Welcome To The Revolution!

New technologies are changing the world in unexpected ways as the fourth Industrial Revolution gets underway. But will it be different this time?

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14 Rules of Success

The literature of success stretches all the way back to the Bible and beyond. But are its messages of developing the right attitude and habits relevant in today’s world of smartphones and technology?

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The New Rules of Work

Employment figures are high as unemployment falls and greater numbers of people find jobs. But the figures don’t tell the whole story as the nature of work is changing.

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Jobs Galore In The New Economy

The digital economy has arrived as technology shapes every private business and public sector organisation. But it is also creating lots of jobs for the next generation of young people.

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From Capitalism To Ugly Capitalism

Globalisation is often blamed for job losses in the new digital economy. But the real culprit is the move from old-style capitalism to a new type of ugly capitalism.

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Looking Forward To A Digital Omagh In 2017

Digital Omagh is made up of a cluster of entrepreneurs and businesses that share an interest in the digital economy. They meet regularly and recently held a Digital Mobile conference – the first of its kind on running a business from your mobile phone.

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Welcome To the 4th Industrial Revolution

The year draws to an end as we get used to the idea of Brexit in the UK and a Trump White House in the US. But the biggest change is yet to come as the 4th Industrial Revolution starts to disrupt our lives.

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How Can We Make The Economy Work For Everyone?

Technology is spreading at a rush as it upends the business world and the traditional job market. But the inclination of technology leaders to focus on first world problems is causing concern.

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How To Run A Successful Business

The Chairwoman or Chairman of a business plays a crucial role in determining its success. They influence the performance of the Board and ensure good governance at all levels. But do businesses value the role of Chair?

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Opportunities Aplenty In The Digital Economy

The digital economy is building an exciting world by creating jobs in new areas and old industries. But it is also creating opportunities for entrepreneurs and small businesses that want to cluster and grow.

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Technology Not Trump Won The Election

Desperation about jobs drove millions of people to vote for Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. But the advance of technology and its damaging effect on jobs is the real driver of new voting patterns.

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Is Technology Deepening The Digital Divide?

Digitally driven technology businesses are growing in all sectors of the economy as they create jobs and new industries. But do they provide for everyone or simply deepen the digital divide between skilled and unskilled workers?

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16 Ways To Be A Good Chairman

One of the most important roles in any organisation is that of Chairman: a term used to describe men and women appointed to oversee the activities and strategic direction of the Board. But it is a role often misunderstood in its execution.

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Are We All Entrepreneurs?

There is a school of thought that suggests we are all entrepreneurs because we are born with the ability to be creative. That doesn’t mean we should all start a business but it does mean we all possess the basic building blocks of entrepreneurship.

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The Digital Economy Comes To Omagh

The digital economy is growing at a tremendous rate as it creates jobs and expands to form new industries and transform old ones. But it also creates a number of challenges, not least making sure local businesses don’t get left behind.

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Can Technology Save The Economy?

Stretching back a few hundred years there has always been a belief that a growing economy lifts the standard of living for the majority of people. But for the first time such growth is seen as benefitting an already wealthy elite rather than an increasingly less well of majority.

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How To Survive In A Digital Age

The digital age has arrived as it captures us in a flurry of technologies that enrich and disrupt every part of our everyday lives. But how should we manage its sweeping presence and live with its threatening influence.

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Learning From Failure

Entrepreneurs are celebrated for their ability to create successful businesses and provide jobs locally and globally. But in many cases success is often preceded by failure.

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Will A Machine Take Your Job?

Discussions about the effects of technology on jobs stretch back to 19th century England and the Industrial Revolution. But the topic is back on the agenda, as technology looms once again to threaten jobs.

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Are We Losing Control Of The Internet?

The internet has spread around the world and seeped into the lives of billions of people as a great enabler of dreams. But it has been commandeered by a small number of companies to seize our personal information and create extraordinary wealth.

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