Tag: COVID-19

Working From Home? Here’s What You’ll Need

By Christine Persaud
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are allowing staff to work from home. For some, this was a usual occurrence since many companies have been trialing flexible schedules over the last few years anyway. But for some, it’s a complete departure from the norm, and a lot to wrap your head around.

Video Messaging and Calling Apps You Should Be Using

By Christine Persaud
Video messaging and video calls are all the rage, adding that element of face-to-face to the equation. Unlike phone calls, video messages work through cellular data or Wi-Fi so you aren’t using up long distance minutes or paying for long distance when chatting with friends and family.

Estate Planning and the Digital Age

By Yasmin Ranade
In the Digital Age, will and estate planning affects every tech user – Gen Z, Millennial, Gen X as well as Baby Boomer. I asked Sharon Hartung, author of Your Digital Undertaker: Exploring Death in the Digital Age in Canada, to comment , as she’s currently a tech management consultant who helps estate advisors manage digital assets and footprints upon death.

Using Tech to Help Plan Your March Break Staycation

By Christine Persaud
Chances are that with uncertainty around the coronavirus, many families will be opting for a staycation this upcoming March Break. This means many a parent will be hitting their computers to Google terms like “what to do for March Break,” or “March Break local activities.” There are useful ways you can leverage tech to help figure out what to do while the kids are home from school and you’ve taken some time off work.

Health Tech for an Aging Population

By Christine Persaud
While we like to think of emerging technology as being for the new generation – those early adopters who are quick to jump on the latest and great innovations – the truth is that we live in a rapidly aging population.