Company Benefits

We work with companies in the digital technology sector to deliver programmes for your staff which meet company needs.

Grant-aid for Training

The Network is grant-aided from the National Training Fund so that companies can avail of subsided fees for training and education courses.


We develop and fund programmes to prepare job seekers for your company recruitment needs.

Upcoming Events

We host free seminars and networking events for management and staff on topics of relevance to the sector.

Upcoming Courses and Events

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Career Planning for the Software Sector - Free to eligible Jobseekers
Start Date 26th November     Location Dublin
Masters of Science (MSc) in Product Management
Start Date 1st December     Location Dublin
Career Planning for the Software Sector - Free to eligile Jobseekers
Start Date 12th December     Location Cork
Cloud Essentials for Architects using OpenStack
Start Date 18th December     Location Dublin
Scala Executive Product Management - Quickstart Product Management
Start Date 4th February     Location Dublin


New Scala Executive programme to improve product management skills within Irish software organisations

This month sees a first for Ireland, with the launch of a suite of new Product Management  programmes – Scala Executive.

Scala Executive, a series of 4 workshops being held in Dublin, commences in September 2014 and finishes in February 2015. Each course centres on key product management areas which will help drive revenue growth, reduce lost sales and shorten the sales process.


Workshops include Discovering Customer Requirements, Product Roadmapping, Strategic Pricing and Quickstart Product Management and are suitable for all executives tasked with leading or delivering product management capability.

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Latest News

ISA Techbrew: Crowdfunding - A funding source for Software Companies

Bookings are now open for the final ISA TechBrew of 2014, which will take place in Four Dame Lane, on Thursday 4th December @
7.00pm - 9.00pm Thursday 4th December 2014
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Get your companys' Excellence in Talent Development recognised!

The ISA Software Industry awards take place on Friday 21st November 2014 at 7.30pm in Double Tree by Hilton. We are sponsoring the Excellence in
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37% of projects fail due to inaccurate requirements gathering

ISA Software Skillnet launches Scala Executive programme to address product management skills gap in Irish software
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Ellen Gottesdiener to run first workshop as part of Scala Executive programme

Ellen Gottesdiener world leading expert and author of Discover to Deliver: Agile Product Planning and Analysis will run the Discovering Customer
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New Scala Executive Programme

Scala Executive is a series of 4 workshops being held in Dublin. Each course centres on key product management areas which will help drive revenue
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What we do

Grant support for training for software and technology staff
Technical, commercial and executive programmes

Free membership open to all private or commercial semi-state companies based in the Republic of Ireland

Flexible training solutions delivered by leading sector providers
100% funded training and workplacement for job-seekers matched to company roles
Technology seminars from top national and international experts

The ISA Software Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme,

an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills