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by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass take Exhibitor Sponsorship at British Water ‘Data and Analytics’ conference

Compass Informatics works with selected UK water companies to deliver the Compass BIO biosolids operation, compliance and management platform.  workflow, compliance, sensor integration, GIS.   We will exhibit at the British Water conference “Data & Analytics: Unlocking value for the Water Industry“, and demonstrate our capabilities in analytics, statistical analysis, GIS, data strategy. **** The millions … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass Informatics – Sponsored boat hits the Corrib waters

Compass Informatics has provided sponsorship support to Cumann Rámhaíochta Choláiste na Coiribe (CRCC), Galway’s Irish language and ever-growing rowing club. This very welcome sponsorship enabled the club to buy a brand new four person racing boat, giving a 25% increase in training capacity and setting them up for growth and national titles. Announcing the support, … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Geoscience Ireland and its tech & analytics outlier – Compass Informatics

Geoscience is a broad term which encompasses a broad array of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines and applications. The geoscience sector is an important one for the Irish economy, with Indecon recently valuing the sector as having an overall economic impact of more than €3 billion and employing 24,700 people in 2016.  Supporting … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Peace of mind processes always in place!

Compass Informatics has been certified under the Cyber Essentials process. The Cyber Essentials Certificate certifies that the organisation was assessed as meeting the Cyber Essentials implementation profile published in February 2017 and thus that, at the time of testing, the organisation’s ICT defences were assessed as satisfactory against commodity based cyber attack. Cyber Essentials supplements our ISO9001 and 27001-based processes, … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Released! Mapping & data access system for our wild species

Ireland’s planning and conservation sectors receive a welcome tech boost from the National Biodiversity Data Centre and Compass Informatics March 21, 2018 Ireland’s planners, environmental consultants, local authorities, biological recorders, researchers, NGOs, private and public bodies, will be pleased to learn of the release of a major upgrade to the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s freely … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Citi Logik Limited and Compass Informatics Limited join forces in location analytics

Citi Logik Limited and Compass Informatics Limited join forces to develop advanced Location Analytics capability across the Island of Ireland. More about Compass Citi Logik services here… While visiting Dublin as part of the UK Department for International Trade mission today, Citi Logik, the UK big data Location Insights company, which provides advanced mobile network … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Pobal HP Deprivation Index 2016 launched

The latest national “deprivation index”, commissioned by the independent agency Pobal and drawing on 2016’s census data, lays bare the entrenched inequality in Irish society, with disadvantage and advantage remaining stubbornly present in particular geographical areas (Irish Times news report). Working with Pobal, researchers Trutz Haase and Jonathan Pratschke, who compiled the study, note affluence is highest in … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Launch of 2016 Pobal HP Deprivation Index

Launch of 2016 Pobal HP Deprivation Index Friday, 8th September 2017 Pobal has today launched the 2016 Pobal HP Deprivation Index through our online portal, Pobal Maps. The index provides a method of measuring the relative affluence or disadvantage of a particular geographical area using data compiled from various censuses. It is a key resource … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Sheela-na-Gigs map draws some interest

Back in April, the Heritage Council and HeritageMaps.ie released the latest dataset mapping Ireland’s mysterious Sheela-na-Gigs. The press coverage generated a big boost in visitor numbers to the mapping resource.  Blame the Sheelas. Radio interview with Pat Reid on Radio Kerry: http://www.radiokerry.ie/sheela-na-gig-symbol-ancient-subversion-sexuality-april-25th-2017/ Speaking about the new Sheela-na-Gig map, Michael Starrett, Heritage Council Chief Executive explained … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

All-Ireland Pollinator Plan – Marking a year of action

To mark a year since the publication of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan, and the recent Junior Pollinator Plan publications – in both English and Irish – we provide a short overview of this important initiative. The National Biodiversity Data Centre is operated by Compass Informatics on behalf of the Heritage Council, Ireland. The Centre combines … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Discovering local heritage – heritagemaps.ie

Interested in what’s around you? Want to find out more about your local heritage? Check out HeritageMaps.ie – a rich resource that Compass Informatics has had the opportunity to work on through various phases over recent years. It is a key initiative of the Heritage Council, Ireland. This  map viewer is  the A-Z of Ireland’s heritage … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Biodiversity Ireland: Issue 13 on sale now with proceeds going to Special Olympics Ireland

Compass Informatics operates the National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, on behalf of the Heritage Council and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.  The Centre publishes a regular high quality publication which is typically available for free. However in support of the annual collection day for Special Olympics Ireland, Biodiversity Ireland will be for … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Compass sponsor OSGeo Paris 2016 Code Sprint

Compass Informatics was delighted to provide sponsorship support and to attend the OSGeo Paris Code Spring in February. This continues our support of information and location technologies events, be they open source or generally focused.  We are active users of open source tools, often alongside .Net technologies, or proprietary GIS such as Esri ArcGIS.  A … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Heritage Council supports 70 jobs plus a community-focused heritage grants programme

The Heritage Council, on behalf of whom we at Compass Informatics operate the National Biodiversity Data Centre, will support 70 full-time jobs this year, and operate a €500,000 community grants programme. The Data Centre’s work reflects the opportunities for high value employment in information management and technology, within the heritage and environment sector. The 70 full-time jobs that will … Continued

by Gearoid O'Riain

Identifying and Recording Ireland’s Biodiversity – 2016 Workshop Programme

Our colleagues at the National Biodiversity Data Centre are delighted to announce our workshop programme for 2016. Visit the Centre’s website for more information. Workshop fees: €20 for standard workshops and €50 for those tailored to the professional ecologist. Book online at: www.biodiversityireland.ie/events/.

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