Category Archives: ICT Telecoms and Technology

Hi-tech care

Julie-Ann Augusto manages the telecare and telehealth services in the South Eastern Trust’s area, which covers Ards, Down, North Down and Lisburn districts. Both involve the remote monitoring of patients who are...

Teaching and technology

Education policy advisor Richard Hanna explains the importance of ICT in education and outlines ways in which schools can be more “sophisticated” in using technology to support teaching and learning. Policy makers...

Incorporating ICT

Learning restrictions can be removed by using ICT, according to two principals who spoke to Meadhbh Monahan about the effects that embedding technology in their schools has had on their pupils’ performance....

The alternative

While not a traditional political sticking point, ICT has become a vital part of the public sector. Ryan Jennings looks at what a Conservative government could have in store. The Conservatives’ technology...

Quantifying data

An information explosion is well under way. Peter Cheney looks at its causes and effects. The near-collapse of the world’s banking systems, in the not too distant past, was partly triggered by...

Data & democracy

How open government and data releases make opportunities for developers, citizens and journalists. Data release is not a natural vote-winner but for governments on both sides of the Atlantic, it is increasingly...

Going digital

Ryan Jennings looks at the problems expected as we go digital. Television across the UK has been going digital since 2008. We haven’t heard much about it here but three regions have...

Scanner security

Tighter airport security has inevitably followed the foiled bomb attack over Detroit at Christmas, but opinions are divided over whether new checks will stop terrorists or simply invade privacy. Full body scanners...