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Teams Need Emotionally Intelligent Technology Leaders Now More Than Ever

Troy McAlpin, tech industry pioneer, is the CEO and co-founder of xMatters, focused on keeping the world’s digital services available.

When the pandemic hit, our society went digital for the fulfillment of our needs so that we could shelter safely in place. Digital services became ubiquitous with shopping, eating out, gathering and so on. The technology foundation laid over the last 20 years enabled the fastest revolution in the consumption of goods and services in history.

This rapid adoption of digital services, driven by pandemic-imposed stay-at-home orders, created a unique set of challenges for technology workers — those

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U.N. gathering of world leaders unlikely to be ‘business as usual’

By Michelle Nichols

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations is looking at different ways to hold its 75th annual gathering of world leaders – traditionally held in New York City – because “we’re not going to have business as usual in September,” a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday.

New York City is an epicenter for the global coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes the respiratory illness COVID-19 and has killed hundreds of thousands of people globally.

“It’s hard to imagine that the traditional General Assembly with thousands and thousands of people descending on New York and on the U.N.

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