From awards and tech innovation to success stories, see how and where Over-C is making the difference.
The Irish Examiner Sports desk sat down with Over-C CEO during the week to discuss the ways in which we are utilising IoT technology to empower gyms and leisure centres to reopen after lockdown safely and efficiently.
Key retail publication Retail Technology Innovation Hub featured a guest article from Over-C CEO Michael Elliott about the ways in which digital transformation can keep both shoppers and frontline workers safe as stores reopen after lockdown.
With the UK Government giving England the go-ahead for non-essential shops to reopen from June 15, retailers are scurrying to find the best solutions to ensure protective measures are implemented. Those that fall behind may need to reevaluate their strategies. Our CEO, Michael Elliott, talks about how technology and digital transformation is going to play a critical role in re-opening safely and efficiently.
The stadium sector has never been shy of technology, from state-of-the-art television recording rigs to sensors that monitor the length of the grass on a pitch, but Covid-19 requires very particular demands on a stadium and in many cases, demands most currently aren’t set up to handle. Our CEO Michael Elliott penned an article for Stadia magazine to explore the ways in which digitising operations can help stadia get back on their feet after lockdown.
Reopening after lockdown is a trending topic which is why Stephen Pritchard, host of Security Insights Podcast, invited our CEO Michael Elliott onto the show to discuss the ways in which digitising can help businesses open securely, efficiently and safely.
Over-C was recently identitifed as one of the top twenty tech start-ups in Ireland as part of the Tracxn Soonicorn Club. Companies identified in this club are a handpicked selection of high potential and high growth companies. The companies that make the cut are the ones that show promising performance on multiple parameters - market size, investment by marquee investors, execution excellence and future growth prospects.
Technology can be used to effectively manage frontline workers remotely. It can also keep them safe and physically distant while connecting them through an app while on-site. Our CEO Michael Elliott wrote this piece for ITPro Portal to discuss the ways in which technology can help during this crisis.
Thomond Park, the home of Munster Rugby, is one of hte leading smart stadia in Ireland. Facility Manager Colm Moran spoke to Stadia Magazine this month about digitising operations, and the impact that the Over-C solution has had on Thomond Park.
Read the full article below.
Our CEO Michael Elliot penned this excellent article for Gym Owner Monthly about how forward-thinking gym owners are using tech to make gyms cleaner, safer and more attractive to prospective clients. By adopting smart technology, time-consuming tasks are reduced, allowing gym staff to prioritise face-to-face time with gym-goers.
"Digitalisation in gyms can exponentially improve staff engagement with members and streamline facilities management to ensure an easier job for employees tasked with making the workout space look presentable."
At the home of Munster Rugby Club, the daily processes and tasks of operations managers and over 1,500 contractors have been overhauled into streamlined and efficient systems thanks to the introduction of Over-C smart stadium technology.
The Benelux region has adapted rapidly to the digital transformation that is reshaping almost every aspect of business. Efforts to grapple with the impact of technologies, such as big data and cloud computing, have created demand for solutions that are driving growth in key sectors, with opportunities for innovative Irish exporters.
Powering O2 Smart Compliance gives ScotRail real-time, anywhere insight into security and compliance. Employees can identify risk levels for every part of the station using their mobile device. This ground-breaking technology has helped put ScotRail at the forefront of rail security in the UK.
Over-C’s technology has led to operational savings of up to 20% for their clients, and, on average, a 50% increase in operational performance.
John Aloy, Managing Partner – Travel and Transport, illustrates how ScotRail uses smart technology to meet compliance needs.
Imagine what needs to happen to keep shopping centres, sports stadiums and other public spaces running smoothly. From keeping security doors shut, to making sure fire extinguishers are in the right place. It’s the same for the UK’s railway operators, as we discovered when we partnered with ScotRail last year.
Over-C has raised an additional £5.5m in equity funding, bringing the total that the company has raised to £10m.
In 2011, CEO Michael Elliott founded Over-C, an analytics company focused on operational performance in the workforce management market.
Ingenious today announced that it has led an investment round into Over-C Limited, a London-based analytics company focused on operational performance in the workforce management market. Ingenious helped raise an additional £5.5 million in equity funding, bringing the total raised to £10 million.
Over-C has been featured as one of Silicon Republic's 12 cool start-ups from Cork to watch. Listed among several other high-profile Cork-based companies, Over-C is set to grow into 2020 and beyond.
"According to 2018 figures from local tech organisation IT@Cork, the city experienced a 63pc increase in employment in tech companies in the preceding five years, with about 13,000 workers employed in more than 60 IDA support companies in the region."