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  • Mallon on the Map

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 29th Apr 2013

    Mallon Technology has announced the launch of MallonMap – our retail outlet now supplying OSNI (Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland) mapping and data. Having undertaken the OSNI licensed partnership programme, MallonMap is now open to both trade and the public as an OSNI distributor. Until now, availability of OSNI mapping was largely limited to OSNI headquarters in Belfast. The opening of MallonMap, as the sole supplier in Mid-Ulst

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  • Department of Social & Family Affairs

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 29th Apr 2013

    Mallon Technology has been awarded and undertaken the data capture of up to 1,000,000 tax contribution records for the Department of Social and Family Affairs, Ireland. Based in one of our Dublin offices, the main objectives of the project are to capture and store in electronic format pre-1979 contribution data on the Central Records System (CRS) and to make the data available to scheme systems/sections to support the determination of eligi

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  • Eurogi Imagine Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 18th Feb 2013

    This March we will be attending the EUROGI ImaGIne Conference, which will take place from the 7-8! It is the last of three linked conferences taking place at the Convention Centre in the same week, all of which have jointly received the Irish Presidency Associated Event designation. The conference will kick off with the Eye on Earth User Conference which will last for two days, followed by Envirofi Day Conference and demonstrations. The m

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  • Technology at Work Conference

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 15th Feb 2013

    On the 19th of this month, Invest NI will put on a ‘Technology at Work’ conference in the Waterfront Hall, Belfast. The event will showcase the latest innovations and technology solutions developed by Northern Ireland businesses. The keynote speakers will include: Ian Philips of ARM Ltd on global technology trends; and Scott Berkun, author of Making Things Happen, on creative thinking and managing ideas. Ciara and David McQuillan are

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  • Framework agreement for Department of Environment

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 13th Feb 2013

    We have recently been shortlisted to provide GIS services to the Department of Environment Ireland on a framework agreement. By entering this partnership with the Department of Environment, we hope to provide them with better value for money, and foster a long-term relationship with them.

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  • Mallon Technology Present at IRLOGI

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 11th Feb 2013

    Paul Farrell, GIS Consultant with Mallon Technology, was selected to be listed amongst the presenters at the annual IRLOGI GIS Ireland 2010 event. The presentation, entitled “Mobile Rugged GIS – Agricultural Inspections”, was delivered at the conference recently held in Dublin. Paul elaborated on the Company’s Field Based GIS system which uses a convergence of technologies including Internet Mapping, GPS and GPRS/WIFI, deli

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  • AGI GeoCommunity 2012

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 11th Feb 2013

    Last September, one of our software developers, Brendan, attended AGI GeoCommunity 2012 conference in Nottingham. AGI GeoCommunity is the largest independent conference in the UK digital mapping and data calendar. The conference provides tangible insight and leadership in current GI issues via a range of keynote addresses and conference papers, a showcase exhibition, as well as by hands-on training and face-to-face delegate networking. Brend

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  • New Release of Diamond Fire

    By Andrew Bennett | Fri 8th Feb 2013

    We’ve been working hard on the next release of Diamond Fire. It’s a major release which has required work on virtually every form in the application and I’m itching to get it out. Due to the scope of the changes, we decided it was time to get serious about automated testing. We have been doing this on a limited scale up until now in the form of unit testing, but the nature of the application has made it difficult to unit test more tha

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  • Brendan is accepted onto the AGINI committee!

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 7th Feb 2013

    We're very pleased to announce that one of our software engineers, Brendan, has been appointed onto the AGINI committee. AGI Northern Ireland regional group was formed in 2001 to raise awareness of geographic information (GI) within Northern Ireland, and to encourage the sharing of knowledge between those with an interest in GI. This appointment has further strengthened our reputation as a market leader of GIS in Ireland, and proves that

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