16 August

Consultation Days - Evening Diploma courses

Here, at Fitzwilliam Institute Group, we take training standards very seriously. That’s why our experienced course experts have developed dynamic, interactive, case-study based, practical evening diploma courses, to hone Industry’s Best Practice and Skills. We want you to hit the ground running. That’s why we selected our trainers carefully - they are all world's top professionals. They work with winning teams all over the world. They…

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15 August

3 Keys to Creating Engaging Content

There’s nothing more frustrating than spending hours on a piece of content that you hope shines after publication, only for its message to be overlooked by your readers. To optimize your reach and ensure that readers really connect with the messages you have to offer, your content has to be fresh and exciting to read. Like a novel that’s hard to put down or an engaging…

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5 August

10 ways technology has changed the Olympics

With the summer’s sporting masterpiece now upon us, we look at 10 disciplines soon to come under the spotlight. How has technology changed the Games? From the naked eye to photo finishes, standard trunks to streamlined swim suits, technology has driven elite sport to new heights with every revisit of the Olympic Games. Given the two-year gap between each summer and winter edition, and the marketing opportunity…

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5 August

How data is supporting Team Ireland at the Olympics

Following a summer of smart use of sports data analysis, Emma Quinn finds out how Team Ireland is making use of data-driven insights for Rio 2016. Euro 2016 is over, Wimbledon has been won, the Tour de France has just ended and the Olympics are upon us. It has been another great summer for sport, and the ability to capture more data to optimise athletic performance…

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22 July

Subsea electricity cable linking Ireland and France powers ahead

The Celtic Interconnector is the name of a project aiming to hook Ireland up with the European electricity grid using an undersea cable to France. Capitalising on the visit of French President François Hollande today (21 July), the Irish government has revealed plans for the €1bn Celtic Interconnector. With a planned capacity of 700 megawatts, apparently enough to power 450,000 households, EirGrid and its French counterpart…

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22 July

13 incredible dream jobs you'll think we made up

Have what it takes to be a chief wombat cuddler, director of cat meme creation or chief birthday officer? No, we didn’t make those up. The notion of a dream job can differ from person to person. As the adage goes, if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life – but we all love different things. Even so, we think…

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15 July

Ireland's survival post-Brexit depends on cost, tax and talent

Ireland’s ability to navigate the choppy waters of change following the UK’s dramatic Brexit from the EU will depend on three things: keeping the 12.5pc corporate tax, keeping costs low and the ability to recruit from a pool of 500m people. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 2016 CEO Pulse Survey of Irish CEOs found that, aside from Brexit, key concerns include a lack of availability of key skills, which is at…

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15 July

Niantic to make Pokemon Go an advertiser's paradise

The team behind Pokémon Go, the augmented reality (AR) game that has broken all app records, has revealed it plans to open up the game to advertisers allowing for ‘sponsored locations’ within the game. The world has gone Pokémon Go mad. Even though the app is yet to officially hit app stores in many countries, it has already broken nearly every record imaginable. Since its launch, we’ve…

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15 July

The ozone layer is healing, and it could be intact again by 2050

We may have spent decades getting ourselves into the mess that is the depletion of the ozone layer, but now new research suggests it’s on the healing path thanks to our concerted effort to reduce harmful gases. It has been almost 30 years since nations around the world signed the Montreal Protocol to ban the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) from products like aerosols and refrigerators to…

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13 July

Google's AI is learning how to save your life

AlphaGo's uncanny success at the game of Go was taken by many as a death knell for the dominance of the human intellect, but Google researcher David Silver doesn't see it that way. Instead, he sees a world of potential benefits. This 11 outlet heavy duty 3020 Joules surge protector from APC provides the highest level of power... As one of the lead architects behind Google…

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