidst a vibrant arts scene.
To see my young nephews going to school with tablets instead of spine curving backpacks full of books shows how far schools in Ireland have come in a relatively short space of time in terms of adopting new forms of technology. Since having my own child who is fascinated with ipads, laptops and smartphones I have realised how important it is in Ireland for our future generations to be brought up in a tech savvy environment to remain ahead of the curve!!
Web Summit 2015 - They saved the best til last!
Here at IDA Ireland, we talk to companies every day about building out international operations. One of the most important parts of successful international expansion is getting the right team and the correct processes in place to support that team.
Building and managing a top performing team is hard enough when you’re hiring locally, but the process gets even trickier when team members come from different countries, cultures and backgrounds and work across multiple locations and time zones.