Author Archives: Yasmin Ranade

Healthcare by Smartphone in British Columbia

By Yasmin Ranade
British Columbians will be the first to get access to one-on-one video consultation with physicians, allowing them to speak directly and privately with a BC-licensed family doctor. What’s more, this video consultation will be covered by the patient’s BC provincial Medical Services Plan (MSP).

Brave Girl Rising: Raising Awareness for Girls’ Education and Empowerment

By Yasmin Ranade
Brave Girl Rising, a 20-minute film written, performed by, and made in collaboration with refugees, tells the story of Nasro, a 17-year-old girl whose courageous drive to continue her education is inspired by the dreams of her mother and the sisterhood of her friends.

Google Hire Automates Recruitment Tasks for G Suite Customers

By Yasmin Ranade
Hire is a recruiting app that helps G Suite customers manage recruitment tasks. It launched in the US in July 2017, and is now available in Canada and the UK. I asked Dmitri Krakovsky, VP Google Cloud, how Hire works and if Hire is a recruitment disruptor.

Digital Factors Heavily in HR Hiring Trends

By Yasmin Ranade
Tech solutions are increasingly important in an industry that is becoming more and more accountable for the hiring decisions made by clients.

Canadian Educators Get Coding: Whitehorse is Next

By Yasmin Ranade
Since April, the Kids Code Jeunesse’s (KCJ) / Code Create Teach (CCT) initiative has brought digital skills and computational thinking to over 1,000 Canadian educators through 20 workshops in 8 provinces, from province capitals such as Edmonton, Fredericton, and Quebec City, to rural areas including Prince Rupert, Rocky Mountain House, and Gander!

Gen Z: The Future Has Arrived

By Yasmin Ranade
Dell Technologies, which aims to provide greater access to technology for people around the world, recently launched a new study that dives into the attitudes and expectations of Generation Z joining the workforce.