Author Archives: conoreiremba

Closing thoughts on #ISYS8621: from the Fresh Prince & Paul Revere

To sign off on what has been a continuous stream of unique and unusual experiences for me this semester, I have put together a song in the tune of the Fresh Prince of Bell-Air. If you are not familiar with the sitcom that launched the career of Will Smith, you can click here to get […]

Mobile Betting: A Destructive Habit Waiting At Our Fingertips

The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket In the spirit of #ISYS8621, the idea for this blog came from my Twitter newsfeed. This week the NFL announced its first-ever U.S. sportsbook partnerships as Caesars Entertainment, DraftKings and FanDuel became Official Sports Betting Partners […]

Gather Round The Digital Water Cooler

We can all agree that the workplace has changed forever, as we now move closer to a hybrid workforce becoming the status quo. The hybrid model undoubtedly represents a different reality for many, but different may even be better, with many employees feeling the benefits of working remotely. But one challenge that companies must still […]

Is a Digital Safe Pass our golden ticket on the journey back to “Normality”?

This blog is an introduction to a presentation which will give an insight into the role that digital technologies play in the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine. But during my research, I found myself asking, “OK, so what happens next?” COVID fatigue, we’ve all been there. More recently, I think we can each admit to […]

How many MBA students does it take to change a light bulb?

Leaving class after week one I must admit that I felt sense of trepidation at the uncertainty of the upcoming semester and the range of topics discussed for which I know so little about. However, after week two, that feeling has been replaced with enthusiasm. I have so many questions and there are even more […]

Living the American Dream in a Digital World: Initial Expectations for Emerging Technologies and Digital Business.

The Journey to Date Figure 1: Home is where the heart is, home is rural Ireland (view from my old bedroom) I was very fortunate to have grown up in rural Ireland, but it is a part of the world where the local population are notoriously agnostic to the embracement and effective utilization of digital […]