‘How can schools use data and artificial intelligence to broaden education and break down barriers for pupils?’

BY FERGAL KILROY, head of content at Bett

To paraphrase former US secretary of education Richard Riley, we are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist, using technologies that haven’t yet been invented to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet

‘Learning and development must treat change like wearing new shoes – uncomfortable but worth it’

BY ANDY LANCASTER, head of learning and development at CIPD

Lewis Carroll was not regarded as a futurologist. However, in writing the Red Queen’s race in Alice Through the Looking Glass in 1871, he seems to have glimpsed a vision of our increasingly fast-paced world

Is selling just about getting to the end, closing the deal, or is how you get there as important?’

BY ROGER BRADBURN, chief operating officer at the Institute of Sales Management

Is selling just about getting to the end, closing the deal, or is how you get there as important?’

‘Our community is willing and able to share knowledge and experience for the benefit of franchising colleagues’

BY PIP WILKINS, chief executive of the British Franchise Association

A big part of what makes British Franchise Association (bfa) membership attractive to franchisors is that it is standards based

‘The fourth industrial revolution is upon us and the future of manufacturing in the UK and globally is digital’

BY TERRY SCUOLER, chief executive of EEF – The manufacturers’ organisation

The future is getting increasingly hard to forecast, with economic growth in the UK clouded by Brexit and increasing political uncertainty across the globe