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What is a Pen test?

As a society, we do everything in our power to protect our homes from danger. We install security systems, fit fire alarms and make sure the front door is locked when we’re not there.   When it comes to protecting our servers and networks, the same level of care should be exercised. Yet despite our […]

Our top tools for effective teamwork and business management

Managing a business is no easy feat. From ensuring customer satisfaction to managing finances and constantly coming up with innovative commercial ideas – not to mention, recruitment, sales and marketing, and all the legal stuff – it’s no wonder only a third of businesses make it to their 10th anniversary*.   Thankfully, there are hundreds […]
eCommerce

6 key considerations when selecting the right eCommerce platform

It’s estimated that by 2021, Ireland’s eCommerce industry will be worth €14.1 billion. That’s double its current value and more than triple the €4.12 spent by online shoppers in 2012.   With a plethora of eCommerce platforms to choose from, it’s now easier than ever to create an online shopping experience for consumers. However, like […]
Keyboard Programming

Meet the brothers behind the business

Back in 2004, Ireland experienced an economic resurgence (remember Celtic Tiger II?), and the demand for skilled software providers was high. Brothers Paul and Gavin Doherty recognised this opportunity and thus, Software Design was born.   But a few years later, as we all know, the economy crashed. And while many companies struggled to survive, […]

What is software?

Software has transformed the way we work, the way we shop, and even the way we communicate. But what exactly is it?   Simply put, software is a set of instructions or commands used by a computer processor in order for it to perform a specific function. Broadly speaking, that function could be anything from […]