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Richard Kirk


  • Belfast cars

    Cars in cities waste spaceSubscription

    21 June, 2018

    Space in our cities is becoming increasingly under pressure.

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    Viewpoint | Innovative infrastructureSubscription

    22 December, 2016

    ICE President Tim Broyd recently visited Northern Ireland to promote the role of digital innovation in our industry.

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    Viewpoint | IT – the key to smarter cities?Subscription

    4 February, 2016

    Cities are our future. More than half of the world’s population lives in cities; experts forecast that figure will rise to 80% by 2050.

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    The importance of mentoringSubscription

    5 March 2015

    I recently came across the autobiography of the former chief technology officer of Intel, Pat Gelsinger, and as I flicked through the first few pages I was surprised to see a chapter given to the topic of mentoring.

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    Embracing apprenticeships: Refocusing minds on lifelong learningSubscription

    18 February, 2014

    Like many words, the term ‘apprentice’ is surrounded by misconceptions. It is seen by some as being limited to trade and craft professions, low paid and with little prospect of professional development. Such opinions could not be further from the truth.