Business, Data Analysis Resources, Data Visualization

An Analysis of the Impact of EU Membership on the Economic Development of Ireland

Recent economic recession and Brexit has raised doubts about the relationship with EU among member nations. This paper analyzes the public data from World Bank to determine the impact to the economic development of Ireland since joining the EU on 1st January 1973. The paper shows that EU membership has a positive relationship with the development of Ireland. Economy has transformed…

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Fact Table ETL
Business, Data Analysis Resources, Data Warehousing, ETL

Effect on Facebook’s Stock Price after Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Recently, Facebook is in news almost daily for its inability to prevent Cambridge Analytica(CA) from gathering personal data from 87 million users. CA used the harvested data to profile users to predict voting patterns in 2016 US presidential elections. Some of the important dates for the event are: March 16, 2018: The news broke of the scandal March 21, 2018:…

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Indigenous Innovation in Ireland
Business, Innovation

Steps to improve Indigenous Innovation in Ireland

Among the contributions of Joseph Schumpeter to economics was an understanding of long economic cycles, and how these are initiated by “clusters” of innovations (Schumpeter, 1939). Historically, there has been a remarkable coincidence between such clusters and legal changes which improve the protection of information. The institutional change that could stimulate the next long technological cycle is that of protecting…

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Horizon 2020 SME Instrument
Business, Funding, Innovation

Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Explained

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises that are EU-based or established in a country associated to Horizon 2020 SME Instrument can get EU funding and support for innovation projects that will help them grow and expand their activities into other countries in Europe and beyond. It offers support under the section Societal Challenges and the specific part Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEITs). The Horizon…

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Business, E-Business

Order fulfilment and Logistic Process

Order fulfillment and Logistic Process is an integral part of supply chain. To ensure it to b success, you have to: Making sure the customer will pay: Depending on payment material and prior arrangement, the validity of each payment must be determined. In B2B, the company’s financial institution may do this. In B2C, the customer usually prepays by credit card or…

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Business, E-Business

4 Key Terms in E-Business Explained

Supply Chain Integration is a close alignment and coordination within a supply chain often with the use of shared management information system. Supply chain refers to all inputs required to produce a product and fulfill a purchase. It is an effective and efficient way to maximize customer service index. B integrating processes of different links in the chain it is…

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Business, E-Business

Difference between Disintermediation, Re-intermediation and Counter mediation

Disintermediation means to remove intermediation from the supply chain. With the advent of internet based shopping in the 1990’s the term became the buzzword signifying the elimination of middlemen as a result of direct to consumer e-commerce methods and consumers dealing directly with service providers. The value of intermediaries varies and is influenced by factors such as technology, industry life…

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