As Decision magazine celebrates 20 years, Yvonne Gordon looks forward to the next 20 years and what Irish companies and managers need to prepare for
Living 200 years, being able to see through walls and using a microchip in your body as a key to your office. Flying around in a jetpack, 3D printing your dinner, running a farm in a freight container or having a self-drive car. These are some of the things that look likely to be part of the world of the future. While so many things about the future are uncertain [for example the impact of Brexit], there are plenty of definite changes coming down the line that companies can make predictions on – and need to prepare for. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE
Dr Michael Smurfit's legacy is secure. As he prepares to celebrate his 80th birthday, Ireland's most consistently successful business leader can reflect on a career that saw him transform a small family-owned box-maker into Ireland's first global leader in its sector. His defining role as the first Chairman of Telecom Eireann arguably created the infrastructure for Ireland's multinational-based economy. Twenty years after appearing on the cover of the first ever issue of this magazine, he sat down again recently at the K Club with Decision Editor FRANK DILLON. Read the full article here.