Why our schools need Computer Science

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HSE faces EU fines over procurement

At the weekend, the Independent published a story about HSE recruitment: HSE facing huge EU fines over tender delays

Alan Kelly faces questions in row over a state tender

The Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has come under scrutiny and has “serious questions to answer” according to Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy, over his meeting last December with Labour TD Brendan Ryan and Task Community Care, a company that was the successful bidder in a state tender.

How looking at different buying signals could boost your sales opportunities

I’ve arrived at Dreamforce 15 in San Francisco for a week of innovation, fun, giving back and learning about the latest trends in sales and marketing automation. As I walk around, I’m struck by the number of firms with really cool technologies that turn customer engagement into real sales. One thing that’s noticeably absent (although it’s a big conference, I may not have found it yet) are solutions that specifically address competitive selling – where the buyer isn’t looking to engage with you and, worse, is forcing you to sell through a process with a proposal at the end!

Mentoring for Scale - a new initiative for startups

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TenderScout at Munster SME Business Summit

TenderScout are delighted to be speaking at the Munster SME Business Summit in Limerick Nov 14th.

A seminar hosted by Denis Naughten

A seminar hosted by Denis Naughten in Athlone recently heard that only around 1 percent of local businesses win a share of the €9 billion available in public sector contracts.

Subjective selection in tendering is the road to chaos

Knowing how the system works is the key to improved procurement results for SMEs, says Tony Corrigan, CEO, TenderScout.

The five minute CIO: Tony Corrigan

Collaboration and communication help to avoid expensive mistakes in IT projects, without sacrificing the ability to change as the work progresses, says Tony Corrigan, strategic consultant and founder of online platform TenderScout, which helps SMEs win public sector contracts...

Silicon Republic - Startup of the Week

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