Nursing has always been considered a noble, worthwhile profession. But the pandemic has shown just how vital nurses can be to the health of a nation—or even the world. Yet many healthcare entities, especially those that are smaller or in underserved communities, face a serious shortage of nurses. From RNs to LPNs, nurses are in […]
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7 Industries that Have Changed for the Better
Covid affected nearly all industries. Take industrial manufacturing, for instance. Almost half of all Asian factories reported everything from lacking raw materials to plummeting sales. Yet, despite this grim outlook, many turned themselves around and changed for the better. What helped some of those manufacturers ride the storm? Manufacturers riding out a storm must have […]
How to Turn off Covid-19 Exposure tracking and notifications on Android
Google has released an Exposure Notification API that health officials can use for Covid-19 contract tracking. Here’s how to switch that feature off and also switch off its notifications on Android. Open Settings Scroll down and select Google Tap on Covid-19 Exposure Notifications that may be at the top of the list. If it is […]
How to switch off Covid-19 exposure loggings and notifications on iPhone
Apple added the Exposure Notifications API in the iOS 13.5 iPhone update with the exposure loggings, just like it has been released on Android. If you want, you can switch it off. Here’s how to do so: To start, open Settings Select Exposure Notifications, if you are on iOS 13.7 or above. If not, select […]
10 Important Hiring Tips for Startups in Post COVID Era
One major reason is that unless you don’t put effort into hiring the right talent, the operational functions suffer. Eventually, that impacts the organization’s performance. However, it is important to plan your hiring campaigns with a specific purpose when the economy is down amid the pandemic. Right from the costs, several openings to creating an […]
Is AI Our Friend or Our Foe in Tackling the Novel Coronavirus?
From the way we greet friends to the way we bag our groceries, the novel coronavirus has managed to make us reconsider even the most basic tasks in our day-to-day living. We’re more cautious and prudent, and even some of us have been called paranoid in the way we manage these interactions. To put it […]
How Blockchain Can Help Employees Get Back to the Office
With many of us itching to return to “business as usual,” health experts say contact tracing is critical, but privacy problems have stymied this effort. Adoption rates are often dismal in countries and regions with contact-tracing apps: In the U.S., for instance, individual states’ adoption rests at 1% to 10% (with some states striking down plans for an […]
Employee Scheduling Trends that Deserve to Continue Even After the Pandemic
The exigencies of COVID-19 pushed new trends in employee scheduling, which may be worth continuing even when the pandemic fades into memory. Here are a few scheduling trends from 2020 that are worthy of sticking around.
Apple Pulls ‘Vybe Together’ from the Apple Store for Promoting Secret Parties
Apple has pulled down an app from the Apple App Store due to the fact that this app was used to promote private parties while in quarantine. This app was called Vybe Together – not a bad name. Obviously, the gathering/parties weren’t something that people were advised to do. While being removed from the Apple […]
Smart Ring Can Detect COVID-19 in “Asymptomatic cases”
We all know about the COVID-19 “Asymptomatic carriers”, researchers in California say some carriers actually have symptoms that are too subtle to notice. A new study finds wearable ring technology may hold the answer to detecting COVID-19 in people who may not know they’re sick. A team from the University of California-San Francisco and San Diego say […]
How Remote Startups are Changing the Game for Everyone
Based on our history, we can see that unprecedented events have the potential to cause permanent mass changes. Remember the 9/11 attack? That attack changed the face of airport security forever. Suddenly, new transit rules were enforced and sophisticated surveillance gear became commonplace. Here is how remote startups are changing the game for everyone. Likewise, […]
Virtual Dressing Room to Increase Sales During COVID-19
COVID-19 has changed the way people worldwide behave daily, and nowhere is this felt more keenly than in bricks-and-mortar retail. For decades, retailers have been trying various customer engagement strategies to bring people in and let them browse samples and linger to their heart’s content. But the pandemic has made nearly all those experiences risky […]
How These 9 Startups are Thriving in the Covid-19 Economy
The year 2020 will forever be known as “devastating to all businesses,” but the year has been especially brutal to industries such as hospitality, travel, retail, and restaurants. However, companies in other sectors, such as health and technology, have taken off. Here is how nine startups are thriving in the Covid-19 economy. These 9 startup […]
What COVID-19 Taught Us About Digital Transformation
COVID-19 is one of the most devastating crises in at least two past decades that has had ruinous business operations. It’s safe to say that COVID-19 has hit the economy harder than the 2008 financial crisis. COVID has also turned 2020 into a tragic year for the majority of businesses, except those that embraced digital […]
Sick of Quarantine? 8 Simple Steps to Go Out Safely
You don’t have to stay home all the time as the world recovers from Covid-19. You don’t even have to limit yourself to solo walks in empty parks. Enjoy life a little and de-stress—just make sure you’re taking your health seriously by practicing prevention.
How This Personal Safety Startup is Protecting Teams from COVID-19
Many employees will continue to feel anxious and unsafe until a trusted vaccine hits the market. Until that time, businesses can either allow employees to work from home or take measures to keep their office environments as safe as possible.
Smart Technology at The Edge: Five Reasons this Transformation is Here to Stay
The COVID-19 pandemic has sped up much of the technology change that was already underway. People have found themselves working and learning at home, which is usually at “the edge” of computing networks operated by their employers and schools. While at home, many employees are also substantially increasing their consumption of entertainment content. The changes […]
Javelin Sports Makes Returning to Sports Games COVID-19 Friendly
Javelin Sports has integrated three new features into its sports management app: health screening, waiver signing, and contact tracing.
The New Customer Buying Experience in a Post-COVID-19 World
COVID-19 has accelerated the move to digital, and forced buyers’ hands to fully embrace and adopt e-commerce. Research from Adobe’s latest Digital Economy Index shows that online shopping during COVID-19 has exceeded 2019 holiday season levels and online spend for April and May is $52 billion more than what retailers typically see during those months. […]
5 Tips to Consider When Planning to Reopen Your Business After COVID-19 Pandemic
While the fear of the Covid-19 pandemic still looms over us, businesses need to plan for a time when they will reopen after the lockdown ends. Yes, some of the countries are planning on restarting their economy so as to prevent the losses from going any further. If you want to open your business and […]