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Deliver on time – or else!

As a customer of Amazon’s Prime service, that guarantees delivery within 1, 2 or 3 days, I am fascinated by the sophisticated interrelated processes that enable the giant retailer to perform so well to customer request date. This recent article by McKinsey examines the impact that Amazon is having on other retailers and distributors. Click here to read the article.

Minitab launches version 19

In early June 2019, Minitab announced the launch of Minitab, version 19 and it is now available to download. Some of the new features in Minitab version 19 include the ability to analyse larger data sets. Click here for more.


Design Thinking Ireland Conference: 25th June 2019 (Croke Park, Dublin)

At Design Thinking Ireland 2019 you will hear directly from McKinsey and learn how they tracked the design practices of 300 publicly listed companies over a five-year period in multiple countries and industries. One of the key findings of the research report is a strong correlation between high McKinsey Design Index scores and superior business performance.

To book please click here.


The IDA celebrate 70 years in Ireland

Last April, The American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland helped to celebrate the IDA’s 70 years in business by presenting the IDA with a Special Recognition Award. CEO Martin Shanahan received the award on behalf of the IDA.

I am sure we all join with AmCham in recognising this incredible organisation for a major contribution made to transforming Ireland into an inclusive home of talent and innovation with global impact.