Can Your Business Survive In The Digital Economy?

Each week Nick O’ Shiel, Chief Executive, Omagh Enterprise Company, blogs on issues related to enterprise, technology and the economy. This week Nick asks if your business can survive in the digital economy.

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Is The World Run By Algorithms?

Each week Nick O’ Shiel, Chief Executive, Omagh Enterprise Company, blogs on issues related to enterprise, technology and the economy. This week Nick asks if the world is run by algorithms.

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Can The High Street Survive?

Each week Nick O’ Shiel, Chief Executive, Omagh Enterprise Company, blogs on issues related to enterprise, technology and the economy. This week Nick asks if the high street can survive.

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Is It Time To Invest In Local Communities?

Each week Nick O’ Shiel, Chief Executive, Omagh Enterprise Company, blogs on issues related to enterprise, technology and the economy. This week Nick asks if it is time to invest in local communities.

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Are Tourists Destroying The World?

Tourism figures are increasing all over the world as people flock to visit other countries in greater numbers than ever before. But is it damaging the world?

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The Future Is Fast

The technologies we use, the lives we lead and everything we do is getting faster. But why is this the case and what effect is it having on our lives?

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Do You Want To Be An Entrepreneur?

Many people wonder whether or not they should start their own business. But how do you know if you have what it takes to be your own boss?

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Is Democracy Dead?

In the twentieth century America and the UK supported by the institutions established after the Second World War held sway in the world. But in the twentieth first century economic power and its associated influence is shifting to other countries and forms of government.

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From Traditional Office To Creative Workspace

The traditional office is being reinvented as creative workspace that offers a place to thrive for entrepreneurs, start-up businesses, freelance workers and even large businesses. But can it fulfil its early promise?

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5 Ways To Find And Keep Good People

Recruiting and keeping good people is at the heart of any organisation’s success. But business leaders in all areas of the economy report difficulty in getting the people they want. What can be done?

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Is It Possible To Save Retail?

Large and small retailers announce closures and staff layoffs at regular intervals as the Internet increases competition on the high street. But can anything be done?

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Is It Time For Long-Term Thinking?

News headlines and the daily flow of media stories highlight a world full of urgent and significant problems. But without developing a long-term approach to such events the right solutions will not be found.

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Is Technology Controlling Your Brain?

Technology has developed to the point of addiction as it shapes how we live as individuals and function as a society. How did it get to this point? Is there anything we can do about it?

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Do You Have A Career Plan?

Each week Nick O’ Shiel, Chief Executive, Omagh Enterprise Company, blogs on issues related to enterprise, technology and the economy. This week Nick asks if you have a career plan.

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Will Economists Ever Understand The Economy?

Economists still scramble to make sense of traditional economic models in the shadow of the decade old financial crash of 2008. Even though there is little progress in finding a solution some interesting issues are emerging.

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Are You Ready For Smart Data?

Smart Regions are developing around the world as a way to develop successful local economies and communities. But the secret of success lies in collecting, analysing and using data in a smart way.

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Do You Want To Be An Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs suffer from the same worries and woes as the rest of the population. But they don’t let such handicaps stop them from turning an idea into a business.

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Are You Ready For Cyberworld?

Technology changes our habits and behaviours and not always in a good way. There is growing evidence that we act differently with each other when communicating online and offline.

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It’s Time To Think Like An Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs are famous for their ability to turn ideas into businesses and capacity to create jobs. But whether or not you have ever started a business you will need to think more like an entrepreneur in the future.

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Is It Time For A New Economic Model?

The financial crash of 2008 highlighted weaknesses in traditional economic models. It also underlined the need for new thinking and a new approach to understand how the economy works.

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