Changing roles in a pandemic

In 2020 eir NI’s then newly appointed regional director, Philip O’Meara, faced the task of starting his role leading a team of 26 without meeting any of them in person. In this blog, Philip talks about his strategy for getting … Continued

The future of work: blended model to dominate

The global pandemic has been the ultimate disruptor of how we work. Most organisations were unprepared for the overnight shift to homeworking, but have made it work and since then it has become part of the vernacular. Should organisations now … Continued

How DX ready is your Infrastructure?

It almost feels like the race is on. It won’t be an easy race and there is no finish line. But those who lead the race will be the ones to get the crowd’s attention and leave their competitors behind. … Continued

Career Perspectives from a Technical Architect

Like many other people working in the telecoms industry, I didn’t grow up thinking I was going to be a ‘Technical Architect’, the job simply didn’t exist! Given the ongoing pace of digital and communications change, young people today face … Continued

Apprenticeships in the Hot Seat

Northern Ireland is fast approaching a technology talent deficit with the 2017 NI Skills Barometer Report forecasting a need for an additional 400 engineering and technology graduates – and a similar number of maths and computer science graduates – each … Continued

Innovation, Powered by People

Darren Lemon, General Manager at eir Business NI, talks about the race to innovate in order to keep pace with evolving demand, available technologies and tech savvy citizens. According to Lemon, in this race to innovate, the public sector’s most … Continued