Ireland’s dedicated eBusiness representative body, Digital Business Ireland, has today announced that it has joined forces with leading governance, risk, compliance and SaaS advisory company, Grouper Technology.

The partnership will aim to assist DBI businesses with their governance, risk, compliance and SaaS requirements as they work to adapt their current work systems and enhance their digital capacity.

Grouper Technology CEO, Mojtaba Akbari, has vast experience in transcending and dismantling technology silos, improving process, and operations integration and improving efficiency in business. He is an adviser on digital governance, risk and compliance portfolios across a multiple of organisations to include Aer Lingus.

Commenting on the partnership, Lorraine Higgins, Chief Executive of Digital Business Ireland said “The business world endured an unprecedented level of disruption in recent times and many have been forced to adapt and change their processes and pivot to digital to sustain their models. This brings new risks and opportunities, and so, this partnership made sense to us on a number of levels. Grouper is a leading advisory company in the governance, risk and compliance space and as businesses navigate the new digital landscape it is important they are equipped to deal with what lies ahead. Partnering with Grouper Technology means our members will be ready to meet these challenges and, more crucially, to offset them.”

Mojtaba Akbari, Founder and CEO of Grouper Technology said “We are delighted to partner with Digital Business Ireland who we have watched grow substantially in recent months. With the advent of Covid-19, technology and digital platforms are now playing an increasingly critical role in every aspect of businesses. Grouper Technology will help businesses unlock the full potential of the significant transformation businesses are currently undergoing while offering affordable solutions thereby ensuring secure platforms, efficient remote collaboration and integrated business organisational and development tools”.

This partnership will help support DBI businesses accelerate their digital transformations by bringing together crucial insights in areas such as eCommerce software, digital business strategy, online product ideation, online collaboration operating models and organisational change management”.


About DBI

Digital Business Ireland (DBI) is the voice of the Irish digital commerce sector. Set up in 2019, DBI counts over 3,200 businesses in its community with Health Stores Ireland, the Association of Fine Jewellers, County Kildare Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Inspire Network and IPAV among its affiliate members. It continues to grow its membership footprint across a wide range of online and digital businesses to include technology, retail, hospitality, professional services, travel, transport, education, leisure, agri-business and property.

DBI provides a range of services to its membership to include training and events, networking opportunities, general advisory, insights, advocacy and public policy influence all which facilitates digital businesses grow, thrive and achieve their ambitions.

About  Grouper

Grouper  helps corporations create innovative management systems, tools and technologies that empower quality assurance particularly relating to governance, risk, and compliance. The firm has partnered with some leading companies to help their digital transformation journey by providing them with best in class technology services and industry-leading solutions including ERP and HRIS platforms.

Grouper’s solutions are conducted through deep industry research as well as design and implementation of pilot cloud-based environments hosted in some of the safest Clouds available. In 2017, Grouper partnered with Bitrix24, one of the largest ERP platforms and has since been implementing the solution to its clients. Today, Grouper is the Gold Partner for Bitrix24 and the only European Partner for BambooHR’s HRM platform and offers two primary pillars of “Specialized Application Solutions” and “IT Advisory Services” with four key advisory services aligned to industry best practices:

  •  Human Resource Management System SaaS Implementation ( HCM / HRIS)  Enterprise Resource Planning ( ERP) Implementation
  • Portfolio, Programme and Project Assurance
  • Information Technology Service Management
  • Change Management, Process Improvement and Transformation
  • Audit, Training and Implementation of various Management systems (Cyber Resilience, Enterprise Architecture, Business Continuity and Data Protection)  

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