E75 Dr. Markus Helfert, Principal Investigator at ADAPT Centre and Professor at Maynooth University

Dr. Markus Helfert discusses his interesting research within data governance, technical and business challenges to overcome, case studies of his work and the future of research in the field

Welcome to episode 75 of the AI Ireland podcast, the show that explores the applications and research of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on the island of Ireland.

Our mission is to increase the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness and everyone living in Ireland.

In today’s show, we are joined by Dr. Markus Helfert. Markus is a Professor for Digital Service Innovation, the Director of the Innovation Value Institute, Director of the SFI co-funded Research Programme on Data Governance – Empower and Coordinator of the Business Informatics Group at Maynooth University. He is also a Principal Investigator at Science Foundation Ireland, the ADAPT Research Centre and Lero – The Irish Software Research Centre.

His research interests include Data Governance, Data Value Management, Information Management, Cloud Computing, Service Science, Enterprise Architecture and Open Data and Smart Cities. Currently he advises several small and medium sized Enterprise in relation to Innovation and IT Management. Markus has authored more than 200+ academic articles, journal and book contributions and has presented his work at international conferences.

Topics include:

  • His background and journey to now
  • Interesting work he is doing in AI and Data Governance
  • Technical and business challenges to overcome
  • Interesting case studies of his work
  • Future research in the field of data governance



A big thank you to Markus for being this week’s guest on the AI Ireland Podcast. If you would like to learn more about Markus and his work, check out the following links:


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AI Ireland's mission is to increase the use of AI for the benefit of our society, our competitiveness, and for everyone living in Ireland.

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