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The role of technology – from cloud to data analytics to Zoom – is expected to play an ever greater role in shaping how workers handle their workload in the post Covid-19 world. Certainly today’s technology is enabling; with cloud computing and SaaS and Zoom (and its competitors), workers can handle a heavy task load from …

MORGANTOWN — Aiming to aid the United States military and other federal entities in their ongoing operations, Morgantown-based NextGen Federal Systems has been hard at work developing new technology through the use of virtual reality, drones and more. Founded in 2010, the company primarily serves federal defense and intelligence agencies and pushes solutions to current …

A health worker shows a vial of AstraZeneca-Oxford’s Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine, at Patan Hospital near Kathmandu on January 27, 2021. PRAKASH MATHEMA | AFP | Getty Images The U.K.’s decision to delay the second shot of the AstraZeneca-University of Oxford coronavirus vaccine has been found to be an effective strategy, according to the results of …

January 29, 2021—The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many companies to completely reimagine day-to-day processes and employee management. The shift to remote work has resulted in profound consequences for many. Meanwhile, the advancement of automation, hastened by the pandemic, means that many in-person jobs that previously existed, may not post-pandemic. The future of work for many …

GENEVA, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) — The ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) virtual event of the Davos Agenda has laid special emphasis on new technologies and the future of work as the participants on Thursday discussed the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its influence on the global workforce. “New technology is always disruptive. It kills jobs, creates …

With the Minim Remote Scorecard, businesses can measure their remote work technology stack and plan ahead with actionable insights Manchester, NH, Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — The past year has changed the way businesses work: 82% of companies plan to permit remote working post-pandemic (Gartner). To help businesses adapt to this …

From developments in the Virgin Hyperloop Certification Center and upstart small businesses to advancements in remote working and federal recruitment, West Virginia technology leaders are optimistic about the sector’s chances in 2021. Outside COVID-19, one of the biggest developments of 2020 that’s set to impact the state this year is the installation of the Virgin …

By Perrin Stein Local public health officials have raised concerns about recent revisions to the state’s vaccine distribution plan , which prioritizes people over 70 and those between ages 16 and 69 with specific underlying health conditions over some essential workers and those living in group settings. The vaccination of older and more vulnerable Montanans …

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WV News) — Although the COVID-19 pandemic put up several hurdles, the High Technology Foundation has reported a largely successful 2020, with hopes to carry that momentum into 2021. The foundation’s major project of 2020 was working on Phase III of expansion at the I-79 High Technology Park. Work on the access road …

The link between education and health disparities is clear, said Dr. Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, a professor of preventive medicine and public health at Creighton University. “The less educated someone is,” she said, “the higher their chance of dying disproportionately than the general population from diseases.”  Sade Kosoko-Lasaki DAVE WEAVER/CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY Nebraska struggles with obesity, but experts say small …