Guest blog by Nicola Morris, Managing Director, 24
It’s easy to sound like a lunatic when you’re talking about the future. There are examples of it throughout history — Harry Warner, of Warner Bros., saying that no one would ever want to hear actors talk, Decca Records favouring Brian Poole and the Tremeloes over The Beatles, or the chairman of IBM in 1943 saying that there was only a market for five computers, globally.
We can look back on these predictions now and, with the gift of hindsight, see them in all their amusing glory. Most people, for the sake of their reputation, steer clear of trying to anticipate what’s around the corner. However, for Eurest’s latest webcast with BT, I and a few other choice panellists nailed our colours to the mast and shared our best guesses about what lies around the corner for workplaces. [Read more...]