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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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  • National Ploughing Championships 2012

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 9th Oct 2012

    In September two Mallon Technology staff, Justin Kidd and William McCann, attended this year’s National Ploughing Championships in New Ross. You can read about William’s experience of the day below. On Wednesday the 26th of September Justin Kidd and I were lucky enough to attend one of Ireland’s largest festivals (without a Heineken stand or plastic cup in sight), the National Ploughing Championships. It is one of Europe’s larges

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  • Mallon Technology-Gold Sponsors of GIS Ireland 2012

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 6th Sep 2012

    We can’t wait to attend IRLOGI’s GIS Ireland 2012 conference at the Chartered Accountants House in Dublin on the 11th October. This year we’ll be attending as gold corporate sponsors, so come and check out our stand to find out about updates of our products and services, or just to say hello! Key speakers this year will include: Pat Howlin, Head of ICT at IDA Ireland; Damien McCloud, GIS Lead at Arup (UK); and Jim Irvine, Head of

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  • Louth County Archives Project

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 3rd Sep 2012

    We are delighted to have won a contract to digitise the Grand Jury book collection for Louth County Archives. The digitisation of the archive collection has been undertaken for the purpose of improving public access to the collection by way of an online facility, as well as to ensure its preservation. Mallon Technology has been working with Louth County Archives since 2005 providing scanning and reprographic services for their historical

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