Prof Ed Curry makes case for National Data Infrastructure in TechCentral

Submitted on Thursday, 10/02/2022

The new National Digital Strategy lists a series of commitments designed to kick off Ireland’s digital transformation consisting of universal connectivity, digital skills for all, digital public services, and digital support for small businesses.

All these elements are critical, but to really drive digital transformation in Ireland we need to get serious about building a data infrastructure. Much like national electrification in the 1930s, a data infrastructure is the grid that will connect and support all elements of the digital strategy wish list. Read Prof Curry’s case for a national data grid in TechCentral