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How Does Blockchain Development Help in COVID-19?

Since the onset of COVID-19 and physical distancing measures, organizations and government bodies have urgently needed blockchain processes and technologies that can facilitate contactless, transparent distribution of vital data. Data is a powerful asset in fighting pandemics, and blockchain-enabled technologies create more secure, transparent, and high-performance environments to help mitigate future crises like COVID-19. For […]

Protecting Privacy in COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had deep privacy and security ramifications for individuals, organizations and government bodies. While many of us are familiar with privacy as an issue that relates to our personal or professional lives, the pandemic has accelerated a lot of concern and awareness for information privacy. For instance, to combat the spread of […]

The Future of Work: The First Technology Wave

In the first tech wave of COVID-19, we have seen a rise in fields like software, financial, digital media, information technology, big data, cloud computing, communications, e-commerce and adoption of artificial intelligence. This will continue to gain momentum. To deal with the volume of government and health care inquiries, IBM’s Watson and Google’s AI technologies were […]

What Are the Internal Communication Trends in the New Normal?

As the pandemic spread around the world, organizations faced an unprecedented situation, and the need to communicate just-in-time information to their team became critical. Organizations suddenly saw internal communications, an area that was previously under invested in by many, as an important new capacity. There were also important changes in workplace culture. “We saw the […]

No hard hats. No shovels. No live speeches. York University Celebrates Twisted New Building with a Virtual Groundbreaking Site

The twisted new building is going to be big, but the need is even bigger than the building. York University is constructing the first dedicated structure for its School of Continuing Studies. The new building, located at York University’s Keele campus, will serve as home to the School, helping to meet some of the increasing […]

Tech Solutions in COVID-19

How has COVID-19 changed our relationship with technology? Technology has been at the forefront of the fight to flatten the curve on the novel Coronavirus and help find a vaccine. This fight has taken on many forms – from helping physicians better manage the equipment they require, better triage the patients, better understand who is […]

Understanding Employee Needs During COVID-19

Are Employees Really Ready to Return to the Workplace? As Canadian provinces plan phased re-opening strategies and companies respond by making return-to-work plans, they may not be considering if employees feel ready to return to the workplace. “It isn’t just as simple as employees getting back to the workplace,” said Rob Catalano, Certificate in People […]

How Have Influencers Changed in COVID-19?

Companies often use Social Media Influencers as part of their marketing strategies. Influencers are high-profile people, including celebrities, with large fanbases who emulate their lifestyle – the celebrity endorsement of the digital age. Influencers are used by brands to promote their products or services by recommending them to their fans on their platforms. As the […]