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  • Looking Back at a Successful NILGA Conference 2017

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 17th Oct 2017

    Last week we attended the NILGA's annual conference, a key event that promotes the sharing of knowledge, skills and ideas throughout the local government sector. This year's event was focused around the economy and the global opportunities that are available to help transform the local government sector in Northern Ireland. In attendance were some of the most influential and innovative local government professionals in Northern Ireland,

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  • Mallon Technology Colleague Joins Trinity College Mentoring Series

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 10th Oct 2017

    Mallon Technology colleague, Ian Hand, has recently joined the Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Alumni-to-Student mentoring series for the academic year ahead. The mentoring series presents an opportunity for alumni to help students by sharing their experiences and expertise in their respective industry. Support from alumni could take many forms from one-to-one meetings to email or phone chats and are an opportunity for students to gain a

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  • IRLOGI host Open Street Map Webinar

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 9th Oct 2017

    The Irish Organisation for Geographic Information ( IRLOGI) have announced that they will be hosting a webinar this month into the state of Open Street Map in Ireland. Taking place on Wednesday 11th October at 1pm (BST), the webinar, which is to be hosted by Ciaran Staunton from Fingal County Council, will provide information about Open Street Map, the state of play for Ireland and will mention an initiative to put Open Street Map Ir

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  • European Regional Development Fund

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 22nd Sep 2017

    Mallon Technology has received an Invest Northern Ireland Grant for Research and Development, supporting company innovation in services, products and processes. Part financed by the Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme for Northern Ireland co financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The project, recorded on the EDRF beneficiaries website, will be implemented over the next 12 months, aims to preserve our position as a lea

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  • Galway Fire Service migrates to Diamond Fire Web

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 14th Sep 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Galway Fire & Rescue Service have become the latest Fire Service within Ireland to have chosen Diamond Fire Web Building Control and Fire Software to manage and maintain their premises based records. Galway Fire & Rescue Service have upgraded from their legacy Diamond Fire system to Diamond Fire Web, the ultimate premises based tracking and reporting solutions for Fire and Building Control Authorities

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  • Mallon Technology Awarded Digitisation & Georeferencing Project

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 12th Sep 2017

    We are proud to announce that we have been awarded a project to scan, digitally capture & georeference a collection of maps for the Office of Public Works (OPW). The OPW is the lead state agency for Flood Risk Management in the Republic of Ireland, helping to minimise the impact of flooding through sustainable planning. The mission of the OPW is to use their experience and expertise to provide innovative, effective and sustainable sha

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  • Successful Presentation at INSPIRE Conference 2017

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 8th Sep 2017

    This week, Mallon Technology colleague, Calvin McCoy, successfully delivered a presentation to the delegates in attendance at the INSPIRE Conference 2017. The conference took place over four 2 days in two countries, with delegates in attendance from across the European Union. The aim of this year's conference was to contribute to the implementation of the INSPIRE Directive by 2020, with a focus on incentives for strengthening cross-borde

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  • We're Attending the NILGA Conference 2017

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 6th Sep 2017

    Mallon Technology is delighted to announce that we will be attending this year's Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA) Annual Conference. The NILGA is the representative body for all 11 councils in Northern Ireland and is responsible for promoting, developing, and championing local government by forming regional approaches to key issues affecting the sector. Their annual conference is a key event for the region, he

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  • Are you GDPR ready?

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 24th Aug 2017

    Are you ready for the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)? Approved and adopted by the EU parliament, enforcement of the new GDPR is now less than a year away! Read on to see how you can get ready for GDPR. What is GDPR? The new GDPR has been designed to provide individuals with greater control over their personal data, establishing one single set of data protection rules across Europe. The aim of the GDPR is to prot

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