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23-10-2020
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 US companies in Europe look at the complexities of having remote workers in another jurisdiction

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How Remote can Remote Workers be?

 US companies in Europe look at the complexities of having remote workers in another jurisdiction

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12-10-2020
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We spend increasingly large parts of our daily lives online. Data underpins the digital economy and data centres organize this data to help us connect, discover, communicate, work, and learn with ever greater efficiency and impact.

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Ireland at the Heart of the Digital Economy

We spend increasingly large parts of our daily lives online. Data underpins the digital economy and data centres organize this data to help us connect, discover, communicate, work, and learn with ever greater efficiency and impact.

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05-10-2020
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COVID-19 has led to a surge in the consumption of digital content.  With the strain on US domestic studio space, Ireland emerges as a strong hub.  

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Irish Studio Space Alleviates Challenges for Film and Media Production

COVID-19 has led to a surge in the consumption of digital content.  With the strain on US domestic studio space, Ireland emerges as a strong hub.  

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18-09-2020
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COVID19 has led to a surge in the consumption of digital content.  With the strain on US domestic studio space, Ireland has emerged as a stong hub for US content creators.

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Ireland is a Strong Hub for US Content Creators

COVID19 has led to a surge in the consumption of digital content.  With the strain on US domestic studio space, Ireland has emerged as a stong hub for US content creators.

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14-07-2020

An interview with Leo Clancy, Head of Technology, Consumer and Business Services at IDA Ireland
 
IDA Ireland has been encouraging foreign direct investment into the country for more than 70 years. Leo Clancy oversees 40% of its investor portfolio, including the likes of Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Amazon. Prepaid card provider Soldo, discusses how IDA Ireland supports multinational investment throughout the country and the knock-on benefits for the local business ecosystem

Why Irish Stability Appeals to the World’s Corporations: An Interview with IDA Ireland

An interview with Leo Clancy, Head of Technology, Consumer and Business Services at IDA Ireland
 
IDA Ireland has been encouraging foreign direct investment into the country for more than 70 years. Leo Clancy oversees 40% of its investor portfolio, including the likes of Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Amazon. Prepaid card provider Soldo, discusses how IDA Ireland supports multinational investment throughout the country and the knock-on benefits for the local business ecosystem

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28-04-2020
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The potential business benefits of Remote Working have been acknowledged for some time – enhancing the ability to attract and retain top talent, contributing to a more contented and productive team, and lowering the cost base. Remote working can contribute to regional development through sustainable rural communities, while also addressing inclusion and diversity in workforces by removing some barriers to work. It also offers companies and employees the opportunity to focus on output rather than attendance, while building resilience and business continuity.

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Remote working is now!

The potential business benefits of Remote Working have been acknowledged for some time – enhancing the ability to attract and retain top talent, contributing to a more contented and productive team, and lowering the cost base. Remote working can contribute to regional development through sustainable rural communities, while also addressing inclusion and diversity in workforces by removing some barriers to work. It also offers companies and employees the opportunity to focus on output rather than attendance, while building resilience and business continuity.

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06-03-2020
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The enticement of a relatively wealthy market of 500 million consumers often makes opening a European office one of the earlier expansion steps for American technology companies.  However, there are right and wrong ways to establish a European operation, with fostering the right culture a key aspect that will significantly impact the hoped-for financial contributions.

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Successfully Launching a European Office; It's All About Culture

The enticement of a relatively wealthy market of 500 million consumers often makes opening a European office one of the earlier expansion steps for American technology companies.  However, there are right and wrong ways to establish a European operation, with fostering the right culture a key aspect that will significantly impact the hoped-for financial contributions.

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27-01-2020
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IDA Ireland has reached 100,000 followers on LinkedIn.  
Initially set up in 2010, the first month of 2020 has seen the page reach the milestone of 100,000 followers.  Thanks to all our followers for engaging with us.

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Thanks to our 100,000 Followers on LinkedIn

IDA Ireland has reached 100,000 followers on LinkedIn.  
Initially set up in 2010, the first month of 2020 has seen the page reach the milestone of 100,000 followers.  Thanks to all our followers for engaging with us.

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09-01-2020
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Companies across a diverse range of industries are using artificial intelligence to streamline data management and analytics, gain a competitive edge and find new ways to drive growth. As more companies look to capitalize on AI technologies for their data-driven decision making, there’s a demand by businesses to find ways to avail themselves of AI quickly and cost effectively. AI is starting to emerge as a service, and I see 2020 being the year that AI as a Service (AIaaS) explodes onto the market.

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How Will Artificial Intelligence as a Service Impact Companies in 2020?

Companies across a diverse range of industries are using artificial intelligence to streamline data management and analytics, gain a competitive edge and find new ways to drive growth. As more companies look to capitalize on AI technologies for their data-driven decision making, there’s a demand by businesses to find ways to avail themselves of AI quickly and cost effectively. AI is starting to emerge as a service, and I see 2020 being the year that AI as a Service (AIaaS) explodes onto the market.

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07-11-2019
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In a recent report published by Accenture, entitled Does Digital leadership in Banking really matter?, links were established between the digital maturity of a bank and its market valuation. The essence of the argument is that banks who successfully digitalise their data enjoy greater efficiencies that lead to lower costs as a percentage of revenue, which leads to a higher market valuation. Increasingly, banks and other financial services firms are turning to blockchain technology as a means of storing and transferring data in order to increase transparency, lower costs and accelerate the speed at which it is transferred.

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Enterprise Blockchain in Ireland

In a recent report published by Accenture, entitled Does Digital leadership in Banking really matter?, links were established between the digital maturity of a bank and its market valuation. The essence of the argument is that banks who successfully digitalise their data enjoy greater efficiencies that lead to lower costs as a percentage of revenue, which leads to a higher market valuation. Increasingly, banks and other financial services firms are turning to blockchain technology as a means of storing and transferring data in order to increase transparency, lower costs and accelerate the speed at which it is transferred.

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11-10-2019
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As Brexit approaches, uncertainty continues to surround the potential exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union.  While there are far reaching implications,  taxes and trading systems are just two considerations that will impact American chip and system engineers and their employers. The situation is complex and becomes more challenging as each day passes.  Strong trade bonds tie Europe and the US -  data from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative shows that the EU/US bilateral trade flow is the biggest in the world, far bigger than that between the US and China. In 2018, the U.S. imported $683.9 billion of EU goods compared with $557.9 imported from China. U.S. exports reached $574.5 billion to Europe while only $179.2 billion was imported to China. Trade with the UK is significant, the U.S. accounted for 19% of U.K. exports and 11% of imports. 

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How Will Brexit Impact U.S. Hardware Companies?

As Brexit approaches, uncertainty continues to surround the potential exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union.  While there are far reaching implications,  taxes and trading systems are just two considerations that will impact American chip and system engineers and their employers. The situation is complex and becomes more challenging as each day passes.  Strong trade bonds tie Europe and the US -  data from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative shows that the EU/US bilateral trade flow is the biggest in the world, far bigger than that between the US and China. In 2018, the U.S. imported $683.9 billion of EU goods compared with $557.9 imported from China. U.S. exports reached $574.5 billion to Europe while only $179.2 billion was imported to China. Trade with the UK is significant, the U.S. accounted for 19% of U.K. exports and 11% of imports. 

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30-09-2019
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For two and a half days, between May 24-26, Girls in Tech Dublin put together the first women in tech hackathon in Ireland! Hacking for Humanity was a monumental and historic moment for women. 

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Girls in Tech Dublin delivers the first women-in-tech hackathon in Ireland!

For two and a half days, between May 24-26, Girls in Tech Dublin put together the first women in tech hackathon in Ireland! Hacking for Humanity was a monumental and historic moment for women. 

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20-08-2019
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Entries for the 2019 Invest in Ireland Awards are now open 

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Elevate your profile: Invest in Ireland Awards 2019

Entries for the 2019 Invest in Ireland Awards are now open 

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18-07-2019
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In the restaurant business, technology is fast becoming key to delivering superior service for customers, and this has propelled Boston-based Toast to revenue growth of 148 per cent during 2018.

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Toast raises a glass to growth in Ireland

In the restaurant business, technology is fast becoming key to delivering superior service for customers, and this has propelled Boston-based Toast to revenue growth of 148 per cent during 2018.

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17-07-2019
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Every company that wants to grow will reach a point where it needs to expand into new markets. Doing it right means setting up operations closer to those customers.
 
It’s a big step, but it’s one that many others have taken before. For this blog, we spoke to senior leaders at leading tech companies that expanded into Ireland. They shared their advice on getting a fast and frictionless start, with five practical tips for others planning to grow their business internationally.

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Five tips for rapid international business expansion

Every company that wants to grow will reach a point where it needs to expand into new markets. Doing it right means setting up operations closer to those customers.
 
It’s a big step, but it’s one that many others have taken before. For this blog, we spoke to senior leaders at leading tech companies that expanded into Ireland. They shared their advice on getting a fast and frictionless start, with five practical tips for others planning to grow their business internationally.

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26-06-2019
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Many American biopharma companies already have operations in Europe and this region with its population of 550 million people can provide some advantages over exclusively domestic CGT programs for various reasons. 

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Preparing for the Coming Revolution of Personalized Medicine Through CGT

Many American biopharma companies already have operations in Europe and this region with its population of 550 million people can provide some advantages over exclusively domestic CGT programs for various reasons. 

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26-06-2019
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How can U.S. enterprise security professionals learn from their Irish colleagues to fill cybersecurity roles?

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How to Meet the Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals

How can U.S. enterprise security professionals learn from their Irish colleagues to fill cybersecurity roles?

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15-05-2019
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In late May, Ireland will become a hive of blockchain activity. Over seven days, events will bring together entrepreneurs, developers, corporate leaders, regulators and government services for a series of talks, workshops, networking opportunities, a hackathon, culminating in a meeting of the ISO TC307 group that will discuss standards around the emerging technology.

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Here’s how Ireland is contributing to blockchain’s breakthrough

In late May, Ireland will become a hive of blockchain activity. Over seven days, events will bring together entrepreneurs, developers, corporate leaders, regulators and government services for a series of talks, workshops, networking opportunities, a hackathon, culminating in a meeting of the ISO TC307 group that will discuss standards around the emerging technology.

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08-04-2019
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Trust is a bedrock attribute when it comes to the food supply. Consumers want to know that the provenance and safety of their food can be assured, which has opened the door in the agricultural world to the heralded, 21st-century technology of blockchain. Initially created to enable cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, this distributed ledger software technology has been embraced by the financial services industry as well as in other safety-conscious arenas such as healthcare, insurance and more.

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Ireland Becomes an International Laboratory for Innovative Blockchain Projects in Ag-Tech

Trust is a bedrock attribute when it comes to the food supply. Consumers want to know that the provenance and safety of their food can be assured, which has opened the door in the agricultural world to the heralded, 21st-century technology of blockchain. Initially created to enable cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, this distributed ledger software technology has been embraced by the financial services industry as well as in other safety-conscious arenas such as healthcare, insurance and more.

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06-03-2019
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Even by the hyper-growth standards of the technology industry, Park Place Technologies stands out for its rapid recent rise. Last year, the company had its sixth successive ranking on the Inc. 5000 list of the USA’s fastest-growing private companies. In the past 18 months, it closed 10 acquisitions spanning Latin America, Asia and Europe.

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In a Good Place

Even by the hyper-growth standards of the technology industry, Park Place Technologies stands out for its rapid recent rise. Last year, the company had its sixth successive ranking on the Inc. 5000 list of the USA’s fastest-growing private companies. In the past 18 months, it closed 10 acquisitions spanning Latin America, Asia and Europe.

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