The Irish Times calls The Next Leap “an excellent report … [which] deserves to be read and considered, especially right now, as the Government struggles to find a constructive way forward out of an economic morass”.
When the IIEA released my report, The Next Leap: Competitive Ireland in the Digital Era, in mid December, it seemed like a bad time to get press coverage. The Sunday Business Post picked it up, as did the Irish Independent. Today, a month later, The Irish Times has a long piece covering the report, and its better to have attention brought back to it now, as the economic doom and gloom deepens, than it would have been if the report had featured prominently in December, when people had not yet made the mental leap to the new economic situation in which we now know ourselves to operate in.
This is all very heartening – especially at a time when we are trying to build momentum behind the blog attached to the report http://nextleap.wordpress.com on which we are discussing with visitors what areas within the report to focus on further. Full text of the article is below Continue reading