Azure Websites is a Microsoft PaaS (Platform as a Service) offering which allows publishing Websites running on multiple frameworks and written in different programming languages. This means both Microsoft proprietary technologies and interestingly 3rd party ones too.Read more
Terence O'Donnell, Project Management Director discusses the challenges of applying effective project management to corporate/non-profit collaboration.Read more
I am writing this from our office in Sheffield. But I could easily be writing this from our Dublin HQ, from home… even at a local coffee shop. Or a non-local one. I have made notes for this article using my mobile phone and tablet – both of which synchronise up to the cloud so those notes are always available whatever device I am on. I have jotted down ideas whilst at the airport, on a train, sat in an office and at those ubiquitous coffee shops and I am weaving them together now for this piece.Read more
Cloud – That great catch-all to solve all IT problems in the future. Or so many IT companies & departments would have you believe. But is that really the case? Of course, it can address some imminent challenges that companies face, such as replacing aging hardware infrastructure or placing a ‘cost-per-user’ model onto your email requirements for cost manageability, but these decisions in isolation do not make for strategy.Read more
If you’ve ever read the much loved Dr Seuss book you will know that the main messages centred around the perceived hollowness and commercialisation of the Christmas season and also the huge amount of waste that modern society casts aside once their passing fancies have been fulfilled. You would also know, therefore, that it all culminates in a – spoiler alert - happy ending where the Christmas spirit shines through and the Grinch gets to understand what Christmas is all about and is happily accepted into the bosom of the Whoville folk for a truly memorable festive holiday.Read more
As of late I have received a couple of cover letters which give off a negative impression of the applicant, rather than highlighting skills it was more a list of demands. A cover letter is used to entice the hiring manager/recruiter to view your resume. You want to leave the reader wanting more and feeling positive about opening your resume. Bottom line is; if you are going to use a cover letter make sure it’s a good one!Read more
So, you’ve applied for the job and you’ve got an interview. Many people think the next step is to turn up to the company’s office and sit through the interview. The better prepared a candidate is, the easier it is to stand out from the competition. We have outlined some useful tips below which will help you in the preparation for your interview.
Do your researchRead more