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Tarryn Landman

Tarryn Landman

Tarryn Landman has an interest in the growth of vibrant, prosperous communities.

tlandman@millierdickinsonblais.com

Articles Posted by Tarryn Landman

Are we looking at the end of knowledge workers?

I recently came across the video below by Jacob Morgan, a futurist and author whose latest book looks at the future of work, on the evolution More...

Tech giants more transparent about diversity problem, but what will it take to close the gender gap?

It seems to be the summer of transparency. At least for Silicon Valley’s tech giants. The first power player to share its diversity statistics was More...

The role of labor in advanced manufacturing

Brad Lindquist at Area Development takes a look at the important role talent will play in advanced manufacturing in the midst of technological advances. This role will More...

Women are more likely to secure Kickstarter funding than men

Joe Pinsker at The Atlantic takes a look at a recent study that found women are more likely to secure Kickstarter funding than their male counterparts. These More...

Will half of people be working remotely by 2020?

A recent survey of business leaders at the Global Leadership Summit in London reveals some insights into what the (not too distant) future of work could More...

Brookings publishes a new report on innovation districts

The Brookings Institution recently published a new report on innovation districts in the United States. Brookings defines these districts as “geographic areas where leading-edge anchor More...

Full Ranking: Canada’s 100 Best Jobs

Canadian Business Magazine has released its list of Canada’s 100 Best Jobs. The list is based on data from Statistics Canada and includes jobs that had seen More...

Review: Screw Business as Usual

It’s not often we review books here that start off like a tabloid cover story, complete with Kate Winslet heroically rescuing an elderly woman from a More...

Why I’m learning to code

Coding has hit the headlines a number of times in recent months as companies, educational institutions, and organizations look at the growing importance of this More...

Review: Lean In

Over the past few months, the discussion of women in the workforce has taken centre stage with articles like “Why Women Still Can’t Have It More...

Four MBAs are hitting the road to find the future of American business

Want to know what the future of American business will look like? A group of first-year MBAs from Harbard Business School is trying to find More...

DCI has announced the first ever “40 Under 40” award winners in economic development

DCI recently announced the winners of its first “40 Under 40” award at the IEDC Leadership Summit in Orlando. The award is the first of More...