- We take a look at some of the most-viewed and most-shared videos on the web. This week features some Oscar-worthy performances from cute animals, the commander of the dark side in the happiest place on Earth, a safety briefing everyone will want to listen to, some manly encouragement for Movember, 250 movies in two and a half minutes and the only way to settle things – hoop-off! | >>>>
- Tech start-up of the week: iGeotecOur tech start-up of the week is iGeotec, a geospatial technology spin-out from NUI Maynooth that has developed a geoinformatics platform based in the cloud that handles GPS, digital mapping, sensors, spatial analytics, mobile and web-location enabled services. | >>>>
- Spot the International Space Station with new NASA serviceUS space agency NASA has announced a new service to help earthlings spot the International Space Station when it is overhead. | >>>>
- OPINION – Ireland’s public sector needs greater direction on legal implications of cloud computingIreland’s public service needs to develop a greater understanding of the legal implications of cloud computing in terms of where the data resides, argues Dr Bob Strunz from the University of Limerick. | >>>>
From economic disasters to natural disasters across the world, the importance of supply chain management (SCM) has never been more critical to the bottom line of a business, a survey by PwC claims.
The survey suggests supply chain leaders deliver better than average financial results, enjoying twice the profitability advantage over laggards and a 17-point on-time delivery percentage advantage.
Interest in next-generation technology is growing and more than 50pc of survey respondents are planning to implement new process automation or transparency.
More than two-thirds think sustainability will play a more prominent role in supply chains in the future. Leer más “Supply chain management critical to the bottom line and business survival”
A new info graphic charting the rise and rise of Google+ predicts Google’s social network will hit 400m users by 31 December 2012.
Some 20pc of Google +’s users are students, followed by software engineers (2.6pc) and consultants (1.9pc). Pop star Britney Spears has the most followers on Google+ with 1.9m followers, according to a new info graphic on Visual.ly.
The info graphic reveals that 42pc of Google+ users are single, 19.2pc are in a relationship, 27.3pc are married and 4.3pc are engaged. >>>> Leer más “Google+ to hit 400m users by December 2012 (infographic) | siliconrepublic.com”