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Enterprise Architecture Development

Enterprise Architecture development involves defining current state architecture, planning for future state architecture, evaluating different scenarios and developing orientation points, processes and principles for the architecture. The concept usually contains both a framework and a process of developing and implementing the EA. Its development and implementation must be managed and governed and focus its attention […]

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What is Enterprise Architecture’s purpose?

Enterprise Architecture’s purpose is often to help a business in the following ways: To optimize fragmented processes (both manual and automated) into an integrated environment that is responsive to change and supportive of the delivery of the business strategy. e.g. The rapid growth of Dell has led it to be a multi-national company which provides […]

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What is Enterprise Architecture?

Enterprise Architecture is the high-level analysis and documentation of an enterprise in its current and future states of an integrated strategy, business, and technology perspective.An enterprise is an organisation or sub-activity whose boundary can be defined by common-held goals, processes and resources and one common reporting centre. Enterprise Architecture is driven by strategic goals and […]

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What is Microfinance Ireland?

According to Central Statistics Office, in 2012, the majority of enterprises (90.7%) in the business economy in Ireland are micro enterprises . Given the size and importance of micro enterprises Microfinance Ireland was formed as part of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs. The state-backed loan fund provides loans of €2,000 up to €25,000 to businesses […]

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What makes NDRC a good incubator?

What makes NDRC a good incubator looking from the perspective of an entrepreneur? I was going about minding my own business and then the following headline caught my eye. NDRC ranked no. 2 University Business Accelerator in the world by UBI Global Index. This motivated me to find out about NDRC. What is it and […]

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Sharing Economy, Open Source and Open Innovation future for a start-up?

How about sharing economy, open source or open innovation to hire people with spending as little capital as possible and having an innovative idea really wanted by the customer? Is there a better way for a start-up to achieve success? Three things required to create a successful start-up are as following:- Good People Product/service consumer […]

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Tax Reliefs for Start-ups in Ireland

Here are some of the tax reliefs and incentives available in Ireland which could offer a way to support your dream ICT start-up. After years of working for someone else, a person acquires the skills and knowledge to start a business. However, the unavailability of start-up capital holds them back. Imagine using the tax you […]

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How to have a successful Crowdfunding campaign in Ireland

This blog is a continuation of crowdfunding and presents some of the tips to ensure a successful crowdfunding campaign in Ireland. Few tips are crowdfunding campaign in Ireland :- Strategic Social Media Campaign It is helpful to think about backers and pick the network to match the marketing and content strategies to supporters of the project. Customization […]