Guest Blog – Rocking the Future Health Summit

Thursday 25th of May 2016, The eHealth Festival rocked the stage at the Future Health Summit in City West. No festival would be complete without some audio visual fireworks and with this in mind, we opened with a powerful music video painstakingly produced by Elaine Naughton The video, which wouldn’t have been out of place… Read More

Guest Blog – It’s time staff go front of screen on social media.

It’s better for everyone – the brand, the customer and your organization. I attended the biggest social media marketing conference in San Diego recently and its clear the tempo and direction of social media is changing. If you thought the digital age had been and gone, well you are gravely mistaken. “This is the fastest… Read More

The future is bright and the future of healthcare is data…

In healthcare we have landed on the moon many times with small steps for man and giant leaps for mankind. Data is the next big Neil Armstrong moment for healthcare! In 1853, Florence Nightingale started what we know today as the modern profession of nursing. Interestingly she also helped popularise the graphical presentation of statistical… Read More

Starting something new…

In February 2015, our new CIO Richard Corbridge asked me if I would take on the challenge of leading our drive to build Projects, Programme & Portfolio Management (PPPM) division, within what would become the new Operating Model for the freshly renamed Office of the CIO. After our conversation, it took me all of 5 minutes… Read More

Reflections on eHealth Summit 15.

12 months ago at the inaugural eHealthSummit in Croke Park in Dublin, I was asked to speak at the Locknote panel on the challenges for eHealth and the Implementation of the eHealth Strategy in the next 12 months. Top of my wish list for enabling the eHealth Strategy was the implementation and availability of the… Read More

The Trends Driving Data Analysis

Our aim at Qlik isn’t remote or technical, it’s about people and how they use information; our goal is “simplifying decisions for everyone, everywhere”. The NIHR Clinical Research Network began using our QlikView Business Intelligence (BI) software in 2012 in order to do just that – to help people make better informed, collaborative decisions about… Read More

Keeping it real, My IT dot to do

At high school it became a yearly tradition (to my mother’s happiness) that I received the pastoral award for my contribution towards caring for fellow students. When asked the popular question, ‘What do you want to do when you grow up?’ my answer, though vague, always included the statement ‘to work with people.’  I do… Read More

Cirque Du CIO

It is widely acknowledged that there is a shortage of women in senior STEM roles across public and private sectors. Much has been written about how to engage with the next generation of IT leaders to encourage uptake of women into the tech industry, without many concrete ideas of what needs to change. Increasingly the… Read More

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