What are leaks in the pipeline you may ask? When we speak about leaks in the pipeline, we are referring to a failure of progression in industries, and underrepresentation of certain demographics. In this case, we are referring to women-identifying persons, who face barriers in progressing to the next level of their careers because of […]
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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and highlighted an array of underlying weaknesses in Canada’s economy. Many business leaders say that technology holds the key to an innovative recovery. But, while technology may play a critical role in our post-pandemic world, there remains a significant problem threatening the potential of its workforce – the persistent […]
A new study published by Stanford University confirmed what we’ve all been feeling: Zoom Fatigue is very real. The study states, “The first cause for Zoom Fatigue is the state of stressed hyper-arousal generated by excessive stretches of close-up eye contact. Unlike an in-person meeting, where participants will shift from looking at a speaker to […]
The world is in transition. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed, amongst many things, the massive burden shouldered by women in society, the unbalanced responsibility they carry and challenges they face. This is made apparent by looking at the disproportionate numbers of women on the front lines as essential workers across hospitals, nursing […]
Canada’s innovation economy has the potential to expediate and strengthen the vaccination rollout across the country. Currently, many businesses remain an untapped resource, who’s services could be utilized to hasten the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines There are simple but impactful enhancements that could be made to different regions’ rollout strategies. This change starts with a […]
For the past year, Canadians have worried about the health and safety of their loved ones. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the way people live their lives, we must continue to protect our most vulnerable – the senior population. With strict isolation measures in place for many months now, seniors have largely been […]
With elective procedures on hold in many jurisdictions during the pandemic, surgeons and nurses have been discovering the benefits of virtual interactive tools to keep their skills sharp and to learn new techniques, and two Vancouver-based tech companies behind such tools are getting greater attention as a result. When elective surgeries such as hip and […]
It’s now been close to a year since the world changed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. One might remember when you didn’t have to worry about your kids appearing in the backdrop of an important work meeting, or when vacations to exotic destinations were a thing people did – often. In fact, to […]
Attacks against healthcare organizations have dramatically risen globally since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada has seen a 250% increase in the last few months. Criminals are mainly targeting the theft of personal data, health data and ransom money. The coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, and the cyber-security landscape has […]
Omnichannel is the ability to connect with and sell to customers across multiple purchasing channels in a consistent and unified way. The phrase “omnichannel strategy” can mean a lot of things but, for telecom retailers, it means staying competitive in a rapidly evolving industry. Now more than ever, particularly with the COVID-19 pandemic changing customer […]