Opinion

A silver lining in covid’s cloudy outlook?

Paul McBeth
Fri, 20 Aug 2021

A silver lining in covid’s cloudy outlook?
Covid has forced everyone to rethink how they do business. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Paul McBeth
Fri, 20 Aug 2021
Forecasting is a tricky business at the best of times and the covid-19 pandemic has made it that much harder, even before the dreaded delta strain decided to pay New Zealand a visit.Last year, when the world was still coming to grips with what the pandemic meant, there was little argument when company executives and directors metaphorically shrugged their shoulders if asked their pick for what the future held.Caution was one word bandied about.Uncertainty was another.Funnily enough, those words are still relevant, but they’ve also given f...

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