Achieving high performance requires having the confidence to take risks, especially in a knowledge-intensive world. When an organization minimizes the fear people feel on the job, performance — at both the organizational and the team level — is maximized. But how do you make your organization fearless in a way that builds its capability?
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Researchers at the University of Waterloo are using social media in an attempt to forecast when we may see future outbreaks of diseases like COVID-19 and measles.
Using simulations, researchers at the school developed a method that uses social media interactions to predict when an outbreak appears likely.
As provinces begin to reopen their economies, there’s a movement afoot to use mobile phones to alert health authorities to new cases that could lead to future outbreaks.
Health authorities say that containment of the pandemic will depend on quick identification and monitoring of people who have been in close contact with someone infected with the coronavirus, a process known as contact tracing.
SEO or search engine optimization is the practice of getting your website to rank well for targeted keywords and phrases. It used to be super easy to do but that was like 20 years ago. Now, SEO is an ongoing practice that takes skill and patience.
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