SW ICT Regional Skills Inaugural Round Table

 In January 2019, the South-West Regional Skills Forum hosted its inaugural ICT round-table with 20+ SMEs and MNC from across the region. The round-table, chaired by Denis Mc Carthy, CEO, FEXCO & subsequent deep-dive skills needs audits completed by companies, highlighted key pipeline & upskilling needs clustering around: software validation/quality; technical sales; fin-tech; dev ops; general programming/software devt/architecture; cyber security; data analytics; & AI.


S. Ryan, Aspen Grove, B. Savage, Dell EMC, D. Mc Carthy, Fexco & SWRSF Chair at our 2019 ICT Skills Requirements Planning Round-Table


Initial solutions to needs identified at our Q1 2019 Round-Table.  Online delivery of 90% funded upskilling Dev Ops; AI & Lean UX programmes commenced 2019/2020 academic year. 

The first round of new upskilling programme solutions in AI, Dev Ops, and Lean UX, developed by IT Tralee, successfully secured 90% Springboard funding with online delivery commencing in 2019/2020.  

Next steps skills developing solutions work is underway in general programming/software development/architecture & cyber security. To keep informed of our ICT work or to discuss skills needs specific to your company please click here