In this week’s column Kehlan looks at the growing influence of artificial intelligence and robotics in the workplace and how nearly half of all human jobs could be obsolete within the next few decades.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
In this week’s Q&A, Kehlan talks with Maushmi Arun co-founder of Twisted restaurant in Kinsale, Co. Cork. Working alongside her co-founder Christoph Moreau, Twisted has quickly gained a reputation as one of Ireland’s finest restaurants.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Kehlan talks with the co-author of the book ‘We Are Market Basket’, Daniel Korschun. Voted one of the best business books of 2015 by Forbes, it chronicles the true story of popular New England shopping chain Market Basket in the US. Its CEO was ousted by his cousin. What followed was an extraordinary fightback by employees, customers and suppliers.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
In this week’s Q&A Kehlan talks with the chief executive of pharmaceuticals company EirGen, Patsy Carney. EirGen recently announced a brand new facility in Waterford along with over 200 jobs. EirGen is part of OPKO, a Miami-based pharmaceutical and diagnostics company, which operates the third largest clinical laboratory in the US.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
In this week’s Q&A, Kehlan talks with Conor Hyde from Hyde Whiskey. Hyde Whiskey recently won Best Irish Whiskey in the World at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirit Awards. Conor talks about what takes to win such an award and the journey they’ve been on to get where they are now.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
In this week’s column,writes about the way large companies are trying to learn the secrets of startups. By thinking like a startup, big firms are seeking to freshen up their ideas and company organisations
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
In this week’s Q&A, Kehlan talks with Professor Valeria Nicolosi from Trinity College Dublin. Prof Nicolosi and her team have recently been awarded €2.5m by the European Research Council to further the development of a high-technology miniature battery that can be easily hidden, including under the skin.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
In this week’s Q&A Kehlan talks with Dave O’Flanagan of Boxever. Boxever helps travel companies better understand their customers by helping them understand the data their clients generate. It recently raised $12m (€10.74m ) in venture capital funding.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
With election fever well and truly upon us, Kehlan looks at what the political parties have pledged for small businesses, and whether SMEs get enough credit for being the real driver behind Ireland’s recovery. Election time is here again.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
In this week’s Q&A, Kehlan talks with Shauna McCarney-Blair from Heavenly Organics Superfoods in Co Tyrone. It provides a range of healthy foods for children. To drive growth, the company recently transformed the way it does business, by outsourcing production to third-party suppliers and concentrating on the sales and marketing side of things.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
In this week’s small business Q&A, Kehlan talks with Bob Murray from Evros Technology. Evros has a 25-year history in IT and computer solutions for business. Bob talks to Kehlan about how it started and how the business has evolved.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
In this week’s Q&A Kehlan talks with Cathriona Rohan from Cathriona’s Hair Salon in Castlegregory and Tralee, Co Kerry. Cathriona talks about branching out into business and how she became hairdresser and stylist to the stars.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2015
In this week’s Q & A Kehlan talks with Pat Keogh from Arema Connect. Arema Connect started out as a call centre, but now involves itself in many other aspects of business for its clients. Pat explains the success and evolution of the business.
Mon, 06 Jul, 2015
In this week’s Q&A Kehlan talks to Kevin Giblin from Mercyhurst College Ireland in Dungarvan, Co Waterford. Kevin has worked with the FBI and Nato and heads the Global Intelligence Forum, taking place on July 12-16 in Dungarvan.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015