About

Digital Innovation Facility

The Data Value Hub for Ireland North East provides a dedicated Digital Innovation facility for an wide range of Enterprises across the North East region.

 

Our vision is to realise competitive advantage for Enterprises through Data Value.

 

We work with Enterprises to identify the right Technology to help them win. We focus on how to exploit data to find Better Ways of Working.

 

Located in Monaghan town, The Hub is founded on a partnership model with local Enterprises.
The Hub advances a digital technology agenda, enabling Enterprises to benefit from Technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Edge Computing and Autonomous Things.

The Hub

We have 3 programmes to help your Enterprise;

  1. Incubator Projects to build self-sufficiency in Enterprises
  2. Technology Upskilling including Online Courses, open days, webinars, guest lectures and workshops
  3. Industry 4.0 Readiness Assessments

 

At its core, the Hub creates a diverse and expert collaboration that helps to future-proof the North East region’s economy through Productivity and Product Differentiation across all sectors.

 

The Hub’s activities are open and inclusive. We facilitate open days, guest lectures, school visits, collaborative workshops and information days on valuable and emerging Digital trends.

 

The Hub is part-funded by Enterprise Ireland. The key promoters are Monaghan County Council and Enterprising Monaghan whose activities support a Multi-Billion-Euro Agri-Food and Engineering sector within the county.

 

The Hub have formed strategic partnerships with key expert organisations including INSIGHT ( https://www.insight-centre.org/ ); ICHEC ( https://www.ichec.ie/ ) and IMR ( https://imr.ie/ ).

 

We also have the formal support of leading global technology companies, including Microsoft and Intel.

What is our Strategy?

Sustainable Enterprises via Data Value

2020 – CURRENT STATE TOP 7 INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT FUTURE STATE 2024 – FUTURE STATE
Low adoption of Digital Build Sustainable Digital Capability within Enterprises to fuel growth Sustainable Growth with Digital
Few Graduates in the Region Build Careers for STEM Graduates in the Region, 2x graduates in 3 years Sustainable Graduate pipeline
Weak links with Global Tech Establish Partnership model with Global Tech – Microsoft, Intel and others Partner with Global Tech
Weak connection to experts Establish Formal links with experts – IMR, ICHEC, INSIGHT and others Formal Expert alignment
No Demonstration projects Build Incubator for Digital Projects in Enterprises with fast payback 30 Projects complete
Disjointed Training & Education Develop Educational Programmes suited to Enterprise Need on AI, EC, AS Integrated Education & Training
Weak Collaboration Develop Membership Model for Enterprises to gain through collaboration Strong Collaborative Membership
TOP 5 UNDERLYING ASSUMPTIONS
Enterprises will continue to grow fast, Technology needs to be ready
Customers will demand more innovation, more data, more frequently, now
Cyber Threats will grow in scale, risk and severity
People expect the same IT experience at work that they get at home
Data Value Hub is partner of choice for Enterprises

Stakeholders

BOARD

Paul Clifford, John McEntegart, Peter Woods, Brian Quinn, Finbarr Daly

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Kieran McCorry, Bernadette McGahon, Paul Clifford, John McEntegart, Peter Woods, Brian Quinn, Finbarr Daly

CEO

John Shaw

STAKEHOLDERS

Local Enterprises, Start-Ups, FDI Enterprises, Colleges, Local Government, National Technology Centres, National Research Centres, Chambers of Commerce, Support Agencies & Organisations

Culture

The Hub has a culture of Openness and Innovation. We focus on Results and believe in Teamwork.
We bring Leadership and Energy to the work we do for Enterprises.

2023 STRATEGY

SUSTAINABLE ENTERPRISE VIA DATA VALUE

  • Initiatives & Plan of Record
  • KPIs & Objectives
  • Budget : Income and Expenditure
  • Capability Assessment & Benefits Realisation
  • Body of Knowledge & Standards
  • Forums