Entries by Molly Davidson

Using Media Monitoring to Escape Data Overload

In workplaces across the globe, information overload is weakening office morale. It’s diminishing productivity, quashing inventiveness, and launching industry leaders into spates of poor decision making. The constant stimulation of computer screens and communication devices is causing the mental burnout of employees and managers alike. This is an issue that frustrates knowledge workers in a wide […]

How Open Data Can Help Fix Youth Unemployment

In April of this year, CBC’s chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge hosted a segment on The National entitled, Class of 2014: Generation Screwed? Over the course of the fifteen-minute feature, Mansbridge interviewed university students from various backgrounds and disciplines in an attempt to understand the economic challenges they face. The results were, for the most part, […]