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Data Analytics Skills Shortage

Research conducted by Hays Ireland found that 78pc of employers experienced skills shortages in 2017. Many companies have had to hire from overseas as there are not enough skilled workers in Ireland to meet demand. This represents a significant opportunity for college students. Choosing one of the most in-demand job markets will almost guarantee a …Read More

What will future jobs in Artificial Intelligence be like?

A recent Gartner report noted that, by 2020, AI will generate 2.3 million jobs, exceeding the 1.8 million it is expected to replace. At the 2017 Web Summit in Lisbon, when Sophia, a humanoid robot powered by artificial intelligence (AI), joked “We will take your jobs,” behind the nervous laughter of the 60,000 attendees was …Read More

New initiative in Blockchain for Ireland

A Government-backed platform called Blockchain Ireland has been launched in a bid to showcase Ireland’s capabilities in the blockchain ecosystem. Far away from the mainstream cryptocurrency craze where unsustainable mining and speculation are rampant, a flurry of start-ups has risen up to use the blockchain technology on which it is based to full effect. Now, …Read More