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“Going paperless” is no longer just a trend; bullet point on organisation’s sustainability plan or sticker on young millennial’s recycled backpack (yes, it’s a thing). Reduction of paper waste and bad practices associated with handling important documents in hard-copies is becoming necessity. The new technologies enabling storing, sharing and updating documents in digital
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Researchers have made transparent glass panes that darken in the sun’s glare and also act as solar panels. The smart windows, reported in the journal Nature Communications, could reduce a building’s air-conditioning demand while also while generating electricity. Color-changing glass is used in transition eyeglass lenses that become tinted in sunlight. It
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Local authorities are being asked to deliver in a way that they have never done before, and they have met that challenge in a wholesome and committed way, Darragh O’Brien, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage said at a seminar focused on sharing good practice across local authorities. At the ‘Good Practice in Local […]
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The public can now view all the activities of the Four Dublin Local Authorities on their Public Trello board. From Smart Mobility Hubs, to Way-Finding Apps, Smart Street Furniture to Connected Life Buoys, a wide variety of smart projects are now live, helping to improve services and quality of life for Dubliners.  The Smart Dublin […]
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Organisations must develop a cyber strategy and culture that considers the human element if they are to minimise the associated financial, legal and reputational consequences of potential security breaches, writes Sarah Hipkin of Mazars Top-level executives are fully aware of the harm cybersecurity breaches can inflict on an organisation, and that having the right
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council launched the world’s first solar powered smart bench which includes cycling equipment on 10 September in the Smart Sandyford Business District.  An Cathaoirleach, Councillor Shay Brennan said “dlr have consistently shown leadership by being a national test-bed for a wide range of energy innovations, from internal systems to public
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On Friday 24 January 2020, Athlone Institute of Technology and Westmeath County Council officially opened an ‘Athlone IT Learning Gate’ at the Mullingar e-Working Centre, Áras an Chontae, Mount Street, Mullingar, ensuring Higher Education opportunities are available to those living and working in Mullingar and its surrounding regions. The Athlone IT Learning Gate, a
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Esri’s digital mapping technology used by local authority to manage housing, planning, finance, property management, roads, environment and customer service Tech is enabling Council to complete double the number of housing inspections per year Council has created a number of engaging story maps to promote tourism in the region Esri Ireland, the market leader in […]
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Fingal Voices is an app which allows citizens to ask questions, respond to surveys and engage in dialogue with Council departments. An innovative pilot project to engage with traditionally unheard voices through the Fingal Voices smartphone app has been launched by Fingal County Council. Fingal Voices is an app which allows citizens to ask questions, […]